Math Literacy

About the Program

This program is for adults who want to improve math skills for work, school, or everyday life.

Meetings are for a few hours each week at a time that works for you.

To learn more about this program contact our Math Literacy Coordinator.

Math Literacy Coordinator

Erum Zeb


Learning Activities

One on One Tutoring

Math Tutoring

  • Meet with a volunteer tutor one-on-one for a few hours each week, at a time that works for you.
  • Use learning materials with real-life examples.
  • Go at your own pace and build on what you already know.
  • Gain confidence with numbers, improve your problem-solving skills and learn how to apply math skills to everyday tasks.


Group Activities

Math and Science for the Trades
For adults preparing to go into the trades or who need to use math and science on the job. Learn how to apply math skills with basic science concepts to solve common problems on the job.

Math Test Preparation Workshop
For adults looking preparing to go back to school or to start an apprenticeship. Learn how to study and prepare for an exam, how to deal with anxiety, tips and strategies for writing an exam, and how to solve many kinds of math problems. This workshop will include a practice exam to try out what you learn and a review session for immediate feedback.

Financial Literacy
Improve your financial knowledge and learn how to manage money in your everyday life and plan for the future. Understand your money situation, keep track of your income and expenses, calculate your spending over time, determine your needs and wants, and make a spending plan that works for you.

Math Literacy Updates

Celebrating Women in Mathematics Day

Did you know that May 12th is celebrated as International Women in Mathematics Day? This day honours the legacy of Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the prestigious Fields...

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Math Fun with Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

Hello Everyone, Since 1986 April has been celebrated as a mathematics and statistics awareness month to increase understanding and appreciation of math and statistics. Have a look at the collection...

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Happy Pi Day from Math Literacy

As the seasons change, bringing warmer weather, our passion for math remains constant. Our tutoring sessions, both one-on-one and group formats, have continued smoothly, reflecting the enthusiasm and dedication of...

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Marching into March with Math

Hello PALS members, I hope that all of you are doing well and staying warm. Did you know that math literacy is not just about understanding numbers? It’s also about...

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