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

September Math at PALS

Greetings from your Math Literacy Coordinator! We’re on a mission to boost our community’s math skills, and it’s exciting to see our learners making progress and finding success! Here’s the...

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Summer Science and More

Hello everyone, I’m the Math Literacy Coordinator at PALS, and I’m thrilled to share some exciting news with you. Our mission is to improve literacy within our community, regardless of...

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Embrace the Joy of Numbers

Dear Math Enthusiasts, As the sun is shining brightly and the vacation vibes are in the air, it’s the perfect time to embark on an exciting journey of learning and...

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Alfredo’s Journey to the Trades

In 2017 I started to work in the masonry field as an Operator Labourer. I worked labouring for about 3 years even though I was able to lay bricks because...

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