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Apprenticeship Math

The Apprenticeship Math short course is designed for learners preparing to go into the trades. It focuses on basic math skills using fractions, decimals and percents and include real workplace examples or when to use these skills. If you're interested in this career pathway and need to strengthen your math skills, this course is for you! Note: Learners should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers before taking this course.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Credit or PLAR – Math Prep

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your math skills to get ready to take a high school credit course or write the 9/10 Math PLAR assessment.  

*NOTE – Level of curriculum assigned will be based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Feeding a Family

Feeding a Family is harder than it looks. Planning, budgeting, shopping, following recipes, safely handling and cooking food – a lot of skills are required to make healthy, affordable meals! If you’re looking for some help or inspiration on how to keep a family well fed, you’ve come to the right place. Straightforward ideas, instructions, and activities will add to your toolkit for planning menus and making meals. You’ll enjoy advice from experts in the field on how to budget and how to shop effectively to keep costs low. Easy, tasty lunches and suppers made from simple, inexpensive ingredients will beef up your recipe book. Plus, you’ll gather the latest information about healthy foods and get tips about eating right that you can actually follow. Don’t miss this informative, fun course!

This course will include reading supports so that you can listen to information as well as read. You’ll participate in a math activity each week, and you’ll be introduced to higher-level concepts such as fractions and percents, but no advanced math skills are required to complete the course beyond a beginning understanding of basic operations (+ - x /). You’ll need to be able to type to write a simple message and to list your thoughts in point form.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep – Math

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your math skills in preparation for writing the GED Math Test.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Introduction to SABA (Live Class)

This class is for first time users of the SABA program. If you are taking a SABA Class on the LearningHUB, we recommend you take this class first. We will practise using the communication tools including the microphone, text chat and participation icons. You will also learn how to use the markup tools and practise using them on the Whiteboard. If this course isn't available before your SABA Class is scheduled, a playback of the session should be watched so you are ready for your first class. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2

Managing Your Money

The Managing Your Money short course is for learners juggling their personal finances. Its’ purpose is to provide learners with an overview of the budgeting process as well as give them an opportunity to practise using a budget. Learners will see how budgeting can help them achieve long-term security and have money available for fun. The course covers understanding and using decimals, budget vocabulary, creating a budget, and setting financial goals.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Math - Algebra (Live Class)

We will carry on where we left off with Pre-Algebra. We will learn how to solve x-y+2a, when x=4, y=5 and a=1 plus 10x = x. We will show how to combine like variables, solve equations with variables on both sides of an equation, and solve literal equations. Algebra is not as scary as you think!

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C3.3, C4.3, D.1-D.2

Math - Budgeting Basics (Live Class)

What is a budget and how can creating one help you? This class focuses on the importance of budgeting. We will look at how to find your monthly income, list and balance your expenses and set simple financial goals. We will create a sample budget and look at some easy to use online budgeting calculators.

NOTE: Students should be able to add and subtract before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: C1.1-C1.3; B1.2; A1.1, A2.1; D.2

Math - Decimals: Adding & Subtracting (Live Class)

Decimals are used to represent money and measurements. Take this class to get a basic understanding of decimal fractions and how they are written. Practise using mixed numbers in decimal form. Learn to add and subtract decimals so you can improve your math skills at home, work and school.
 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1, C2.1, C3.1, C4.1, D.1-D.2

Math - Decimals: Multiplying & Dividing (Live Class)

This second course on decimals will cover multiplying and dividing decimals, rounding off decimals and changing proper fractions into decimals. 

NOTE: It is recommended you take Adding & Subtracting Decimals before taking this course.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, B1.2, C4.1, D.2
 

Math - Division (Live Class)

How are Multiplication and Division related? Multiplication and Division are opposite operations. Division is a quick way to subtract the same number several times just as multiplication is a quick way to add the same number several times. Enrol in this class if you need to review and practise your division skills.   

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1, C2.1, C3.1, C4.1, D.1-D.2

Math - Fractions in Everyday Life (Live Class)

Fractions are all around us. We use them every day when cooking, shopping and working. Take this class to learn how to do simple calculations with fractions to make your life easier! 

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, D.1-D.2

Math - Fractions: Adding & Subtracting (Live Class)

Take the skills you learned in Introduction to Fractions a step further by learning to add and subtract fractions. It's not as hard as you think! 

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide and find a common denominator before taking this class. 
 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Fractions: Introduction (Live Class)

Do numerators, denominators and mixed numbers have you confused? Take this class to learn the basics of fractions. We will talk about the parts of a fraction and explain what each part means.

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Fractions: Multiplying & Dividing (Live Class)

Take the skills you learned in the first two fraction classes even further by learning to multiply and divide fractions.

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Homework Help: Algebra (Live Class)

Do you need extra help with algebra? You are not alone! Come to our Homework Help session and get your questions answered. Attend this class for extra help with understanding order of operations and variables; working with integers; and solving algebraic equations. 

Learners are encouraged to prepare questions for the instructor ahead of time.

Note: Learners should already be learning about algebra before attending. If you are new to algebra, enrol in one of our live classes or ask your Anytime learning practitioner for lessons.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C1.3, C2.2, C3.3, C3.4, C4.2, D.1-D.2

Math - Homework Help: Decimals and Fractions (Live Class)

Do you need extra help with decimals and fractions? You are not alone! Come to our Homework Help session and get your questions answered. Attend this class for extra help with understanding and comparing decimals or common fractions; rounding decimals; and adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals or common fractions. 

Learners are encouraged to prepare questions for the instructor ahead of time.

Note: Learners should already be learning about decimals and fractions before attending. Enrol in one of our live classes or ask your Anytime learning practitioner for lessons. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, C1.2, C1.3, C2.2, C2.3, C3.3, C3.4, C4.2, C4.3, D.1-D.2

Math - Metric Measurement and Conversions (Live Class)

Go the distance as we learn about the metric system. The metric system provides units of measurement for distance, volume, mass, time, and temperature. We will talk about the basic units of measure and then learn how to convert the units within the metric system and to imperial measures.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1-2, C2.2-2, C3.1-2, C4.1-2, D.1-D.2

Math - Multiplication (Live Class)

How are addition and multiplication related? Multiplication is a fast way of adding the same number many times. In this class we will learn the meaning of multiplication and see how useful the Multiplication Table is. We will also show how to multiply single digit numbers, working our way up to larger numbers.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1, C2.1, C3.1, C4.1, D.1-D.2

Math - Percentages: How they relate to Decimals & Fractions (Live Class)

We see percentages every day of our lives. We need to better understand them so we can make simple calculations quickly and easily. In this class you will learn how to change a percentage to a fraction and then do the reverse by changing a fraction to a percentage. You will also learn how to change a percent to a decimal and then change it back to a percent.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2

Math - Percentages: Word Problems (Live Class)

Joe needs to score 80% on his test to pass. If the test has 65 questions, how many questions does he need to get right? In this class we will learn how to solve problems like this one. We will break problems down into steps and teach how to find the part, whole and percent. We will also look at percentages that are greater than 100 and ones that are less than 1 percent.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Pre-Algebra (Live Class)

What are variables? What are integers? Did you know that an x or a question mark may stand for an unknown number? In this class we will review the terms: variables, integers and algebraic expressions. We will also add, subtract, multiply and divide equations that involve solving for unknowns.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C3.3, C4.3, D.1-D.2.

Math - Ratios, Proportions, Rates (Live Class)

Ratios, proportions and rates are used every day at home and work. You use rates when shopping to figure out costs or when driving to figure out speed. You use ratios when cooking and measuring to compare amounts. This class will explain the math behind the tasks you do and will give you the skills you need to learn new math. 

NOTE: Learners should be able to understand and use fractions before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3; C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2

Reading Tables and Graphs (Live Class)

Tables and graphs are found in newspapers, flyers, brochures and presentations. They give you a quick visual image.  They make instant comparisons and show relationships and trends. In this class you will learn how to read tables and graphs in everyday life situations like comparing phone plans, understanding hydro bills and viewing election results. You will also need these skills for the GED Test and for high school credit courses.

OALCF Levels: A2.2, A3, B1.2, C4.1-C4.2, D.1-D.3

Steps to Success

Some learn best by watching or reading, some by listening, and others by trying things on their own.  Our favourite way to learn is called our preferred learning style and knowing your style can help you learn better. This course will help you identify your learning style, and will provide strategies to use that take advantage of your preference.  You will learn how to use memory strategies like mnemonic phrases or images.  Online learning is very different from classroom learning.  This course helps to identify learning challenges and obstacles and how to cope when faced with a challenge.   The goal of this course is to help you explore strategies for managing time, reaching out for help, setting goals and monitoring your learning.  

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.
 

Understanding and Using Math

Register for this curriculum if you want to work independently to improve your understanding of one or more of the following math topics:

  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and Ratios
  • Decimals
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Data Skills

 

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.