What You Need to Know
Plato has been a resource for classroom literacy programs for several years. PLATO has a number of lessons that deal with more basic skills in math, reading and writing. More advanced lessons are outlined by a number of National Occupation Codes (NOC) and packaged lessons dealing with Essential Skills required for each code are available. This is an extremely valuable tool for learners with employment related goals.
Separate courses can be taken such as:
- Writing in the Workplace
- Life and Job Skills
- Business Basics
- Technology Fundamentals
- Job Skills for the Real World
- View Plato Demo
- Tutorial - Understanding Exemptions in Plato
If you have signed up for Independent Study and your LearningHUB Practitioner recommends you work on Plato, an account will be created for you and login instructions will be sent to you by email.
Your LearningHUB Practitioner will be in touch with you regularly to support you through your online upgrading using Plato.
Technical Requirements for Plato
Plato and Web Browsers
Windows PCs (Vista, Window 7, Windows 8) - use Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome
Note if using Windows XP - use Chrome or Firefox
Mac computers - use Safari
Flash and Shockwave
Adobe Flash is required for most lessons. Shockwave may be required for a few specific lessons (Real World). These are available (free) on the www.adobe.com website. Theses are safe and may take few minutes to download to your computer.
You will need to allow popups to run Plato on your computer. If you are prompted, make sure to allow popups from the Plato website. Once you have allowed popups, Plato should run smoothly for you. For additional instructions: