LINCS Community Events for the Weeks of 7/12/2021 and 7/19/2021

Please see below for the LINCS Community events for the week of 7/12/2021:

Hosted Discussion: The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning: Study Circle

Description: Merging in-person and virtual instruction and resources can be tricky. Join our two-day asynchronous discussion about The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning!

Date/Time: Monday, July 12, 2021 - Tuesday, July 13, 2021 (asynchronous discussion)

LINCS Community Group: Teaching and Learning

A LINCS account is required to participate in the LINCS discussion, The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning: Study Circle.

 

Live Session:  Assistive Technology Tools

Description: Statistics show that just over 10 percent of adults have hearing and vision-related disabilities. These students enroll in our adult education programs and need assistance to be successful. The LINCS Integrating Technology, Reading and Writing, and Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes community groups will hold a live event to provide guidance and tools to assist adult education professionals serve their students with hearing and vision-related disabilities. Learn how to use the accessibility features in Actively Learn, CommonLit, and ReadWorks as well as tips on how to make learning materials accessible for everyone. 

Date/Time: Thursday, July 15, 3:00 - 4:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Reading and Writing

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Assistive Technology Tools.

 

Live Session:  Strategies for Differentiated Learning and Learner Persistence

Description: Please join the Professional Development group’s live coffee break with Daphne Atkinson for a follow-up conversation to June's presentation on differentiated learning and extend it to support learner persistence. Register, join, listen, and/or share. We want to hear your experiences and provide a forum in which strategies evolve and ideas advance other ideas.

Date/Time: Friday, July 16, 3:00 - 4:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Professional Development

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Strategies for Differentiated Learning and Learner Persistence.

 

Please see below for the LINCS Community events for the week of 7/19/2021:

Live Session:  Transform, Engage, and Retain (TSTM)

Description:  Transform a Teaching the Skills That Matter (TSTM) lesson into a virtual learning lesson using an interactive digital tool called Nearpod. In this session, participants will learn how to keep students engaged and boost student participation with collaborative activities and formative assessments like virtual reality, polls, Collaborate Boards, and game-based quizzes. Educators will also learn best practices using Nearpod and TSTM for program and classroom improvement.

Date/Time: Monday, July 19, 1:00 - 2:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Integrating Technology

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Transform, Engage, and Retain.

 

Live Session:  Advocating for Prison & Reentry Education

Description: Joins us as we consider ways that educators can advocate for and on behalf of their students to create a more robust and supportive system for adult learners in correctional and reentry settings. We will discuss understanding the issues facing adult learners, what it means to be an advocate for students as they progress into trade or post-secondary programming, and best practices for engaging legislators and administrators.

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 21, 1:00 - 2:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Correctional and Reentry Education

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Advocating for Prison & Reentry Education.

 

Live Session:  Using LINCS for Professional Development

Description: Are you looking for ways to optimize your LINCS experience? Are you seeking ways to differentiate your program's professional development? Join this interactive discussion and discover strategies for using both current and past LINCS discussions for professional development.

Date/Time: Friday, July 23, 1:00 - 2:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Program Management

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Using LINCS for Professional Development.