LINCS Community Events for the Weeks of 9/13/2021 and 9/20/2021

Please see below for the LINCS Community events for the week of 9/13/2021:

Live Session: Mutual Learning and Shifting the Power Imbalance in Adult English Classes

Description: Join us to consider how to approach our work with cultural humility to make interactions with English learners more equitable and less transactional. We’ll engage on questions such as: How can we become better partners with adult English learners? How can we create open doors for learners to share their perspectives and experiences? And, how could these changes impact learning? Administrators and teachers will also learn concrete tips for involving adult English learners in powerful ways in the classroom.

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 15, 3:00 – 4:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: English Language Acquisition, Program Management, Professional Development

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Mutual Learning and Shifting the Power Imbalance in Adult English Classes

 

Please see below for the LINCS Community events for the week of 9/20/2021:

*National Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL) Week will be observed from September 19 to September 25. Join us in the LINCS Community for the following live events and hosted discussions highlighting the positive impact of adult education on work, family and community life.

Hosted Discussion: LINCS Community Round Robin for AEFL Week

Description: To celebrate AEFL Week, LINCS Community moderators are hosting round robin discussions all week! Each day we’ll introduce a new topic considering a different aspect of AEFL in a different group. Topics will include personal and workplace skills; literacy and numeracy; equity and access from a content perspective; family literacy instructional strategies; role of identity in students’ success; technology integration; and value of TSTM resources for English learners. Be part of these important conversations!

Date/Time: Monday, September 20 through Friday, September 24, 2021 (asynchronous discussions)

LINCS Community Groups: Career Pathways, Math and Numeracy, Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes, Teaching and Learning, Program Management, Professional Development, Integrating Technology, and English Language Acquisition

A LINCS account is required to participate in the LINCS discussions.

 

Hosted Discussion: Exploring Resources and Approaches to Teaching Personal and Workplace Success Skills

Description: Curious about Personal and Workforce Readiness Skills? Join our asynchronous discussion in the LINCS Career Pathways group to explore resources and approaches to teaching personal and workplace success skills with special guests Sandy Goodman, Dani Scherer, and Kathleen O’Connell.

Date/Time: Monday, September 20 through Friday, September 24, 2021 (asynchronous discussion)

LINCS Community Group: Career Pathways

A LINCS account is required to participate in the LINCS discussion, Exploring Resources and Approaches to Teaching Personal & Workplace Success Skills.

 

Live Session: The Write Stuff: Writing in the Math Classroom

Description: Can writing about math improve adult students’ ability to learn math? Yes, it can! Join the LINCS Reading and Writing and Math groups for an interactive presentation on classroom-ready techniques for using writing as a tool to help students succeed in math. It’s all “write” to bring your questions and ideas too!

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 21, 2:00 – 3:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Math and Numeracy, Reading and Writing

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for The Write Stuff: Writing in the Math Classroom.

 

Live Session: Innovations in Digital Literacy for Non-literate and English Learners at Tyson Foods

Description: Join us to learn how Tyson Foods implements digital literacy for its largely immigrant and refugee frontline workforce in plants across the country. Challenges and solutions for supporting rural areas and going digital with non-literate and English Learners will be discussed by Tyson representatives Anson Green, Della Adams, and Julie Clark. The session will describe their innovative program and workarounds for implementing digital literacy with adult education partners, and close with a discussion of options for reporting digital literacy in the National Reporting System.

Date/Time: Thursday, September 23, 1:30 – 2:30pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Integrating Technology

Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Innovations in Digital Literacy for Non-literate and English Learners at Tyson Foods.

 

Live Session: Bringing Families Together Through Education

Description: Join the Correctional and Reentry Education group and the Coalition on Adult Basic Education’s Literacy Behind & Beyond the Walls Committee as we talk about bringing families together who have been touched by our justice systems. This open forum will explore ways to bring families together through learning and share our successes, resources, and best practices for keeping the family bond strong through education, even in the most challenging of times. Bringing Families Together Through Education is a special presentation in recognition of Adult Education & Family Literacy Week.

Date/Time: Friday, September 24, 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 Bringing Families Together Through Education.