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The ANN Annual Conference held at the COABE National Preconference - March 31, 2019 - New Orleans, LA

The Adult Numeracy Network (ANN) presents a day of professional development with a focus on unmasking our students’ potential to learn mathematics that will prepare them for success. The ANN Annual Conference will be held at the COABE National Preconference on March 31, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year our theme is Revealing a Path from Basic Math to Algebra.  We will:

Getting Office 2016 for Adult ESL Students

Hi, 

I am teaching an English and Microsoft Office Specialist Certification class. Unfortunately, most of my students do not have Office 2016 on their home computers and they have been asking if I know of any free or subsidized office software so they can practice at home. Because my students are studying for the MOS exams, a previous version or free open Office version is not going to benefit them. Anyone know of a source for getting free or subsidized Office 2016?

 

Thanks!

Micayla 

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Announcement: The NCL's 2018 Literacy Leadership Awards

Dear Colleagues,
 
It is my pleasure to announce the recipients of the National Coalition for Literacy's Literacy Leadership Awards for 2018. In addition to the Literacy Leadership Awards, this year the NCL Board will be making the inaugural Barbara Bush Lifetime Achievement in Adult Literacy Award. This new award is intended to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions as an advocate for adult literacy over a full professional career.
 
 

Textbooks and Materials aligned to the New English Language Proficiency Standards

Hello everybody, 

I hope you are doing great! I am new in this group, and I am looking for information related to textbooks and materials aligned to the New English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education.This is the link where you can find the standards : https://lincs.ed.gov/professional-development/resource-collections/profile-964 

I am wondering if any of you can recommend books names and publishers that may have current materials. 

Thank you for your time,

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The Path to Full Tech Integration: From the First Conversation to Powerful Learner Use (Digital Promise webinar)

Much has been said about technology and its potential for improving learning opportunities for underserved adults. How can an adult education program most effectively harness this power for all of their learners?

Free Webinar on Reading Comprehension and Adult Learners

Do your adult learners struggle with reading comprehension? Do they read, reach the bottom of a paragraph, and have no idea what they’ve just read? In support of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, Digital Promise's Adult Learning Initiative's focus this month for our free webinar series is on helping adult learners develop the complex comprehension processes associated with strong reading skills.

Free Webinar on Teaching Reading Comprehension to Adult Learners

Do your adult learners struggle with reading comprehension? Do they read, reach the bottom of a paragraph, and have no idea what they’ve just read? In support of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, Digital Promise's Adult Learning Initiative's focus this month for our free webinar series is on helping adult learners develop the complex comprehension processes associated with strong reading skills.

Skilled up and want to work, or, Which way to the career pathway?

I have what may be an unusual inquiry, a sort of a lament and a cry for help from the trenches of adults who want to work.

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