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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?

Building Bridges Between Adult Basic Education and Developmental Education

Building Bridges Between Adult Basic Education and Developmental Education

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) is committed to supporting community college students and, in turn, strengthening the coordination and alignment between adult education and developmental education programs at community college campuses to better prepare students for the 21st century job market. 

Building Bridges Between Adult Basic Education and Developmental Education

Building Bridges Between Adult Basic Education and Developmental Education is a discussion starting on OCTOBER 17 and running through OCTOBER 21st from 9 am - 5 pm ET on this Community of Practice.  This online discussion will be based on the U.S. Department of Education's Supporting Student Success project, and moderated by Victoria Bozzuto, Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Gateway Community College, and Tamara Clunis, Dean of Academic Success Division at Amarillo College.

TEACHING ADULTS TO READ Study Circles for Winter and Spring!

A FREE Professional Development Opportunity brought to you by LINCS.

Facilitated online study circles for adult educators who want to learn – and practice - more about assessing and teaching the components of reading.

Winter series: Teaching Comprehension. Spring series: Teaching Vocabulary 

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Does participation in adult basic skills programs impact earnings?

Career Pathways comunity members,

Please read this posting from colleague David Rosen, in the Program Management community, and have a look at the important questions he asks.  If you have any thoughts on how you might be able to use these findings (question #3), please share them with our group.

Mike

Online Course: Formative Assessment to Inform Quality Adult ESL Instruction

Use this discussion thread to post your response to the question below from the ELL-U online course, Formative Assessment to Inform Quality Adult ESL Instruction. Please share your comments and feedback on the course.

  • What is one important thing you are taking away from this online course? What do you hope to implement in your classroom?

Online Course: Teaching Adult ELLs who are Emergent Readers

Use this discussion thread to post your response to the question below from the ELL-U online course, Teaching Adult ELLs who are Emergent Readers. Please share your comments and feedback on the course.

  • Print literacy can be very abstract to adult English learners new to school.  What are some teaching techniques that you have used to contextualize basic skills, make them less abstract and have meaning to the students?  What stories can you tell that show they work?

Reach Out to ABE Professionals in Your State and Region

Hello Members,  I just returned from St.

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