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5 General Principles for Teaching Low Literacy Learners

Hello colleagues, Teaching adult learners who do not have a solid literacy foundation in their primary language is a unique challenge. Fortunately, there are resources to help teachers to provide the kind of instruction these learners need. Our wonderful colleague, Patsy (Vinogradov) Egan has written a useful article, "Maestra, the letters speak!"  that addresses the instructional needs of this group of learners. 

A Great Resource -- Reading Skills for Health Care Workers

Hello colleagues, I'm sure that many of you are familiar with the great resources available from Marshall Adult Education, Reading Skills for Today's Adults. You can read the LINCS review here.

Last chance to register for Contextualized Instruction online course!

Contextualized Instruction is a 7-week online course offered through a partnership between World Education and the College and Career Pathways Institute at La Guardia Community College. The next scheduled session starts on Monday, October 2nd and we have a few spots left! 

Online Courses: Contextualized Instruction, College Readiness, and Navigating Pathways

World Education’s E-Learning PD is currently enrolling for upcoming courses. The following courses are all led by facilitators who are experts in their topics. Courses take approximately three hours per week to complete and successfully making your way through the requirements will result in a Certificate of Completion. Participants do not have to be online at specific times but post to discussions and complete readings and assignments according to a fixed schedule.

Contextualized Social Studies, Science and Math

Hello friends, Are you familiar with the CUNY High School Equivalency Curriculum Framework? This standards-based instructional resource includes a section on teaching reading in a social studies context, as well as sections on contextualized math and science instruction.

For more information about these instructional resources, check out the following LINCS reviews:

Math: Problem-Solving in Functions and Algebra

REGISTER TODAY - Explicit Instruction Online Course Pilot (free) Aug 8 - Sept. 20, 2016

The LINCS Region II Professional Development Center invites you to participate in a PILOT of a FREE facilitated online course: Explicit Instruction, in August and September, 2016.

Reminder: TAR January Study Circle for Alphabetics - Registration Deadline!!

Implementing TEACHING ADULTS TO READ - Practitioner study circles for applying reading research to instructional practice!

Next up: ALPHABETICS INSTRUCTION!

A professional development opportunity brought to you by LINCS RPDC 4. The next session in this series of research-based, facilitated online Study Circles for Teaching Adults to Read begins in the new year!  Please see below for more information ...

Teaching Adults To Read Study Circle for Alphabetics starts in January!

Implementing TEACHING ADULTS TO READ - Practitioner study circles for applying reading research to instructional practice!

Next up: ALPHABETICS INSTRUCTION!

A professional development opportunity brought to you by LINCS RPDC 4. The next session in this series of research-based, facilitated online Study Circles for Teaching Adults to Read begins in the new year!  Please see below for more information ...

Program Models: Beyond the GED: Promising Models for Moving High School Dropouts to College

Good evening all!

I want to share with you a great article, Beyond the GED: Promising Models for Moving High School Dropouts to College.  The article, recently released by MDRC, highlights two models, the I-BEST and the LaGuardia Community College GED Bridge Program.  A summary of the article follows:

DICP Resources: Designing Contextualized Instruction

This week the Career Pathways and the Postsecondary Completion Communities of Practice will be highlighting the resources from Adult Career Pathways dealing with Designing Contextualized Instruction.  As with the other topics we have featured from the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways (DICP) resources, we have a webcast, an online course, some articles from DICP newsletters, and several online resources to share from this collection.

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