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English Language Learners Publishes Free E-Book to Help Students Express Their Hopes and Dreams

Dear colleagues,

I wish to share with you my free new e-book, Plant Your Dream Seeds: A Way to Grow Hope in Your Life, which can be used by students to express in writing their deepest and hopes and dreams. This book of writing prompts is the latest addition to the interactive books section of and can be downloaded at:  Just click on the cover.


English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education

Announcing a new report released by the American Institutes for Research entitled English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards for Adult Education with Correspondences to College and Career Readiness Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, and Mathematical and Science Practices.

Special Topic This Month: Strengthening and Transforming ESL Programs through Community Networks

Event Title: Strengthening and Transforming ESL Programs through Community Networks

Event Type: Online Discussion

Date(s): September 28-30, 2015

Greetings members!

This month, the LINCS Community is taking an important step in helping to strengthen nationwide integration efforts for new Americans by sharing the work of World Education’s Networks for Integrating New Americans initiative, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE).

Guest Discussion: Staying Healthy for Beginners Curriculum

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to our guest discussion about an exciting new curriculum, created for beginner ESOL students:

Staying Healthy for Beginners: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living

Webinar - Program Models and Resources for Serving English Language Learners

Hi all,

A webinar, Program Models and Resources for Serving English Language Learners, will be held tomorrow, January 30 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.  A description and link for registering are included in the announcement below.  (This was cross-posted in the Adult English Language Learners group last month.)


Webinar: Developing Rubrics & Checklists for Differentiated ESL Instruction

Mark your calendar for this special LINCS webinar on Monday, June 9 from 4:00-5:00 PM EDT!

Free Upcoming Webinar! Financial Literacy Materials for Adults with Limited English Reading Proficiency


Save the date for a free LINCS Community webinar on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 2-3PM EDT.  Log in info will be emailed directly to registered participants as we approach the webinar date.

Confused About What, How, When of Technology and ELL?

Come join our TLC at the Beach 2013 and learn from the best practitioners the techniques of integrating technology into classroom teaching.   This is a national conference with plenary session speakers representing 19 states and Canada.  Learn about interactive white  boards, websites, iPADS, Apple TV, Edmodo, Twitter, QR Codes, and so much more.   You just have to attend to believe it.   Pre-conference sessions or come and compete in the golf tournament (we are in Myrtle Beach).   Go to our website at and get all the information.

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