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Journal Article: Review of The Open Door Collective: The Workforce Basic Skills Resources Collection

I am pleased to share an article from volume one, issue two of the new ProLiteracy peer-reviewed, online research journal, Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. This article is written by Johan E. Uvin, Institute for Educational Leadership. 

Why does a protective bubble around Earth matter?

Did you know that scientists discovered an artificial bubble around Earth that forms when radio communciations from the ground interact with high-energy radiation particles in space? The bubble forms a protective barrier barrier around Earth. This protects the planet from potentially dangerous space weather like solar flares and other ejections from the sun. To lear more about this recent discovery, check out this article.  

ICYMI: February topics and resources.

February was a busy month with discussions and resources. Below are some highlights in case you missed the threads. I invite you to review these conversations and let me know your thoughts.

LINCS Resources: January Spotlight


The LINCS Resource section has hundreds of valuable instructional resources, research reports, websites, and additional meaningful tools. Each month, I hope to highlight resources and provide strategies for use.  

The Professional Development Guide for Adult Citizenship Educators

One Ocean Science Lesson

This National Geographic Resource is found in our LINCS collection and is appropriate for students. I'd like to invite you to check it out and let us know how you would use it your classroom.

  • How do you use the Resources in LINCS?
  • Will this one help you in your Science class?
  • Would you like to have links like this shared weekly?

I'd love to learn more about your expectations for the Science Community of Practice. 


Must See Resources for GED® Educators

Our GED Testing Service website includes lots of resources to help educators prepare their students for the GED® test. While we think they’re all valuable, here are the key resources that we suggest you use.

USCIS Webinar: Overview of Citizenship Ed Resources, Oct 8

Hi, Everyone -

USCIS is hosting a webinar on Thursday, Oct 8, from 2-3pm (EST) on citizenship education resources. USCIS will provide an overview of the Citizenship Resource Center, USCIS study materials, and answer questions.

To register for this session, please follow the steps below:

Teaching math to nonreading and low level reading students

I teach basic math to students with a graded 0-3 math level,  Unfortunately many students have reading levels that correspond with their math levels.  What resources have you found helpful in teaching these students.  Many of the resources that I have encountered either have either to high a reading level or are too "kiddish" for adults., Resources

Hi group members,

The .website is an interesting resource for disability-related information.  I have included all the sub-topics below:

  • Benefits

Adult Education and People with Disabilities

Hello group members,

I was reading something on the OVAE (now renamed OCTAE) website and re-found a page that I have accessed before.


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