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Free MOOC on PD and Digital Learning

Original post by Dahlia


I'm sharing a link to a MOOC (massive open online course) for educators that is available for free here:  And here is text from the home page:     Digital Learning Transition

Thank you for your interest in the Planning for the Digital Learning Transition in K-12 Schools massive online open course for educators (DLT MOOC-Ed). This course will help you:

Global STEMx Conference Starts Today (Sept 19-21)

Original post by Dahlia


We invite you to join us at the Global STEMx conference (, which is a massively open online conference for educators focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more. The conference is being held over the next three days, September 19-21, 2013, and is free to attend. The Open Education Resources to Support Adult STEM Teaching and Learning project will host two presentations during this virtual conference:

Tablet Technology in Correctional Education

Hello All,  The Correctional Education Association (CEA) is working alongside Union Supply Group to roll out its secure tablet for use in correctional education classrooms.  I'm part of the team identifying relevant educational content for use in the facilities and thought I'd ask for imput on what you, as educators and administrators in this setting, would deem most necessary and important for such a device.  The tablet is fairly small, only 32GB, which means that we have to pick and choose which resources make it on and will be offering a menu of possible materials grouped by subject.  We

STEM Education: What Does the Research Show?

What does the research show about developing STEM literacy, and improving instruction and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics?

Welcome to first day of discussion on “How can technology transform adult education and current practice?”

Good morning and welcome to the first day of our discussion on How can technology transform adult education and current practice?”  

We are very lucky to have adult education and technology experts Art Graesser and David Rosen to facilitate a discussion aimed at answering this question in the LINCS Community’s Technology and Learning group.

Fighting Teacher Isolation with Technology

I found this short article "Fighting Teacher Isolation with Technology"  from a 4th grade teacher with tips on how to use Twitter, Google Hangouts, Pinterest, and Professional Learning Networks (like LINCS) to fight teacher isolation helpful.  Although she's a 4th grade teacher, I think her ideas are great and applicable for adult ed teachers who often find themselves as the only math teacher in a rural area program or the evening ESL teacher.

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Ten Tech Innovators of 2013

Hi All. Interested in learning about ten of the biggest ed technology innovators of 2013? Granted, they're focused on higher ed more so than adult literacy. Regardless, I believe their outside-the-box thinking is how we should always approach technology and ed.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Idea Makers: Ten Tech Innovators 2013


Technology related sessions at COABE 2013


Hi all,

I have looked through the sessions that are scheduled for COABE 2013 and below is a list of the sessions that have a technology component.  I have alos created a google doc with this information which you can access at this link Are any of you presenting at COABE 2013?  Tell us what you're doing.




21st Century Classrooms - Confused with Too Much Technology

Are you still struggling with interactive white-boards, iPADS, iPODS, QR Data Codes, Augmented Technology, Twitter, Edmodo ...    Come join us at TLC at the Beach 2013 and learn from the top national practitioners how to integrate these into the teaching of literacy.   Attend one of the full day, pre-conference sessions, choose from 36 plenary sessions, listen to 3 internationally recognized keynote speakers and enjoy a room on the ocean at the Sea Mist resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.   Want to know more - go to our website at

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