Week December 9, 2013: College and Career Standards Group Snapshot: Join the Conversations!
New and Ongoing Discussions
- New Tests for January 2014: As we look toward the new year, let’s explore this question together. How are all of the changes going to affect the materials and content that you currently use in your programs? https://community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/new-tests-january-2014
There are no new group bulletins. Have an announcement to share with other group members? Post to the Bulletin tab! https://community.lincs.ed.gov/node/257/content/bulletins
- Announcing the Youth and Adult Pathways Event Series & Microgroup: The Youth and Adult Pathways (YAP) Event Series is an OVAE project executed by the Manhattan Strategy Group. The project aims to complement and enhance OVAE’s past and ongoing career pathways work by bringing the career and technical education (CTE) and the adult education communities together. We invite all interested members to join this new microgroup found in the Career Pathways group! Read more about YAP activities here: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/announcing-youth-and-adult-pathways-event-series-microgroup
- New OVAE Initiative Produces Theoretical Framework for Immigrant Integration: Adult educators interested in the services that need to be provided to low- and high-skilled immigrants in order to help them attain integration can benefit from a new theoretical framework produced by the Networks for Integrating New Americans initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE). Read more about this initiative and the framework here: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/new-ovae-initiative-produces-theoretical-framework-immigrant-integration
- Digital Badges Discussion Starts Today! Join guests Steve Reder and David Wiley in the Technology and Learning group to participate in a week-long discussion about digital badges, following the release of the OVAE-sponsored report produced by the American Institutes for Research (AIR): The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners. For the discussion schedule and links to the discussion, visit: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/digital-badges-discussion-starts-today
New to the College and Career Standards group? Introduce yourself here! https://community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/welcome-and-please-introduce-yourself-0
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The LINCS Community Team