Week October 28, 2013: College and Career Standards Group Snapshot: Join the Conversations!
As we close out Connected Educator Month (CEM) this week, we’d like to get to know more about what you’ve learned from the 240+ events hosted by CEM throughout the month of October. Visit this discussion in the Technology and Learning group and share your key takeaways and next steps for technology application in your program or classroom! https://community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/connected-educator-month-adult-education-connection.
Take Action This Month. Invite a Colleague!
Take action to celebrate CEM and help your colleagues get connected to the LINCS Community. On the right hand side of the main groups page (https://community.lincs.ed.gov/groups) is an “Invite a colleague” section. Enter their email address to send them an invitation to get connected to this network of adult education practitioners. Send out an invitation today!
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
- Update on PIAAC – On October 8, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills. Find out more about how to access the web hub for reports, resources, events, and press links for the report here: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/update-piaac
- Changes to Formative Assessment Group – We have heard your feedback that the Formative Assessment group’s name may be limiting to conversations taking place within the group and are pleased to announce that the group will be changed to “Assessment”. View the official announcement and join us in welcoming the Assessment group subject matter expert, Dr. Susan Finn Miller here:https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/changes-formative-assessment-group
- Learn with LINCS: New Online Science Course Available – The second LINCS science course, Scientific Practices in Context: Curricular Planning and Lesson Development, builds upon the first LINCS science course and provides an introduction to teaching science in context and guidance on where teachers can find credible science resources. The course is now available on the LINCS Learning Portal. For more information, visit: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/learn-lincs-new-online-science-course-available
- Happy Connected Educator Month– Join the Events! October is Connected Educator Month, find out about how you sign up to receive updates about CEM events, contests, and resources, and participate in the events: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/happy-connected-educator-month%E2%80%94join-events
New to the College and Career Standards group? Introduce yourself here! https://community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/welcome-and-please-introduce-yourself-0
See you in the College and Career Standards group!
The LINCS Community Team