Valuable Discussions You May Have Missed

Hello colleagues, I am highlighting some valuable discussions in our community that you may want to check out in case you missed them.

A Conversation about Project-based Learning with Patsy Egan

Patsy Egan, PhD, the director of ATLAS, ABE Teaching & Learning Advancement System, housed in the Hamline University School of Education in St. Paul, MN, joined us to share her expertise on the topic of project-based learning

Patsy addressed the following questions and shared a great many wonderful resources during our conversation.

  • What is project-based learning?
  • Isn’t project-based learning for kids? Why do it with adults?  What are the benefits?
  • What examples of project-based learning can you share for an ABE class? An ESL class? An HSE class?
  • What challenges might there be to implementing project-based learning?
  • What tips can you share for teachers who would like to implement project-based learning?
  • What resources are out there to get started?
  • Where can I learn more?

Setting and Tracking Goals

Come join this discussion to get ideas and to share your goal setting practices with the community!

  • How do you work with students to set goals?
  • How do you track those goals?
  • How do you engage students in assessing their own progress toward their goals?

The 2020 Census

Check out this discussion to find resources related to the 2020 Census. Tell us how you are supporting everyone in your class to be counted!

You can find even more Census resources here: Preparing for the 2020 Census

Thanks for being an important part of our LINCS community!

Cheers, Susan Finn Miller

Moderator Teaching & Learning CoP