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Welcome to the LINCS Reading and Writing Group.

The group is a community of practice for practitioners, advocates, researchers, learners, policymakers, and others who are interested in discussing reading and writing in the field of adult literacy.

Topics discussed include:

  • Essential Components of reading instruction
  • Serving individuals with a barrier to employment including those who have low levels of literacy skills
  • Literacy skills, skill-building, and instructional strategies
  • Using content standards in English Language Arts and Literacy instruction
  • Family literacy
  • Learning in context
  • Best practices based on the most rigorous research available and appropriate

Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : A Look Ahead (Discussion with Online Teaching Expert); A Look Behind (Monthly Summary) Apr 1, 2020
Discussion : One Sentence Solutions, One Observation, One Resource 8 Apr 1, 2020
Bulletin : Regularly Updated List of Resources (mostly) from the LINCS Discussion: Preparing for and offering adult basic skills online during the pandemic 2 Mar 31, 2020
Bulletin : EdTech Center Distance Education Strategy webinar Friday March 27th 5 Mar 31, 2020
Discussion : Newsela and ReadWorks Online Reading Options for Adult Learners Mar 24, 2020
Discussion : Ideas for Teaching Sight Words to English Learners Mar 20, 2020
Discussion : Teaching Get the Gist Mar 17, 2020
Discussion : Notice from Tom Sticht on Ken Goodman's Passing 1 Mar 14, 2020
Discussion : Get the Gist Summarizing Strategy 3 Mar 12, 2020
Discussion : Adult Basic Skills Programs and Public Library Partnerships 7 Mar 12, 2020
Discussion : February Monthly Summary Reading and Writing CoP Feb 29, 2020
Discussion : Day 3 Discussion: Productive Struggle with Complex Text hosted by Anita Kerr! 5 Feb 27, 2020
Discussion : Day 2 Discussion: Productive Struggle with Complex Text hosted by Anita Kerr! 10 Feb 26, 2020
Discussion : Day 1 Discussion: Productive Struggle with Complex Text with Anita Kerr! 9 Feb 25, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Teaching Adults to Read 5 Feb 22, 2020
Discussion : Neuroscience and Learning English 9 Feb 22, 2020
Discussion : Speech recognition, anyone? 12 Feb 19, 2020
Discussion : Productive Struggle with Complex Text Discussion with Anita Kerr: February 25, 26, and 27 2020 1 Feb 19, 2020
Discussion : The need for bilingual classes for level 1 students 6 Feb 18, 2020
Discussion : Why American Students Haven’t Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years Feb 13, 2020
Discussion : Free Digital Resources from ProLiteracy ! Feb 12, 2020
Discussion : Steve's Story Part 2 Entering the Wonderful World of Adult Education! 1 Feb 11, 2020
Discussion : New Reading Resource 1 Feb 10, 2020
Discussion : Free Books from ProLiteracy! Feb 6, 2020
Discussion : Steve's Story and How Did Our Students Learn to Read? 13 Feb 6, 2020