Micro Groups

Micro-groups are episodic discussions focused on a specific topic.
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2017 Online Tools & Resource Evaluation Micro Group

This micro-group will identify, use, and review online teaching tools and resources.
Latest Activity: Jan 06, 2021 | Total Posts: 16
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Advancing Equity in Career and Technical Education

This group helps build the capacity of CTE professionals to address equity barriers in CTE program enrollment, participation, and completion. The discussions will help increase equity across the various programmatic aspects of CTE and for all students.
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2023 | Total Posts: 125
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For adult education practitioners to discuss practices, instructional strategies, and issues related to assessment
Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2023 | Total Posts: 335
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Book Study: Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler

This book study will read and discuss the book Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler.
Latest Activity: Jun 05, 2017 | Total Posts: 38
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College and Career Standards

For adult education practitioners to explore policies, practices, and issues in using standards to prepare adults for college and careers
Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2023 | Total Posts: 229
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Diversity and Literacy

For adult education practitioners, advocates, researchers, and others who are interested in discussing the linkages between diversity and literacy
Latest Activity: Mar 13, 2021 | Total Posts: 380
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Evaluating Formative Assessment Tools

This microgroup will evaluate formative assessment tools.
Latest Activity: Apr 29, 2016 | Total Posts: 15
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Financial Literacy

For adult education practitioners to discuss best practices, policies, and issues related to teaching financial literacy for adults
Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2021 | Total Posts: 95
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Health Literacy

For adult educators, adult education program managers, health educators, and others to discuss health literacy
Latest Activity: Oct 31, 2023 | Total Posts: 394
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LINCS Suggestion Box

This group provides a space to collect user feedback on LINCS.
Latest Activity: Dec 05, 2017 | Total Posts: 5
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Minority Serving Community Colleges and Affiliates

Discussion and resource sharing for community colleges and other higher education groups serving underrepresented or underserved students.
Latest Activity: Jan 06, 2021 | Total Posts: 151
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Nonformal Adult Education

This group serves stakeholders working with adult learners in nonformal adult education environments such as community centers, churches, or libraries.
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2018 | Total Posts: 60
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OCTAE - Open Educational Resources

The LINCS Open Educational Resources (OER) Group is a community of practice where practitioners, learners, and others discuss the use of Open Education Resources (OER) in adult education.
Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2019 | Total Posts: 8
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Online Tools and Resources Evaluation MicroGroup

This facilitated microgroup will evaluate adult education materials and share the results.
Latest Activity: Mar 08, 2017 | Total Posts: 25
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PIAAC Literacy Circle

Reading and writing activities for adult learners, based on Amy Trawick’s “Using the PIAAC Literacy Framework to Guide Instruction.”
Latest Activity: Oct 09, 2017 | Total Posts: 12
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Postsecondary Completion

For exploring issues related to helping adult education programs embed the skills adult learners need to complete postsecondary education
Latest Activity: Nov 17, 2019 | Total Posts: 153

Reading Apprenticeship Book Study

Users read and discuss a book on Reading Apprenticeship.
Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2015 | Total Posts: 31
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Science Lessons

Participants in this micro group will use the forum to discuss way of integrating science into adult education instruction.
Latest Activity: Oct 05, 2017 | Total Posts: 13
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Skilled Immigrant and Refugee Workgroup

Continued learning for the White House National Skills and Credential Institute
Latest Activity: Jul 20, 2023 | Total Posts: 34
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State Trainers

The State Trainers micro-group is a forum for state trainers and liaisons to ask questions about, and discuss the delivery of, LINCS trainings.
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2018 | Total Posts: 17
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Strengthening Manufacturing Partnerships

This group will focus on the formation and development of a manufacturing sector partnerships.
Latest Activity: Mar 14, 2018 | Total Posts: 4
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Youth and Adult Pathways (YAP) Series

Assisting states and regional areas align, improve and sustain partnerships in youth and adult career pathways systems
Latest Activity: Jun 28, 2018 | Total Posts: 69