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Instructors can further educate, engage, and inspire their learners by integrating technology with educational curricula and practices. One technological tool to use in the classroom are transformative and interactive HyperDocs.

Corrections and the Social Control of African Americans

As we think about the history of the social control of African Americans such as slavery and jim crow, we can say the next wave of social control is through the united states correctional system. Mass incarcerations of African Americans since the 1980s has been on the rise and continue to increase. What are you thoughts on corrections or probation and parole as a mean of social control of African Americans?

Memes and Faulty Analogies

Friends, 

As we experience greater political discourse, people are engaging in social media to share their ideas and debate, but I wonder, how do you teach students about false analogies that often pop up in these images? We have spent time in the past talking about fake news and critical thinking, but the impact of memes in to transmit 'cultural ideas' is often not addressed. So, how do you teach students to dig deeper into a subject? Do you use memes in your classroom to generate discussion? 

The Perfect ESL Textbook

Hello colleagues, Have you found the perfect ESL textbook yet? If so, please let us all know!

I'm curious how many members use ESL textbooks in their teaching and which textbooks are being widely used. In my experience, most classrooms have textbooks at their disposal. I often tell novice teachers that a theoretically sound textbook can be a useful tool to help one learn how to teach ESL. Good textbooks present language in understandable ways and are filled with a wide range of activities that recycle language through a variety of meaningful activities..

Culturally responsive social studies

Hello colleagues, What are some ways to approach teaching social studies in a culturally responsive way? What resources are available to do so?

*** CALL FOR PAPERS -- Health Literacy Research and Practice -- Special Supplement on Health Literacy and Adult Basic Education - DUE: September 15, 2018 ***

Apologies for any cross-postings.... but please read and pass on to interested colleagues! Best, Maricel Santos
 
*** CALL FOR PAPERS -- Health Literacy Research and Practice -- Special Supplement on Health Literacy and Adult Basic Education - DUE: September 15, 2018 ***
 
Dear colleagues -- 
 
Call for Papers

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. PTSD was first brought to public attention in relation to war veterans, but it can result from a variety of traumatic events. It is estimated that 7 to 8 percent of the American population will develop PTSD at some point in their lives. These resources are listed on Workforce GPS, to help overcome misconceptions about PTSD, and to help promote promising partnering strategies with American Job Centers.

Webinar on Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Career Pathways for Students of Color

Intentional design and implementation of career pathways are important to advance the achievement of students of color at community colleges. Ms. Robin Fernkas, from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), will share insights for using DOL resources to create and strengthen career pathways programs. Ms. Laura Ellsworth and Ms. Aundrea Wheeler of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) will discuss PGCC’s process to tailor the Guided Pathways program to best meet student needs.

Date: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Online webinar

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