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Topics discussed include:

  • What is good teaching?
  • Identifying and incorporating formative assessment during the learning process to allow for adjustments in teaching and learning activities
  • Developing ways to include formative assessment to improve the quality of instruction and to help students reach their full potential Using assessments such as BEST, CASAS, TABE, Accuplacer, and high school equivalency exams, including the GED® and HiSET
  • Using standards-based instruction
  • Using state-adopted content standards to improve curriculum and instruction

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Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : 5 ways to help learners to become better questioners 1 Dec 15, 2018
Discussion : What are you reading? 3 Dec 14, 2018
Discussion : Writing as a Basis for Reading and So Much More! Guest-led Discussion with Dr. Rebeca Fernandez 9 Dec 13, 2018
Discussion : Using Relevant Data to Teach Percentage, Pie and Bar Graphs Dec 6, 2018
Discussion : Using Writing Test Prompts to Develop Academic Writing with Dr. Kirsten Schaetzel 21 Dec 5, 2018
Discussion : Focus on Civics Dec 5, 2018
Discussion : Penn State Online Family Literacy Certificate Courses - Scholarships Available! Dec 3, 2018
Discussion : Register Now for Penn State Online ABE Cert Spring Courses Dec 3, 2018
Discussion : Ideas from the Crowd - HyperDocs Webinar December 11, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. 2 Dec 2, 2018
Discussion : Using conversation to assess learning Nov 30, 2018
Discussion : Webinar Friday, Dec. 7 at 1:00 PM ET -- "Writing as a Basis for Reading and So Much More" with Dr. Rebeca Fernandez Nov 30, 2018
Discussion : UIS is using Twitter to promote engaging book discussions and professional development 2 Nov 30, 2018
Bulletin : Webinar Friday, Dec. 7 at 1:00 PM ET -- "Writing as a Basis for Reading and So Much More" with Dr. Rebeca Fernandez Nov 28, 2018
Discussion : Explicit Instruction Principles-- which one stands out for you? 1 Nov 28, 2018
Poll : Would you be interested in joining a small group to discuss this resource: "Effective Ways of Teaching Complex Expression in Writing"? Nov 27, 2018
Discussion : Teaching empathy Nov 26, 2018
Discussion : Letting Students Choose How to Learn 1 Nov 26, 2018
Discussion : scholarship for Ph.D. Program in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education at Penn State Nov 26, 2018
Bulletin : Ed Design Lab's Single Moms Success Design Challenge Nov 24, 2018
Discussion : Listening Skills : "What Great Listeners Actually Do" 2 Nov 20, 2018
Discussion : Inviting guest speakers to class 2 Nov 19, 2018
Discussion : Follow Up Questions on Using Test Prompts to Develop Academic Writing Nov 18, 2018
Discussion : Follow Up Questions on Using Graphic Organizers to Develop Academic Writing Nov 18, 2018
Discussion : Learning to learn: The power of retrieval practice Nov 16, 2018
Discussion : New-Collar Jobs Nov 13, 2018

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