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Introductions

Hello Math and Numeracy Group!

I apologize if there is another discussion for introductions. If so, it is buried deep in the pages of activity from years ago.

I am a certified, English/Spanish secondary public school teacher in Huntington, WV. I presently am adult ed licensed by reason of my public school certification and maintained by adult ed professional development. I am a literacy assistant for a nonprofit in the WV-OH-KY area.

September's Four Major AE Causes

From Tom Sticht, International Consultant in Adult Education (Ret.): September Highlights Adult Learners and Educators.
With four major causes for celebrating adult learners and educators, September kicks off a new academic year for adult literacy education across the Nation. Read the whole article describing this month's four celebrations at http://oerinadulted.org/stichtarticles.htm.

What Do You Know About Motivational Interviews?

Motivational interviewing (MI) as an 

WES Global Talent Bridge's Pathways to Professional Success in the Field of Education and Beyond

  • Date: 
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Building Your Own Curriuclum

Hi all, 

Recently, I was made aware of the high level of interest in states, or programs, developing their own customized curriculum. I am curious about any processes used to guide teachers in the design process for curriculum and instruction. I invite you to check out this LINCS Resource Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) Just Write!

Announcement: The NCL's 2018 Literacy Leadership Awards

Dear Colleagues,
 
It is my pleasure to announce the recipients of the National Coalition for Literacy's Literacy Leadership Awards for 2018. In addition to the Literacy Leadership Awards, this year the NCL Board will be making the inaugural Barbara Bush Lifetime Achievement in Adult Literacy Award. This new award is intended to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions as an advocate for adult literacy over a full professional career.
 
 

Day 6 - Let's Talk Phonics

Welcome to Day 6, our last scheduled day for Let’s Talk Phonics. Please feel free to continue the dialogue developed in earlier discussions as you prepare to interact over our last video in in our Let’s Talk Phonics series.

Today, we will be discussing strategies in the video - Decoding - Part 6: Tutoring Phonics Using a Multisensory Approach.

After watching the video, please reflect and comment on the following:

Day 5 - Let's Talk Phonics

Welcome to Day 5 of Let’s Talk Phonics. Please feel free to continue the dialogue developed in earlier discussions as you prepare to discuss our fifth video in in our Let’s Talk Phonics series.

Today, we will be discussing strategies in the video Decoding - Part 5: Tutoring Using Phonics in Context

After watching the video, please reflect and comment on the following:

Fellowship Program Accepting Applications

The ACTE Fellowship program is accepting applications for the 2019 class of fellows. Please consider taking part in this opportunity for professional development, increased policy knowledge and leadership development. The Fellowship Program requires a one-year commitment from January–December 2019. Participants receive a $1,000 stipend in addition to free registration to ACTE’s Career Tech VISION and ACTE’s National Policy Seminar.

Results from Tennessee's First Year of the Free Community College for Adults Program

The following article from the Tennessean provides a state level perspective on how the state's Tennessee Connect program is supporting adult learners in pursuing post-secondary education and training.  The article is reproduced in italics below, with bolded text added by myself.  I hope this encourages you to think about the impact that women are having on the demand for post-secondary education, and how the program is

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