Discussion: Exciting New Paid Professional Development Opportunity for Adult Ed Math Teachers!

We invite you to join a diverse community of adult math educators, experts in math, technology and pedagogy and the US Dept of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education for a two-month, paid opportunity!

Discussion: Exciting New Paid Professional Development Opportunity for Adult Ed Math Teachers!

We invite you to join a diverse community of adult math educators, experts in math, technology and pedagogy and the US Dept of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education for a two-month, paid opportunity!

Discussion: Exciting New Paid Professional Development Opportunity for Adult Ed Math Teachers!

We invite you to join a diverse community of adult math educators, experts in math, technology and pedagogy and the US Dept of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education for a two-month, paid opportunity!

Discussion: Exciting New Paid Professional Development Opportunity for Adult Ed Math Teachers!

We invite you to join a diverse community of adult math educators, experts in math, technology and pedagogy and the US Dept of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education for a two-month, paid opportunity!

Group: Strengthening Manufacturing Partnerships

Communities have been seeking to advance their local and regional economies by developing innovation-intensive sectors and building partnerships that improve the education-to-workforce talent pipeline. This group will discuss key challenges and lessons learned, and will facilitate critical conversations. Participants in the group represent governments, businesses, the workforce-investment system, secondary and postsecondary institutions, and civic organizations who will tell their stories related to the formation and development of a manufacturing sector partnerships. 

Discussion: New Program Element the 2018 NASA Education in NASA STEM (EONS) Solicitation

 

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Office of Education is accepting proposals under the Education Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) 2018 NASA Research Announcement. This is an umbrella announcement for opportunities under the Minority University Research and Education Program, (MUREP), which includes a call for proposals for the following program element:

Discussion: Humor in the Math classroom

Did you know that laughter IS the best medicine?  An article in the Huffington Post shares a study at California Loma Linda University revealing that laughter provides lower cortisol levels (a.k.a, the stress hormone) and better memory recall abilities.  But, as instructors of students, it turns out there is a wide range of benefits of humor and laughter:

Discussion: Intros with Digital Cards!

 A couple of teachers in one of my online courses just shared this site with me as a way to have students introduce themselves in online or other classes. They create decks of cards for each class:  https://bighugelabs.com/deck.php. I created the little card posted here in one or two minutes without joining, which is free, but joining provides additional options. Once the card was completed, I clicked on" download," and it dropped right into my desktop!
Leecy and Goat
Puppy Intro

Discussion: Could you pass a 'health literacy' test to get insurance?

Colleagues,

This article in a North Carolina online news service describes a proposed, but contested, new policy in Kentucky requiring low-income adults on medicaid to pass a health literacy test to qualify for health insurance. At least one other state, Utah, is considering a similar policy. Take a look at the article and let us know what you think of this proposed policy.

David J. Rosen

djrosen123@gmail.com

 

Event: Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education: LINCS Presentation

Learning from the U.S. Department of Education's Literacy Information and Communication System
Breakout Session #6 in Robertson
 
LINCS, or the Literacy Information and Communication System, is an online learning portal from the U.S. Department of Education's, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. LINCS serves adult educators, program managers, state policy makers, industry partners, and volunteers, in addressing the needs of adult learners, and their communities.
Date: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:15pm
Location: 
DoubleTree by Hilton - 6505 N Interstate 35, Austin, Texas, 78752 (Robertson Hall)

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