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NEW! Let's Talk Phonics Certificate of Completion

Greetings, All Participants in our Let's Talk Phonics event. We would like to recognize your outstanding participation in this discussion by offering you a Certificate of Completion for six hours of training in Phonics Instruction to Adult Learners. This  recognition will be signed by Kathy St. John and the three LINCS community moderators participating in our dialogues. If you are interested, we ask that you meet the following stipulations by the end of the week, or Sunday:

    Day 4 - Let's Talk Phonics!

    Welcome to Day 4 of Let’s Talk Phonics. Please feel free to continue the dialogue developed in earlier discussions as you prepare to discuss our fourth video in in our Let’s Talk Phonics series.

    Today, we will be discussing strategies in the video Decoding - Part 4: Tutoring Using Phonics through Spelling.

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

    GED Program FlowChart or Checklist

    <p>I am searching for information or suggestions.&nbsp; We are a self-paced GED program.&nbsp; We get students from various programs because they are not successful or suitable to complete the program.&nbsp; We tend to accept all clients and many tend to wee themselves our during the suitability stage that lasts between 6 to 8 weeks.&nbsp; I would like to create a flowchart or checklist that&nbsp; I ca share with the clients about where they are and things they need to do to obtain their GED in a reasonable time.&nbsp; Does anyone have anything similar that the

    TEAL | Register for September Courses

    The LINCS Professional Development Center is offering three virtually facilitated courses from the Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) suite. For each course, there will be two cohorts—one in math, and one in writing. Please use the registration links below to register for either the math or writing cohort.

    Self-Regulated Learning: September 10, 2018 to October 1, 2018

    National Skills Coalition Report: Broadening the Apprenticeship Pipeline

    Apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning are important tools for helping workers acquire skills employers need. To reach the most workers and businesses, more work needs to be done to diversify the apprenticeship pipeline to include more women, low-wage workers, and parents of young children. 

    Day 3 - Let's Talk Phonics

    Welcome to Day 3 of Let’s Talk Phonics. We've discussed two videos and two practices for teaching phonics to adult learners. Thank you all for your wonderful contributions relating to your experience teaching literacy to adult learners as well as your reflections in the process! Please feel  encouraged to continue the dialogue developed in previous days as you prepare to discuss our third video in our Let’s Talk Phonics series. 

    Tabletop gaming ... introducing students digitally first?

    As much as I try to get people face to face to play table top games, I pause at times to reflect that may be digital versions of games might pull people into the rich and powerful world of table top games. If you get the time to look at this deal and try some of them out, I would love to know if any of these inspire you to some day sit at a table to play with others. 

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    Day 2- Let's Talk Phonics!

    Welcome to Day 2 of Let’s Talk Phonics. Please feel free to continue the great dialogue developed in Day 1 as you prepare to discuss the second video in our Let’s Talk Phonics series. 
     
    Today, we will be discussing strategies in the video Decoding - Part 2: Tutoring Using Analytic Phonics. After watching the video, please reflect and comment on the following:
     

    Please welcome new member Miranda Marshall

    Please welcome Miranda Marshall in our Introductions Forum today. Let's have others of you join her there so that we can continue to build our learning community! Go to https://community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/introduce-yourself-member-our-community-0#comment-23960 and introduce yourself. 

    Integrating Digital Literacy into Instruction

    Hello colleagues, The LINCS Resource Collection features so many wonderful instructional materials. One resource that many teachers would find especially useful is Integrating Digital Literacy into English Language Instruction. In this ESL Pro digital magazine, you will find oodles of amazing and practical instructional resources. This online magazine addresses ways to integrate technology based on a program's context. For instance, are devices available for each student or do students use their own?

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