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Video resources for lower level?

Hello colleagues, What online video resources can you recommend for lower level English learners? Thanks for any and all suggestions!

Cheers, Susan Finn Miller

Moderator, English Language Acquisition CoP

J. Luke Wood presenting at Joliet Junior College July 26, 2018

Dr. J. Luke Wood, Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Education in the College of Education at San Diego State University and the keynote speaker from the November 2017 Minority Serving Community College Convening will be presenting at the Decolonizing Practice and Promoting Racial Justice in Community Colleges conference on July 26, 2018 from 9:15 to 10 am CT.

For more information, visit:

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:15am
Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet IL, 60431

Students Writing their Own Questions for Discussion

Hello colleagues, I've long believed that having students craft their own questions for discussion is a powerful instructional technique. In recent years, we've been encouraged to focus on text-dependent questions. How can we support students to write discussion questions that allow learners to dig deep into the content they are working with?

Digital Crossword Puzzles

I am looking for a free resource for creating and printing crossword puzzles both for me and for my students develop. Thank you for your suggestions.

Medicaid and Work Requirements: Where does Adult Education Fit?

Several states have submitted proposals for Medicaid waivers to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that include work requirements. While work requirements are new to healthcare, other programs, like TANF, have experience with implementing work requirements.

Google's Digital Literacy Curriculum for Problem Solving and Job Skills

"Introducing Google's Digital Literacy Curriculum for Problem Solving and Job Skills"

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

Webinar Announcement: The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) has collaborated with Grow with Google to bring the Applied Digital Skills curriculum to family literacy and learning practitioners. We often hear that practitioners and educators in the field are seeking content to help address the digital literacy needs of learners.

Global Talent Bridge: Using Pathways to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields

Using Pathways Guides to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields

May 24, 2018 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m EDT

Register here

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online webinar

Adult Numeracy Network Strand Sessions - COABE 2018: Materials and Contact Information

Dear Heroes of Adult Numeracy and HSE math teaching,
The Adult Numeracy Network sponsors a strand of math & numeracy related workshops at every COABE. There were so many great workshops at the last conference in March and I wanted to share some of the resources, both for teachers who were there and of course, for teachers who were not.
  • Any session title that is BOLD and Blue is a link to the materials shared at that workshop.

Webinar: Closing the Academic Achievement Gap with Math Pathways

Failing to meet remedial math requirements is a known barrier to degree completion. On May 31 from 3-4 pm ET, the Minority Serving Community Colleges and Affiliates Group welcomes Dr.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
online webinar


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