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LINCS: Digital Literacy & Technology @ COABE 2023 Live Session


Join Rachel Riggs of Word Education and Nell Eckersley of NYC Support and Technical Assistance to revisit the topics and questions that were swirling in the Linking EdTech + Digital Literacy Coffee Break back in May. Let's learn from one another during National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week as we share new ideas for […]

Literacy Minnesota: Math Institute 2022 Virtual Conference


This virtual, one-day conference will include a keynote and three concurrent sessions that focus on engaging adult learners with relevant and contextualized math instruction. Visit this website for more information!

Literacy Minnesota: Teaching Reading Vocabulary Remotely or In Person


This webinar will focus on the theory and best practice behind choosing, teaching and reviewing reading vocabulary. You’ll get a chance to learn about (and practice) a variety of activities that can be done remotely or in person. Links to great online resources will also be provided.

VALRC Beginning Literacy Webinar: The Language Experience Approach


This webinar will present strategies for utilizing the language experience approach (LEA) in the ESOL beginning literacy or multilevel classroom as well as during one-on-one tutoring sessions. We will discuss LEA and walk through the steps of implementing it in different ESOL instructional settings. Participants will leave the webinar with an understanding of the language […]

Literacy Minnesota: Phonics in Adult ESL: Recommendations, Activities and Resources


Attend this session to learn why phonics instruction is important and leave with several ideas for phonics activities and resources to bring back to your teaching and tutoring sessions. This session will be most useful to tutors and teachers working with beginning literacy, low beginning and high beginning English language learners.  

SABES: Introduction to Digital Literacy: Where to Begin!


In this workshop, you will learn about WIOA’s definition of digital literacy, ACLS policies, and the Digital US definition of digital resilience. You will review ACLS’s recommended digital literacy standards for students and consider how they can serve as a framework for planning and instruction. You will explore what these concepts look like in real life, including […]

National Digital Inclusion Alliance: Digital Inclusion 101 Webinar


Digital Inclusion practitioners have been working to end the digital divide for decades, creating their own community, definitions, resources, and gaining knowledge of what works and doesn’t. Digital Inclusion is a multifaceted issue that takes time to understand and NDIA is here to help!  

LINCS: Strategies in Providing English Language Acquisition and Family Literacy Services to Afghan Refugees


Adult education can be critical for individuals and families from other countries trying to navigate in a new country, culture, and language. Please join us for an interview with Kimberly Tate, Savannah Technical College’s ESL Program Coordinator, who has been working with Afghan refugee families. She will share program strategies for orienting, instructing, and retaining […]

VALRC: IET & IELCE PLC Fall 2022 Session 2


The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center is facilitating a Professional Learning Community (PLC) on Integrated Education and Training (IET) and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) for practitioners who are currently implementing or planning to implement IET programming, including IELCE and PluggedInVA. This session will focus on supporting learners into and through an IET.  

ILA: Using Dungeons & Dragons to Scaffold Writing Instruction

Third in a series sponsored by the International Literacy Association and Wizards of the West Coast, this webinar explores how role-playing gaming can build students' writing and language skills. Teachers will "not only learn how D&D can be a powerful motivator for student writing but also leave with practical ideas for incorporating the fantasy world […]

Southeastern TESOL

Richmond, VA

This conference will take place in Richmond, Virginia (in-person), and the focus of the conference is creating equity - multilingual and multicultural learners in educational settings. Visit this website to learn more! Register Here

Switchboard: Supporting Afghan Newcomers with Professional Backgrounds: Barriers, Opportunities, & Resources

This webinar will discuss specific barriers and opportunities facing Afghans with professional backgrounds as they seek meaningful career pathways and employment. It will share information on available programs and resources to support this population, including an exciting technical assistance opportunity through Switchboard and Jobversity. Participants will have the opportunity to explore case studies and participate in a […]