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Events

Canvas Countdown for Virtual Virginia

A lightly facilitated 4-week online course for adult education practitioners to learn the ins and outs of using and adapting the Virtual Virginia adult education courses in Canvas.

VALRC: Reading, Writing, and Relevance: Teaching with Adult Learners’ Published Writing

In this webinar, find out how to access SPOTLIGHT, Virginia’s annual publication for writing by adult learners, and The Change Agent adult education magazine for social justice. Gain ideas for using writing by adult learners to teach reading and language skills at multiple levels, as models to guide learners through the writing process, to combat learners’ writing anxieties, […]

LINCS AEFLA Week Virtual Celebration

Description: Join us to celebrate Adult and Family Literacy Week by sharing your student success stories and positive changes in your program from the past year.

VALRC: Digital Literacy for Multilingual Learners Webinar Series, Session 1: Introduction and Integration of the Digital Access and Resilience in Texas (DART) Curriculum

Virtual

Have you struggled to find free resources to teach basic computer skills to multilingual learners? Are you overwhelmed by the idea of pulling together a variety of activities from different sources into a cohesive curriculum for learners who are new to using technology? This webinar is designed to demonstrate an overview, as well as tips […]

VALRC: Teaching Writing: Evidence-based Practices and Strategy Instruction

What does the research say about effective instruction that helps learners improve the quality of their writing? How can teachers can leverage strategy-based instruction to support learners in developing as writers? This webinar will review 11 evidence-based instructional practices and explore specific strategies that learners and teachers can use. Register here.

ESOL Basics: Instructional Strategies Online Course

This course is designed for adult educators who are new to teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL) either in the classroom or through one-to-one tutoring sessions. ESOL is a term often used synonymously with ESL, or ELA (English language acquisition). For consistency, we use the term ESOL in this course but recognize that […]

Foundations of Reading: Print Skills Online Course

Did you know many adult learners, even those who can read and comprehend at higher levels, struggle with alphabetic skills and fluency? No matter what level learner you work with, this course will provide you with information about and strategies to help you incorporate alphabetic skills and fluency into your lessons. Participants in this course […]

Quality Teaching Online Overview Webinar

This webinar will cover best practices for designing coherent and effective online courses. Additionally, we will focus on student engagement, building community, and applying Universal Design for Learning and accessibility standards to selecting and implementing instructional materials. Participants will learn to: apply Universal Design for Learning and accessibility standards to instructional materials; apply community building […]

LINCS: Introducing the LINCS Universal Design for Learning Modules

Description: Join us to learn about the new LINCS UDL modules focused on practices and strategies for supporting adults with learning challenges. We’ll also share resources and ideas for programs to create opportunities for learners to disclose their challenges during the intake and assessment processes. Please bring your questions, challenges, and ideas!