Events

EdTech Center: Experiment with EdTech

Virtual

During these workshops, Rachel Riggs, Digital Learning Specialist, invites attendees to either bring ideas or tools they’d like to try out OR just come and observe while we explore new developments and strategies in educational technology. These will be casual workshops with no fixed agenda, no single presenter, and no pressure. Come as you are […]

2022 GED Conference

Virtual

The GED Testing Service Annual Conference is on July 13-15, 2022, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. There will be sessions on developing workforce skills and getting the most out of the GED by pursuing a college degree and applying for higher paying jobs. Visit this website for more information!  

EdTech Center: Teaching Skills That Matter EdTech Maker Space

Virtual

The goal of the first EdTech Maker Space (ETMS) project, taking place in the summer of 2022, is to curate OER and align them to four Teaching Skills That Matter topics (Civic Education, Workforce Preparation, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy). Along the way, participants will learn strategies for OER evaluation, skills/standards alignment, collaboration with edtech, […]

VALRC: Data Office Hours (#2 for July)

Virtual

Data Office Hours is an hour long, ongoing monthly meeting for anyone involved in adult ed data collection and reporting. This session provides support for policy and practice related to NRS data collection. 1st Tuesday of Each month from 2:00–3:00 p.m.    

COABE: Free Online ESOL Classes – USA Learns

Virtual

Are you looking for free online resources to teach ESOL at a distance? USA Learns offers five English courses that use multimedia to teach beginning and intermediate English. The interactive activities cover listening, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, pronunciation, reading, writing, speaking, and job skills. Brainstorm ways to use these materials in your class and learn to create your […]

LINCS: Low Tech Assistive Technology: Providing an On-Ramp for Learning!

Virtual

There are everyday items that can assist students with learning disabilities and other learning difficulties who may be attending your literacy program, right now. These “tools” become low-tech assistive technology (AT) aides which provide strategic support for students during instruction and help them leverage their unique neurodiverse strengths! Participants will learn about and discuss different […]

VALRC: Data Office Hours (#3 for July)

Virtual

Data Office Hours is an hour long, ongoing monthly meeting for anyone involved in adult ed data collection and reporting. This session provides support for policy and practice related to NRS data collection. 1st Tuesday of Each month from 2:00–3:00 p.m.  

COABE: The Three Pillars to Successful ESOL Remote Instruction

Virtual

What is the foundation for successful remote instruction? What are the considerations that will help to reach and teach ESOL students, whether remote, in-person, or some combination of the two? If you are preparing ESOL classes amidst ongoing uncertainty, this webinar will help to identify the components of an effective communication plan, discuss ways in […]

Literacy Minnesota: Working with Literacy and Beginning Level ESL Learners

Virtual

Learners with limited English and literacy skills have unique needs for in-person and remote instruction. Participants will learn best practices and tips for success at this level. They’ll also get several ideas for routines, activities and resources to use in their tutoring sessions.  

LINCS: Science is the Language that Scientists Speak

Virtual

Behind every equation lies a story! Teaching how to read and understand equations in our science and math classrooms can illustrate how the two are connected and can be a powerful tool to guide critical thinking. Join us this month and let’s discover the importance of reading equations!