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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
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 […]
Each EdTech Strategy Session includes two lightning talks, time for Q & A, and a thirty minute breakout session with the speaker of your choice! Virtual Reality for Workplace Readiness with Erin Vobornik : Erin is going to share how Virtual Reality (VR) could be used in adult education and how it can be implemented in […]
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.
Literature Circles can be a powerful instructional approach to teach language to intermediate and advanced English Learners. This event provides an introduction to Literature Circles featuring testimonials of high-intermediate and advanced English learners and practical suggestions for how to start a Literature Circle, how to find appropriate texts, and how to support student roles. Margaret […]