This session explores how cultural identities and experiences impact student-instructor interactions and shape the way we make meaning of the world. Interactions are usually improved when direct instruction is adapted to a learner’s cultural needs and preferences. Participants will explore cultural perspectives and the need for cultural humility related to enhancing the outcomes of adult […]
The VDOE and VALRC will continue to offer technical assistance on compliant IETs. This event is the first offering and it is mandatory that at least one key staff member (program manager, IET coordinator, regional specialist, or IET instructor) from each grantee attend. This will be an interactive virtual workshop on how to strengthen the […]
In this interactive Zoom session, attendees will explore how to use basic features of Google Drive and Docs, such as creating folders, creating documents from templates and from scratch, and setting editing privileges for learners. You will also learn how to teach English learners to use these features. This professional development activity/course is designed for teachers […]
The goal of the second EdTech Maker Space (ETMS) project is to design reusable activities using tech tools that support the integration of the nine Skills That Matter. Along the way, participants will learn strategies for integrating those transferable, 21st century skills in instruction and using edtech to design reusable, adaptable learning objects.
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.
Join OCTAE’s Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans project to explore how IELCE activities can be an integral part of a career pathway. Hear from state staff and program administrators about their use of effective strategies such as incremental credentialing, on-ramps and bridges to IELCE/IET programs, and the use of navigators.
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 […]
This discussion series is a space for discussion and sharing of best practices for supporting Spanish-language HSE preparation. View this Google Doc to see the notes and resources from the previous two sessions.
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!
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all of the disconnected pieces of information on the internet? Wakelet aims to bridge the gap between humans and algorithms as it empowers people to curate their content in an organized, useful, & personal manner. In this session, participants will be introduced to this curation tool as we explore […]
Join OCTAE’s Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans project to explore strategies for effectively serving diverse populations, including Internationally-Trained Professionals (ITPs) and individuals with emerging English proficiency and/or literacy in IELCE activities. Hear from state staff and program administrators from Texas and Virginia about how their experiences and strategies for serving these learner populations. […]