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April 2021 / Financial Literacy, GED®, Health Literacy, HSE, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Eating Healthy on a Budget: A Project-based Learning Approach

by Mary Cherry Project-based learning (PBL) has proven to be an effective method for developing soft skills and preparing adult learners for postsecondary and career transitions. PBL… Read More

April 2021 / Beginning Literacy, ELA, ESOL, Financial Literacy, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Financial Literacy: Money, and Budgets, and Cash Flow, Oh My!

by Jackie Corkins and Elizabeth Severson-Irby Financial literacy is an important skill that all learners use on a daily basis for: creating budgets; going grocery shopping; paying… Read More

April 2021 / Financial Literacy, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Financial Navigators Help to Steady Waters During the Pandemic

by Jonathan Gedeon In today’s world, there aren’t many of us whose lives haven’t been altered due to the pandemic. Whether impacted by the virus medically, socioeconomically,… Read More

April 2021 / Equity-Minded Practice, Financial Literacy, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

5 Considerations for Equitable Financial Literacy Instruction During COVID-19

by Katharine S. Wise As if the world of financial literacy in adult education was not already multifaceted, COVID-19 has intensified these complexities by compelling the need… Read More

April 2021 / Financial Literacy, GED®, HSE, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Helping Adult Learners Reach the Goal of Financial Stability

by Leslie Bradner Unexpected car repairs. Bloated cell phone bills. A big grocery haul for visiting family. These are the kinds of topics that my in-person GED®… Read More

April 2021 / ELA, Financial Literacy, GED®, HSE, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Financial Literacy and Adult Learners

by Rebecca Scott Are topics like payday loans, the gig economy, and comparing banking services part of your instruction?  Do you use resources to help students understand… Read More

April 2021 / Career Pathways, Digital Literacy, ELA, Financial Literacy, Health Literacy, Instruction, Literacy, Professional Development, PROGRESS, VALRC, Workforce Skills

Teaching Skills that Matter

 For the past two years, several educators across the state have worked on learning about Teaching the Skills that Matter (TSTM) and incorporating lessons… Read More

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