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Year-end Data Reporting Webinar Recording

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Posted on July 29, 2014

The Year-end Data Reporting Webinar  was held July 29, 2014. It was recorded and is available at the link below.

Kelley covered information that may be helpful as you work on your year-end reporting.  The webinar is 1 hour 28 minutes.  The recording was not ended at the close of the webinar so it goes on a bit. No need to follow it to the end as it ran for about 3 hrs.


CCR Instructional Shifts Webinar Recordings

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Posted on April 13, 2014

NELRC offered a series of free webinars related to the instructionsl shifts which will be crucial to the implementaion of the College and Career Readiness standards. These webinars were held between February 5th and April 1st. Here are the links to the recordings.

The Math Instructional Shifts

Webinar 1: Focus and Coherence 

 Math Instructional Shifts:Focus and Coherence          

Webinar 2: Rigor                            


2 Part Webinar: Findings from

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Posted on April 13, 2014

*Findings from the Adult Transitions Longitudinal Study (2-Part Webinar)

Part I: Archived Recording

Part II: Archived Recording

PDF of slides (for both parts)

Presenter: Cristine Smith

Description : Learn about the findings from the ATLAS study, implemented by UMass Amherst and World Education with funding from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. ATLAS followed over 200 ABE-to-College transition course participants for five years to uncover the factors that influenced them in enrolling,...

NELRC offers free webinars regarding CCR and the instructional shifts!

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Posted on February 24, 2014

Free Webinar Series

 about the key Instructional Shifts described

in the College and Career Readiness Standards

Read more in the NELRC flyer.........NELRC_flyer.doc

Math Instructional Shifts: Rigor

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Posted on February 24, 2014

This webinar will focus on the need for Rigor as it relates to math instructional shifts. It is the second of two webinars offered by the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC). The live webinar is scheduled for Tuesday February 25 from 3:30-5:00 EST. Participants must register with NELRC to participate.

The first webinar was held Feb. 5th and the recording of the webinar can be found here on the PD Portal under Resources. The topic of the first webinar was Math Instructional...

NELRC Webinar Recording for Math Instructional Shifts

Posted on February 11, 2014

A recording of last Wednesday's webinar, Math Instructional Shifts: Focus and Coherence is now posted on the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC) website. If you missed  the webinar, or participated and would like to review it, here is the link to NELRC's website.

You will also find other webinar recordings which may be of interest to  you there as well.

Core Skills Mastery Open Educational Resources for Building Common Core -Aligned Lessons Developing...

Winter PD Update

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Posted on January 28, 2014

Link to the latest PD Update! 

Check out the mid-winter trainings, courses, webinars and links to resources, news and events.PD_Update_Winter_2014.doc

Webcast Recordings Give Brief Overview of Upcoming Training Opportunities!

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Posted on January 21, 2014

Take a few minutes to watch these webinars and learn more about four trainings we are offering Jan. Feb. and March with the first scheduled to begin Friday January 24th!  All four trainings are open for REGISTRATION here on the portal under courses.

For an introduction, description and overview of the ESOL PD opportunities take a few minutes and link to this brief webinar recording

The three trainings are:

English Language Instruction...

World Ed Offers Free E-Learning Opportunities

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Posted on October 9, 2013

38 Free E-learning opportunies from World Ed can be accessed any time and with no registration required.

Adult Multiple Intelligences:

Adult Multiple Intelligences in Practice Adult Multiple Intelligences Theory

 Adult Student Persistence:

Goals and Self-efficacy in Persistence Supports and Barriers to Persistence

Authentic Contexts:

Building Teacher/Learner Collaborations Overview of Critical Literacy Practices Philosophy of Using Authentic Curriculum Using Authentic...

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