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Category: PD news
Link to the Spring PD Update.PD_Update_Spring_2014.doc
As dates become available for the TBD offerings,notices will go out on the Adult Ed Listserv and updates will be posted here on the portal under NEWS/EVENTS.
Improving Literacy Using Mobile Technology
Many adult education practitioners are recognizing the potential use of mobile devices as tools to augment teaching and learning. The four presenters will not only review devices, tools, and apps, but will also focus on teaching methods and ways to increase motivation and learning. Please join us for this follow-up to the very popular webinar, Improving Literacy Using Technology, that we hosted last fall.
Free webinar: June 6, 2014; 3:00-4:30 pm
Category: PD Resources
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
Webinar 2: Rigor
Category: PD Resources
*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,...
Literacy Volunteers of Bangor presents the 2nd Annual Toolkit for Tutors Conference.
Join them for a stimulating day filled with information and teaching tools.
Keynote Address: With Literacy & Justice for All: Promoting a Basic Human Right —Dr. Susan Bennett-Armistead
Susan Bennett-Armistead is Associate Professor of Literacy Education and Correll Professor of Early Literacy at the University of Maine. She has a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teacher Education, and Policy, with an emphasis...
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
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...
Get the Word Out! Defining Your Program in a Digital World: Marketing Strategies for Connecting with Adult Learners in Maine
This year’s seminar will be held at the University of Maine at Augusta from 9:00-3:00.
There are two topics to select from for each of the four sessions offered. The day is divided into three morning sessions and one afternoon session. Samantha Warren, Director of Communications and Spokesperson, ME Department of Education will be the Keynote Speaker at lunch.
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. http://www.nelrc.org/
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...
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