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LINCS is offering a free online course, Student Centered Learning: Keys to Motivation and Persistence, March 3–24, 2015 and are now taking registrations.
This course originated in the Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) initiative, which focused on evidence-based instructional practices. Teachers or tutors must choose either writing or mathematics as the topic focus.
They can only accommodate 30 participants per section, so they ask that only those who are committed to...
This virtual study circle on the topic of writing will begin on February 26. It is specifically designed for teachers and tutors who are interested in the topic.
The study circle is free; however, LINCS asks that only those who are committed to attending all three sessions and completing the between-session activities sign up. Certificates for six hours of credit will be given upon successful completion of the study circle activities.
Study Circle on Writing
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.
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
*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,...
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...
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