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Digital literacy and related-technology skills are essential for English language learners in the 21st century. This resource from LINCS offers information on how these skills are used and ways to integrate them into instruction. It also highlights research-based ways to incorporate technology,...
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This publication from LINCS suggests several strategies for contextualizing instruction in careers and work readiness to provide adult English language learners with the specific language and technical skills they need to be successful and prepared for work or training in their career pathways.
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This is a great list of "recommended science video collections... that, although not specifically made for adult learners, are engaging and suitable for adults who need to learn science," curated by a group of adult education science teachers working with David Rosen in a LINCS group. This list was...
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The Fordham Institute for Advancing Educational Excellence has reviewed nine online ELA tools. The Fordham Institute for Advancing Educational Excellence reviewed nine online ELA tools, which they’ve written about in The Right Tool for the Job: Improving Reading and Writing in the Classroom . The...
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According to the website, What I Use in My Classroom is a "teacher-authored collection of resource reviews for free online tools and materials. The recommended resources are accompanied by teachers’ reflections on the product’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as how they’ve used it effectively...
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Use this checklist to review existing questions with a text, or to jumpstart writing new questions to accompany a text. Close Reading of a text, and text-dependent questions, are aligned with College and Career Readiness Reading Anchor Standard 1: “Read closely to determine what the text says...
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What exactly is a curriculum and how do we create one for our program? This brief video defines what a curriculum is and how having one in place helps us as teachers. The video also defines the parts of a curriculum, including scope and sequence, instructional units, lessons, and more. *Video...
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This guide is designed for practitioners, including teachers, lead instructors, and professional developers, who are ready to take up the challenge to change how numeracy is taught in adult education. If instructors shift their teaching to focus more on the use of numeracy skills, they might find...
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This 28-page booklet, available online or as a printable PDF, is produced by The National Academies Press. It is based on the report Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research , created by a committee of experts convened by the National Research Council at the request...
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This 35-page booklet, available online or as a printable PDF, is produced by The National Academies Press. It is based on the report Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research , created by a committee of experts convened by the National Research Council at the request...