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New Resources

Guide for Advising Students with Foreign Degrees and Credentials

This guide from the National College Transition Network provides guiding questions and best practices for working with individuals with foreign credentials.

Finding True North – Role of the Navigator (training from World Education)

Navigators assist students as they explore college and career opportunities. This can be done formally or informally, by teachers, volunteers or other staff. Chances are, individuals doing this work never received any training on how to offer navigation services. Until now! This self-paced online course was created for college and career navigators by the National College Transition Network (NCTN) at World Education. It takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Adult Foundational Education

This 2023 brief from the CREATE Adult Skills Network sheds light on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility conditions, opportunities, and challenges as they manifest in adult basic education across the country.

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Upcoming ABE Events

May 21, 2024 12:30 pm–1:15 pm
Burlington English
Online

Burlington English Lunch and Learn: Xue’s Office Hour

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 5/21/24 You will be able to join Xue’s open office hour to come with any questions or issues that you have. If you need help with a technical issue,… Learn More

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May 22, 2024 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Literacy Minnesota
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Teaching and Tutoring with Northstar Digital Literacy

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Registration Deadline: WED. 5/22/24 You don’t need to be a computer expert in order to teach computer skills! Come learn how help students build their digital literacy skills using Northstar Digital Literacy. In the webinar, participants will learn: The features of Northstar Digital Literacy. How to help learners… Learn More

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May 22, 2024 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Literacy Minnesota
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Volunteer Core Training Module 3: Instructional Best Practices: Working with Learners

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Registration Deadline: WED. 5/22/24 Participants learn how to apply teaching practices that support language and skill development for all learners. These practices include ensuring that instruction is learner centered, using an appropriate level of teacher talk and delivering error correction. Learn More

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