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Comprehension Strategies for Intermediate-Level Readers

Online

Registration Deadline: MON. 8/30/21 Research shows that explicitly teaching a set of comprehension strategies is a great way to help intermediate-level readers maximize their understanding of texts. Come learn a handful of great comprehension tools that will help students develop critical thinking skills and comprehension skills.

Free

CASAS Implementation Training

Online

Registration Deadline: NONE; please click the Join Webinar link below to join on the day of the webinar. All are welcome to attend! This training covers selecting and using the appropriate CASAS test, interpreting test scores, and measuring student progress. Discussion will focus on administering CASAS appraisals, pre- and post-tests, and introduce online instructional resources. […]

Free

Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 1: Overview of MN Adult Education & Program Accountability

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 9/9/21 Participants learn about Adult Basic Education programming in Minnesota, demographics of learners, instructional content standards, initial and ongoing assessment and other accountability measures. Learn more about Literacy Minnesota’s Volunteer Foundations Training at https://www.literacymn.org/volunteer-foundations-training.

Free

Please Say That Again: Pronunciation Instruction for Adult ESL Learners

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 9/14/21 English pronunciation is a challenge, but important to teach! In this training, learn about three different pronunciation features that can be taught and practiced during virtual and in-person instruction. Participants will learn how the three features impact speakers’ intelligibility, and explore activities designed to help learners practice using these features in […]

Free

MN Lunch & Learn: My Portfolio: Writing in Burlington English

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 9/14/21 In this session, we will learn how to use the My Portfolio feature in Core. We will also go over best practices for Writing activities. NOTE: Attendees must have current login credentials for their BE account.

Free

Tutoring with Northstar Digital Literacy

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 9/14/21 The last year has shown just how vital digital literacy skills are in society. Northstar Digital Literacy provides a wide-range of tools and resources to help learners develop their digital literacy skills. This training will focus on how tutors and teachers can guide learners through these resources. In the webinar, participants […]

Free

Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 2: Understanding Adult Learners

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 9/16/21 Participants develop their personal cultural awareness and learn how expectations around school culture shape how people teach and learn. Motivations and barriers to learning are also covered, as well as guiding principles for effectively delivering instruction to adults. Participants also increase their sensitivity to the challenges of learning English/developing literacy as […]

Free

Help Students Become College Ready with EdReady

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 9/14/21 EdReady™ lets your students assess  readiness for college math and English, see target options, and get  personalized study paths to fill in knowledge gaps. This training will give an overview of the EdReady platform and discuss recent changes as well as review reporting steps.

Free

MN Lunch & Learn: Using Progress to Engage Students

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 9/21/21 In this session, we will have an overview of how to use Progress and also go over the reports feature. We will go through helpful tips on how to increase student usage. NOTE: Attendees must have current login credentials for their BE account.

Free

Web Chat with MNABE

Online

Registration Deadline: WED. 9/22/21 Web Chat with MNABE is a webinar discussion led by state ABE staff from the Minnesota Department of Education. Web Chat webinars provide updates from the state ABE office on new and emerging issues and an opportunity for local ABE staff to ask questions and provide information to the Minnesota. Topics […]

Free

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