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Using the Three Rs for Adult Career Pathway Curriculum

Using the Three Rs for Adult Career Pathway Curriculum

The ATLAS online resource library of Adult Career Pathway (ACP) curricula is used widely across the state of Minnesota and around the country. The ACP library ensures broad sharing of curricular resources and avoids programs starting from scratch when they can utilize materials already developed. Read More

Don’t Forget Social Studies… GED, HiSET and Resources for Everyone!

Don’t Forget Social Studies… GED, HiSET and Resources for Everyone!

Whether you are teaching in a high school equivalency, basic skills, or ESL classroom, don't forget to check out the ATLAS Social Studies & Civics online resource library for ready-to-use lessons, activities, and ideas for your classroom/context. As we know, social studies content is critical for our adult learners far beyond that GED or HiSET exam! Read More

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for the Volunteer Management Conference

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for the Volunteer Management Conference

Join us for the 2022 Volunteer Management Conference! This yearly event is hosted by Literacy Minnesota and is designed for coordinators, teachers, managers and other program staff. The conference focuses not only on getting started with volunteers, but also how to support them during their time in the program. Read More

ATLAS Writing Study Circle Applications Due December 16

ATLAS Writing Study Circle Applications Due December 16

Sometimes the sequel is even better than the original; watch “The Empire Strikes Back,” and tell me I’m wrong. Like that George Lucas classic, the ATLAS Writing Study Circle that debuted last year was full of action and adventure. And while our fan base might not be ready to compete with Star Wars just yet, in 2023 we will be back by popular demand. Read More

One Teacher’s Experience with UDL Training

One Teacher’s Experience with UDL Training

PANDA’S FREE Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Training is now open for registration! But you'd better hurry, as there is a limit of 30 participants! Read on to find out about one teacher’s UDL experience, and get registered for the training today. Read More

SEL Resources for Minnesota Adult Education

SEL Resources for Minnesota Adult Education

There's a new collection of resources for adult learners and educators: BASE social and emotional learning (SEL) courses! A variety of courses are available for teacher PD, for in-class instruction, and for learners to access independently. Read More

Four Fun ESL Websites for Classroom Instruction

Four Fun ESL Websites for Classroom Instruction

ESL teachers are always on the lookout for great websites that they can use with their class. Here are some favorites from classroom teachers that cover different language modalities and can be used in the classroom to mix instruction up! Read More

You (yes, YOU) Can Teach Digital Literacy! The New Northstar Foundations Course Can Help

You (yes, YOU) Can Teach Digital Literacy! The New Northstar Foundations Course Can Help

You likely know that the Northstar Digital Literacy standards are one of the three required sets of content standards for Minnesota Adult Education. Now, there’s a new online course to help all teachers integrate these standards into their teaching practice! Read More

Journeys Anthology 2023: Call for Submissions!

Journeys Anthology 2023: Call for Submissions!

This fall, we invite your learners to share their voices and submit their original stories and art for publication in the 2023 edition of Journeys. Friday, December 2, 2022 is the deadline for this year’s submissions. Read More

PANDA’s FREE Universal Design for Learning Training

PANDA’s FREE Universal Design for Learning Training

It’s that time of year again! Please join us for PANDA’s upcoming free Universal Design for Learning (UDL) training. This training can be taken at your own pace during the month of January 2023, and you can earn 16 CEUs! Based on scientific insights into how humans learn, UDL is an approach that minimizes barriers and maximizes learning for all students. Read More