Recent Newsletter Articles
One-Room Schoolhouse Teachers Share Updates and Ideas
Are you wondering what is happening at Minnesota’s One-Room Schoolhouse ABE sites? Then check out this summary of our discussion during a Networking Coffee Break at the Language & Literacy Institute on January 29, 2021. Read More
ABE Voices Across a Distance: Teaching and Learning Inside County Jails
MN ABE Connect is featuring a series of interviews with Minnesota ABE practitioners on how they are delivering instruction and support during this time. This week, we hear from four teachers working in one-room schoolhouse settings in county jails: Jessica DeGrote, Randee Edmundson, Meagan Hymes, and Abby Roza. Read More
ABE Voices Across a Distance: Snapshot from a Rural One-Room Schoolhouse
MN ABE Connect is featuring a series of interviews with Minnesota ABE practitioners on how they are delivering instruction and support during this time. This week, we hear from a teacher working in a rural, one-room schoolhouse setting: Pamela Dane. Read More
Let’s Connect…on Schoology!
Are you missing opportunities to connect with ABE colleagues across the state to find out about important updates, ask questions, and share ideas or resources? Come join MN ABE on Schoology! Read More
Upcoming Webinar for One-Room Schoolhouse Practitioners!
Do you teach ABE in a one-room schoolhouse, where students drop in for instruction, or where students are working at different levels on various content areas in one class? Learn about routines for optimizing teaching and learning in the multilevel settings and join the online One-Room Schoolhouse group. Read More
Lunch & Learn: Pathways to College Success
Join the One-Room Schoolhouse (ORSH) Group in Schoology on Nov. 29 at noon as Melissa and Jodi discuss the Lake Superior College's collaborative program with ABE, Pathways to College Success. Join them "live" or come back to view and partake in the discussion after the fact. Read More
Lunch & Learn: Live Colleague Discussions on Schoology!
It's great to sit and chat with a colleague about the wonderful programs and classes they've had successes in. Here's the chance to do it live, while having lunch! Join us in the online One-Room Schoolhouse group at noon this Thursday, October 18, 2018! Read More
Schoology: Addressing the Unique Needs of the One-Room Schoolhouse Setting
Do you teach or manage multi-level classes and/or multi-subjects? Join us on Schoology for a One-Room Schoolhouse group where you can “meet” education professionals just like you, seek advice, share resources, and voice your concerns. Read More
Free Online Professional Development Courses
Access the Minnesota Literacy Council's FREE online courses for ABE teachers and staff! The courses are self-paced, allowing participants to go through them from beginning to end, or to pick and choose the modules in each course that are the most pertinent to their professional development needs. Read More
Addressing the Critical Need for Critical Thinking Skills
Critical thinking emerged as an area for which many ABE teachers would like more instructional resources. As a result, a new resource has been added to the Critical Thinking section of the ACES Resource Library. Read on to discover how you can start using it in your classroom today. Read More