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What Are Students Missing on the GED Math Test?

What Are Students Missing on the GED Math Test?

I have often found myself asking what information the GED Testing Service makes available to know what to teach to my students. GEDTS must know what topics are important and what the GED candidates are getting incorrect on the tests, right? Well, the good news is that they do both know the information and are willing to share it with us!  Read More

CCRS Resources: Start the New Year Right! – Part 2

CCRS Resources: Start the New Year Right! – Part 2

There have been so many CCRS webinars, tools, and activities developed over the years, it is sometimes hard to remember the plethora of FREE resources housed on the ATLAS website. Check out this list of many of our prominent CCRS resources – all in one place! Whether you are looking for professional development to complete individually, a PD activity to dive into with a small group/PLC, or the next task to engage in during a regular staff meeting, you’re sure to find some gold nuggets here! Read More

CCRS Resources: Start the New Year Right! – Part 1

CCRS Resources: Start the New Year Right! – Part 1

There have been so many CCRS webinars, tools, and activities developed over the years, it is sometimes hard to remember the plethora of FREE resources housed on the ATLAS website. Check out this list of many of our prominent CCRS resources – all in one place! Whether you are looking for professional development to complete individually, a PD activity to dive into with a small group/PLC, or the next task to engage in during a regular staff meeting, you’re sure to find some gold nuggets here! Read More

2022 Language & Literacy Institute: Registration Now Open!

2022 Language & Literacy Institute: Registration Now Open!

Mark your calendars for the 2022 Language & Literacy Institute on January 27-28. If you teach any aspect of language & literacy—at any level—this event is for you! Read More

Engaging Resources to Enhance Your Math Instruction

Engaging Resources to Enhance Your Math Instruction

Are you looking for ways to engage your students in meaningful problem-solving tasks? Do you want to bring more engaging and fun mathematics into your classroom? At the recent Fall 2021 ABE Virtual Conference, practitioners shared their favorite math resources during one of our Coffee Break sessions. Read More

Examining Trends in Students’ Math Knowledge and Skills Gaps with GED Testing Service (GEDTS)

Examining Trends in Students’ Math Knowledge and Skills Gaps with GED Testing Service (GEDTS)

Did you know that since January 2019, approximately 78,000 students have passed 3 of the 4 GED content area tests? Approximately 80% of those students have either not passed or not taken the GED Math test. GED Testing Service is offering a webinar to examine trends in students’ knowledge and skills gaps on the Mathematical Reasoning test. Read More

What Seems to Be the Problem?

What Seems to Be the Problem?

Robert Kaplinsky's website is a treasure trove of free resources for building problem solving and critical thinking skills. His Problem Solving Framework is a simple, but powerful, tool that could be used in any ABE classroom. Read on for ideas about how you could be using it today. Read More

Skillblox: Streamlining Our Search for Instructional Resources

Skillblox: Streamlining Our Search for Instructional Resources

Are you tired of taking the time to search the internet for the perfect resources to accompany your math instruction? Do you wish there was a searchable database organized by CCR standards and TABE 11/12 competencies to make lesson planning and packet compilation easier? You are in luck! Let me introduce you to Skillblox! Read More

Scholarships Available for MN Adult Ed Practitioners to Attend the MCTM Spring 2021 Virtual Conference!

Scholarships Available for MN Adult Ed Practitioners to Attend the MCTM Spring 2021 Virtual Conference!

If you teach math/numeracy in your setting, you won’t want to miss out on this opportunity on April 16-17! Gain access to a strong community of math teachers from a broad variety of contexts from all corners of the state, as well as dynamic national speakers, while ATLAS foots the bill! Read More

CCRS Teacher Workouts – Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop!

CCRS Teacher Workouts – Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop!

Read on for three NEW CCRS Workouts to strengthen your CCRS "muscles" (even during a pandemic). Regardless of the delivery method of our instruction and programming, the standards will always be THE benchmark for instruction. Each workout takes between 20 and 45 minutes and focuses on a key CCRS shift or shifts, standard, or practice. When it comes to CCR standards implementation, we can’t stop, won’t stop...no matter what! Read More