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Coherence Across Classrooms

Coherence Across Classrooms

In the mathematics section of the CCRS, we are introduced to the 3 Mathematical Shifts before we even see any of the standards or mathematical practices that are now part of our instruction.  Those shifts include Focus, Coherence, and Rigor. But what does it mean to be coherent across classrooms? Read More

CCRS Teacher Workouts – Feel the Burn!

CCRS Teacher Workouts – Feel the Burn!

New CCRS ELA and Math Teacher workouts are focused, fast, and designed to help teachers move forward with CCRS implementation. Use them in a staff meeting, with a colleague, or independently. Each workout takes just 20-45 minutes and focuses on a key CCRS shift, standard, or practice. Read More

Let’s Connect…on Schoology!

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

Why Effective Communication Should Be Part of Your Math Curriculum

Why Effective Communication Should Be Part of Your Math Curriculum

We strongly believe that in a classroom, those who are doing the talking are doing the learning. Over the past year, we have been exploring ways to be purposeful and intentional about embedding the Academic, Career, and Employability Skills (ACES) into our math instruction. We are excited to share how to do that specifically with Effective Communication. Read More

Math Institute on September 20 – Registration OPEN!

Math Institute on September 20 – Registration OPEN!

Do you teach math? Do you want to learn strategies for building conceptual understanding and helping your students express their thinking? This is a Math Institute you won't want to miss! We have 3 amazing expert presenters plus travel scholarships available. Read More

Volunteer at Math-on-a-Stick at the Minnesota State Fair!

Volunteer at Math-on-a-Stick at the Minnesota State Fair!

One thing Minnesotans know is that everything is better on a stick… and math is no exception!  Math on a Stick is celebrating its first annual Adult Numeracy day and we need great ABE people like you to volunteer!… Read More

We Teach Numeracy, Not Just Math: One Site’s Journey to Improving Numeracy Instruction

We Teach Numeracy, Not Just Math: One Site’s Journey to Improving Numeracy Instruction

A brief look at how the Metro North ABE Blaine Learning Lab made site-wide changes to incorporate math instruction at every level. Read More

Join an Advisory Team and Help Guide Professional Development in MN ABE!

Join an Advisory Team and Help Guide Professional Development in MN ABE!

Do you like thinking about how we grow as professional educators in ABE?  Three unique leadership opportunities are coming up for Minnesota ABE practitioners. Please consider joining the Language & Literacy, MN Numeracy Instruction, or Transitions Advisory Team!… Read More

Free Online Facilitated Courses Available through LINCS!

Free Online Facilitated Courses Available through LINCS!

The LINCS Professional Development Center is offering Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) courses. Each course lasts three weeks, is entirely online, and facilitated by a highly experienced LINCS Trainer. There are two cohorts for each course—one in math, and one in writing. Read More

Helpful Resources to Transition to TABE 11/12

Helpful Resources to Transition to TABE 11/12

The transition period from TABE 9/10 to TABE 11/12 is ending July 1, 2019. This means that teachers need to be as prepared as possible to administer these new tests, as well as be able to analyze them. Presented here are some resources to make the transition easier. Read More