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Career Pathways Course Design: Tools and Tips

Career Pathways Course Design: Tools and Tips

Considering a career pathways course? ATLAS has excellent resources available to guide a step-by-step process of course design.  You’ll find a set of Guidelines and an easy-to-use accompanying Template that ensures clear documentation of all elements of a course from the outset. Read More

The Launch of the New STAR Training

The Launch of the New STAR Training

ATLAS is launching the new STAR hybrid training in 2019-2020! New participants learn about evidence-based reading instruction from online modules, submit assignments to an online portfolio, receive ongoing support from STAR trainers and their cohort, and action plan guidance from their STAR team. Read More

New DL Platforms

New DL Platforms

The number of accepted time-on-task proxy hour distance learning (DL) platforms has been growing rapidly, as practitioners identify and document resources that can benefit learners. Find out which platforms were approved recently. 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

Coherence: The Path to the Whole Picture in Math Instruction

Coherence: The Path to the Whole Picture in Math Instruction

Helping students make connections among concepts – both building within and across levels within a domain as well as building across domains – is crucial to their ability to become proficient, independent mathematical thinkers. Read More

CCRS Cohort Applications Due May 31!

CCRS Cohort Applications Due May 31!

Is your program ready to dig into implementing the College & Career Readiness Standards? Would you benefit from a team of teachers and an administrator from your site working together throughout the year with face-to-face workshops, focused time to plan together, and technical assistance from CCRS specialists? Apply for… Read More

Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence! (continued)

Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence! (continued)

Our road to more coherent CCRS math instruction has not exactly followed the geometric definition of a line, but it has led us to much more coherent instruction for our students. Here are four big takeaways that will continue to inform our team’s journey. Read More

Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence!

Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence!

Planning instruction in light of the CCRS shift of coherence poses some challenges but offers great rewards. Following from Part 1, this article is Part 2 of a series describing Metro North’s experience with piloting program changes to move toward more coherent math instruction. Read More

Career Pathways – Free New Curricula Available Online Now!

Career Pathways – Free New Curricula Available Online Now!

Are you a program manager launching a new career pathways program or an instructor tasked with planning a new career-related class? Be sure to start with what’s already available! Here’s what’s new or improved on the ATLAS Adult Career Pathways online curriculum resource library this month. Read More

Build capacity. Invest in new leadership. Host a Minnesota Literacy Leader!

Build capacity. Invest in new leadership. Host a Minnesota Literacy Leader!

Learn how you can increase organizational capacity at minimal cost, increase your impact, and invest in the next generation of literacy leaders with the Minnesota Literacy Leadership program. Read More