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Build Your Virtual Classroom Skills at TechChat Webinars

Build Your Virtual Classroom Skills at TechChat Webinars

Looking to refine your virtual classroom technology skills? Come TechChat! Once a month through June, Minnesota Adult Education teachers will lead TechChat webinars to provide an overview of a specific technology tool, talk about how they have used it in their virtual classrooms, and provide an opportunity for practice and questions. Read More

New “Getting Familiar with Zoom” Webinar Training

New “Getting Familiar with Zoom” Webinar Training

Is your program tutoring learners on Zoom? Are your volunteers using Zoom for the first time or looking to refresh their memory on how to use its common features? If so, this training will help you and your team become more confident using Zoom independently and with learners! Read More

Stay Warm, and Keep Learning! Winter Webinars from Literacy Minnesota

Stay Warm, and Keep Learning! Winter Webinars from Literacy Minnesota

Winter is here in Minnesota, but you don’t have to brave the snow and cold to participate in training webinars from Literacy Minnesota! Join volunteers and teachers from all around Minnesota for free professional development webinars on a wide variety of topics including low literacy, reading fluency, pronunciation, and remote instruction. Read More

Remote Tutoring Resources from Literacy Minnesota

Remote Tutoring Resources from Literacy Minnesota

Are you using Zoom, Google Meet or WhatsApp to teach or tutor adult learners online? Are you a teacher trainer or program coordinator leading training webinars for volunteers? Literacy Minnesota has created and compiled resources that are designed to help tutors, teachers, and staff navigate the features and functions of these tech platforms on computers or mobile devices. Read More

One-Room Schoolhouse Teachers Share Updates and Ideas

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

5 Sites for Reading & Language Online Instruction

5 Sites for Reading & Language Online Instruction

Looking for ready made activities to use for online instruction? Here are 5 excellent, free sites that can be used online or in person to build Reading and Language skills. Read More

An Introduction to Blended Learning with CommonLit: Part 3

An Introduction to Blended Learning with CommonLit: Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three-part series introducing Blended Learning using the state-approved platform CommonLit. Part 1 provided practitioners a simple exemplar of what instruction would look like with Blended Learning. Part 2 delved into the "how" and "why" of using CommonLit for Blended Instruction. Part 3 explains how to build a course in CommonLit and highlights some of its available features. Read More

Re-Imagining Instruction Part 2: Flipping the Classroom

Re-Imagining Instruction Part 2: Flipping the Classroom

As we look to lessons learned from the past 8+ months of Emergency Remote Teaching, now is a great opportunity to reflect on what we’ve learned and how we can continue to innovate our practice to better serve adult learners both within and beyond our classrooms. In Part 2 in this series, Joey Lehrman explores the flipped classroom as a means of enhancing the ways we engage students in meaningful learning. Read More

An Introduction to Blended Learning with CommonLit: Part 2

An Introduction to Blended Learning with CommonLit: Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three-part series introducing Blended Learning using the state-approved platform CommonLit. Part 1 provided practitioners a simple exemplar of what instruction would look like with Blended Learning. In Part 2 we delve more deeply into the "how" and "why" of using CommonLit for Blended Instruction. Read More

Re-Imagining Instruction Part 1: Independent Learning with Technology

Re-Imagining Instruction Part 1: Independent Learning with Technology

As we look to lessons learned from the past 8+ months of Emergency Remote Teaching, now is a great opportunity to reflect as a field about what we’ve learned and how we can continue to innovate our practice to better serve adult learners both within and beyond our classrooms. In this 2-part series, Joey Lehrman proposes a few options for how we might leverage this moment to rethink and enhance the ways we engage students in meaningful learning. Read More