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ABE Voices Across a Distance: Snapshot from a Rural One-Room Schoolhouse

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

ABE Voices Across the Distance: Snapshot of the New Normal from a Beginning Level ESL Teacher

ABE Voices Across the Distance: Snapshot of the New Normal from a Beginning Level ESL Teacher

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 Amy Van Steenwyk, a Beginning Level teacher working at the Cedar-Riverside Adult Education Collaborative in Minneapolis. Read More

ABE Voices Across the Distance: Snapshot of the New Normal from Neighborhood House

ABE Voices Across the Distance: Snapshot of the New Normal from Neighborhood House

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 three teachers working in the Neighborhood House ESL/GED program: Cara Berger, Kaija Bergen, and Eva Moline. Read More

ABE Voices Across the Distance: Snapshot of the New Normal from a Pre-GED / High-intermediate ESL Teacher

ABE Voices Across the Distance: Snapshot of the New Normal from a Pre-GED / High-intermediate ESL Teacher

Minnesota schools are closed; how are MN ABE educators responding? 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 Jessica Jones, a High Intermediate/Pre-GED teacher working at Open Door Learning Center in St. Paul. Read More

Using Zoom for Teaching or Meeting Virtually? Secure Your Sessions with These Simple Steps

Using Zoom for Teaching or Meeting Virtually? Secure Your Sessions with These Simple Steps

Do you feel like you're scrambling to navigate new online tools as the necessity to move to virtual communication has turned "business as usual" on its head? Are you worried about recent security concerns with various online meeting platforms such as Zoom? Shore up the security of your online meetings with these simple steps. Read More

We Can Do Hard Things! Sharing Resources and Information in the Time of COVID-19

We Can Do Hard Things! Sharing Resources and Information in the Time of COVID-19

School may not be in session, but learning is! This is information you need right now. Keep reading to learn about a new central resource hub for all things related to Minnesota Adult Education during the current public health crisis. Read More

Blending Technology into Reading Instruction

Blending Technology into Reading Instruction

Find out how one instructor blends technology with reading instruction – including alphabetics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension – and successfully engages adult readers with words, texts, and each other. Read More

Register Now for the Technology Integration Initiative 2020 Cohort!

Register Now for the Technology Integration Initiative 2020 Cohort!

The 2020 Technology Integration Initiative (TII) Cohort will focus on using mobile devices for learning, both in and out of the classroom. Sign up now for this 5-month PD initiative! Read More

Become a Technology Leader with TLA

Become a Technology Leader with TLA

Participants in the Technology Leadership Academy (TLA) last year accomplished amazing things: they created distance learning orientation videos for students; embedded digital literacy into curriculum; rolled out systems for learners to track their distance learning work and get feedback from their teachers; and more. You, too, can do amazing things; apply for TLA by November 8, 2019! Read More

Recapping the Technology Integration Initiative

Recapping the Technology Integration Initiative

The Technology Integration Initiative wrapped up this month. We’ll hear from a participant about her biggest takeaways from this 5-month professional development cohort – such as using common, non-educational apps for educational purposes!… Read More