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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

Top Ten​ Considerations When Selecting Technology Tools for the Non-Traditional Classroom

Top Ten​ Considerations When Selecting Technology Tools for the Non-Traditional Classroom

Selecting technology tools for the classroom can be challenging. In today’s technology-driven world there are countless options and tech tools that ​could ​be implemented in the classroom. So how do you select the best options for ​your ​students and ​your ​classroom?… Read More

Professional Development via Adobe Connect

Professional Development via Adobe Connect

Imagine joining in on an all day conference without having to pack your suitcase and driving X number of hours to expand your knowledge on ABE-related topics. At the Language & Literacy Institute in January, Southwest ABE was able to pilot technology that could make this a possibility in the… Read More

Register Now for the Technology Integration Initiative 2019 Cohort!

Register Now for the Technology Integration Initiative 2019 Cohort!

The 2019 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

The Technology Leadership Academy is for YOU!

The Technology Leadership Academy is for YOU!

Whatever your technology challenge, the TLA can help you! Hardware, software, IT support or lack thereof, digital literacy skills of staff or students, distance learning, internet…we can help. Join the TLA!… Read More

Practical Applications of Technology Integration in the Adult Education Classroom

Practical Applications of Technology Integration in the Adult Education Classroom

While technology integration may feel like “one more thing” we have to find space for in our already busy schedules, it doesn’t have to be complicated. Hear from an ABE teacher about how she made NorthStar digital literacy skills a regular part of her instruction. Read More

Thinking Outside the Slide: Using the Technology Integration Initiative to Move in New Directions

Thinking Outside the Slide: Using the Technology Integration Initiative to Move in New Directions

If you have an interest in creating digital materials, incorporating technology into the classroom, implementing the Northstar Digital Literacy Standards, or just need some “sharpening of the saw,” the Technology Integration Initiative cohort is the right training for you. Read More

Plato/Edmentum Flash Player Issue in Chrome Solved!

Plato/Edmentum Flash Player Issue in Chrome Solved!

Have you been having issues with the Plato platform? Google Chrome’s latest update (62) blocks Flash player web content by default, but Plato/ Edmentum still uses Flash for some of its content. Here is the work-around fix this issue. Read More

Get More out of Google Drive with Fluency Tutor for Google

Get More out of Google Drive with Fluency Tutor for Google

If you use Google Docs/Drive with your adult learners, you’ll want to try this free add-on application for fluency reading practice!… Read More