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April 2021

April 21, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
ATLAS
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Using ACES/TIF to Develop Workplace Preparation Activities

Online

Registration Deadline: WED. 4/21/21 In this webinar we will look at the connection between ACES/TIF and the Workplace Preparation requirement that is a component of both Integrated Education and Training (IET) and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) instruction. We will hear from a panel of teachers who have experience planning workforce preparation activities, and we will explicitly identify how the activities support the development of ACES/TIF skills. Webinar participants will leave with a better understanding of this requirement…

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April 23, 2021 9:30 am – 11:00 am
ATLAS
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EBRI Study Circle – Virtual

Online

This series of six meetings, facilitated by Marn Frank, ATLAS, from early February through early May will introduce the foundations of and best practices for evidence-based reading instruction (or EBRI). The content will include: the four reading components and their interrelationships, diagnostic reading assessment purposes and processes, explicit instruction for word skills (alphabetics and vocabulary) and text skills (fluency and comprehension), and teacher-recommended print or online teaching resources. Along with full meeting attendance, participants will be expected to complete short…

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April 23, 2021 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ATLAS
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MCTM Follow-Up Webinar

Online

Registration Deadline: FRI. 4/23/21 Let’s share our key takeaways and ideas from the MCTM Spring Conference 2021! Facilitated by Andy Albee, Robbinsdale Adult Academic Program instructor, and Lindsey Pust, ATLAS Numeracy Coordinator.  

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April 27, 2021 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
ATLAS
Online

Close Reading & CCRS – Unpacking a Visual Text

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Registration Deadline: TUE. 4/27/21 Incorporating a close reading strategy into our instruction is a common best practice. However, how often do we extend that same strategy to visual texts? Can we? During this webinar, you will get an opportunity to experience a close reading activity of a visual text as if you were a student. You will also hear from and collaborate with colleagues to explore the power of pairing visual texts with a close reading routine and reflect on…

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April 30, 2021 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
ATLAS
Online

PELSB Cultural Competency Training

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Registration Deadline: THU. 4/8/21 (This registration is for BOTH April 16 and April 30; you do not need to submit a separate registration for each meeting.) Eligibility: Minnesota adult education practitioners only This Cultural Competency training is only open to Minnesota adult educators. Our apologies if you are located outside of Minnesota! Please note that you are welcome to access our Cultural Competency resource library. There is a great deal more to cultural competency than using the right words or choosing…

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May 2021

May 4, 2021 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
ATLAS
Online

Math Webinar: Exploring Proportions Conceptually Using Desmos

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Registration Deadline: TUE. 5/4/21 Join us as we explore conceptual understanding of proportions using a Desmos activity we created using “Three-Act Math.” We will explore how we can develop proportional reasoning and how ratios are part of larger patterns. No prior knowledge of Desmos required! Presented by Rebecca Strom, Mankato ABE, and Marcie Vaiphei, Hubbs Center.  

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May 7, 2021 9:30 am – 11:00 am
ATLAS
Online

EBRI Study Circle – Virtual

Online

This series of six meetings, facilitated by Marn Frank, ATLAS, from early February through early May will introduce the foundations of and best practices for evidence-based reading instruction (or EBRI). The content will include: the four reading components and their interrelationships, diagnostic reading assessment purposes and processes, explicit instruction for word skills (alphabetics and vocabulary) and text skills (fluency and comprehension), and teacher-recommended print or online teaching resources. Along with full meeting attendance, participants will be expected to complete short…

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May 13, 2021 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
ATLAS
Online

Integrated Education and Training (IET) 101

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Registration Deadline: THU. 5/13/21 Join us to learn more about the basic components of IETs! This webinar will focus on the key components of IETs, articulate the value of an IET delivery model, discuss resources to support the development of an IET, and outline the process for IET approval in Minnesota. We’ll also share some best practices and approaches from your Minnesota IET colleagues, and you’ll receive useful IET curriculum planning tools and resources. This webinar is for program administrators,…

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May 19, 2021 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
ATLAS
Online

ACP Career Pathways Webinar #4: Manufacturing Careers Pathway Networking

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Registration Deadline: WED. 5/19/21 Do you currently offer or are planning to focus on manufacturing career pathway programming? Come to this networking session to: Share locations and deliveries of manufacturing instruction across MN ABE to avoid duplication of services and allow for collaboration across regions. Share curriculum and materials for manufacturing ACPs to lessen the burden on individual teachers and programs. Share ways to complete the practical skills portion of the training including partnerships with current manufacturing instructors and professionals.…

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June 2021

June 3, 2021 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
ATLAS
Online

Taking is SLOW with SSLOs

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Registration Deadline: THU 6/3/21 Join us to learn more about the basic components of IETs! This webinar will focus on an overview of the IET design process and creating standards-based IET curricula with a Single Set of Learning Objectives (SSLO). Guest presenters KayLynn Hamilton, M.Ed. and Blaire Wilson Toso, Ph.D. will guide us through the process of creating SSLOs for your IET. This webinar is for program administrators, curriculum developers, IELCE grant writers and grantees, RTCs, and anyone working with…

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