Teaching Reading Vocabulary Remotely or In Person

Online

Registration Deadline: MON. 10/18/21 Vocabulary is everyone’s favorite reading component! And helping students master reading vocabulary is a key to helping them master comprehension. But how many words should you teach? And which words are the most important? What strategies are best for helping students learn new words? How do you get students to make […]

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NEW HyFlex Community of Practice!

Online

Registration Deadline: NONE; please click the Google Meet link below to join on the day of the meeting Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) classes (classes that are taught synchronously in-person with a remote synchronous option) offer students the opportunity to participate online or in the classroom, but can be intimidating for teachers to implement. Literacy Minnesota and the […]

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Approaches and Activities to Support Writing Development

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 10/19/21 Incorporating writing instruction for English language learners of all levels is a challenge for many teachers and tutors. In this training, participants will learn approaches for including writing practice throughout the lesson and activities for extended practice. Participants will also develop strategies for delivering feedback for writing during and in-between lessons.

Free

Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 3: Instructional Best Practices: Working with Learners

Online

Registration Deadline: WED. 10/20/21 Participants learn how to apply teaching practices that support language and skill development for all learners. These practices include checking comprehension of all learners, using an appropriate level of teacher talk, delivering error correction and feedback, facilitating learner questions, and ensuring that instruction is learner centered. Learn more about Literacy Minnesota’s […]

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Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 3: Instructional Best Practices: Working with Learners

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 10/21/21 Participants learn how to apply teaching practices that support language and skill development for all learners. These practices include checking comprehension of all learners, using an appropriate level of teacher talk, delivering error correction and feedback, facilitating learner questions, and ensuring that instruction is learner centered. Learn more about Literacy Minnesota’s […]

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Becoming More Culturally Responsive in Rural and Metro Communities

Online

Registration Deadline: MON. 10/25/21 What are the keys to developing cultural responsiveness and cultural competency? Learn how to identify and be culturally responsive to meaningful cultural differences so that you can make instruction more relevant to learners in adult classrooms.

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Comprehension Strategies for Intermediate-Level Readers

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 10/26/21 Research shows that explicitly teaching a set of comprehension strategies is a great way to help intermediate-level readers maximize their understanding of texts. Come learn a handful of great comprehension tools that will help students develop critical thinking skills and comprehension skills.

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Manager Meet-Up: Technology Planning & Purchasing

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 10/26/21 Many ABE managers have decided to invest a portion of their COVID Relief funds on technology for classrooms or for students to use at home. Others are investing in technology-enhanced curriculum and materials development. In this webinar, we will hear from a panel of ABE managers about how they are using […]

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Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 4: Instructional Best Practices: Working with Materials

Online

Registration Deadline: WED. 10/27/21 Participants learn about the types of materials that they may be working with, including prepared texts and realia. Participants also learn about the practice of explicit instruction, how to effectively give instructions, and suggestions for extending worksheets to maximize understanding and practice. Learn more about Literacy Minnesota’s Volunteer Foundations Training at […]

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Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 4: Instructional Best Practices: Working with Materials

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 10/28/21 Participants learn about the types of materials that they may be working with, including prepared texts and realia. Participants also learn about the practice of explicit instruction, how to effectively give instructions, and suggestions for extending worksheets to maximize understanding and practice. Learn more about Literacy Minnesota’s Volunteer Foundations Training at […]

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