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Zinn Education Project

The Zinn Education Project is a vast resource collection that contains a variety of materials for teaching history through a social justice lens. The resources include, among other things, posters, audio clips, film clips, songs and poems, and PDF copies of teaching materials. They are perfect for building the Critical Thinking skill of learning to recognize bias, assumptions and multiple perspectives.

Building Academic Vocabulary Knowledge with Semantic Maps

Participants in this workout will consider the types of knowledge needed to thoroughly know a word and use semantic maps to build understanding of academic vocabulary.

Finding Academic Vocabulary in a Text

Participants in this workout will analyze vocabulary in a text using 3 different online vocabulary tools, two aligned with the previous and current Academic Word Lists and one aligned with the first 2000 most common written words.

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MN ABE YouTube Channel

The MN ABE YouTube Channel is a free online PD resource that you can use to explore teaching techniques and classroom ideas in action! Find out more in this MN ABE Connect newsletter article.

Upcoming ABE Events

September 23, 2020 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Literacy Action Network

Web Chat with MN ABE


Registration Deadline: WED. 9/23/20 Web Chat with MN ABE is a quarterly webinar discussion hosted by Literacy Action Network and led by state ABE staff from the Minnesota Department of Education. Web Chat webinars provide updates from the state ABE office on new and emerging issues and an opportunity… Learn More

September 24, 2020 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Literacy Minnesota

Practicing Reading Fluency from Afar


Registration Deadline: THU. 9/24/20 Come and review the important role of fluency in reading instruction. We will discuss the three key components of reading fluency and look at a variety of activities tutors and teachers can try. We will talk about the mechanics of doing fluency practice… Learn More

September 25, 2020 9:00 am–2:00 pm

Math Institute 2020 (online)


Registration Deadline: FRI. 9/25/20  This will be a Math Institute like no other! The focus of this year’s Math Institute is about online math learning and empowering our students to be online math learners. We will get to learn from Joey Lehrman,… Learn More