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COVID-19 Lessons: Self-Management

The COVID-19 outbreak presents an unprecedented opportunity to help our students develop TIF (Transitions Integration Framework) skills as they try to understand everything that is going on. Here are a few of the ways that we can help our learners practice Self-Management skills.

Growth Mindset Toolkit

This resource includes research about the benefits of fostering a growth mindset and videos and lesson plans that will help teachers talk about mindset with their students.

New Resources

Story by Story (2008)

Story by Story was developed for Beginning ABE students needing (and wanting) systematic and contextual phonics instruction. However, it has been successfully used with many Beginning-Intermediate ESL students as well. This website provides 12 printable Story by Story lessons that each include the story text, a word study, and sentence-writing exercises.

Levels of Knowing Mathematics

This resource outlines the levels of knowing math proposed by Mahesh C. Sharma: intuitive, concrete/experiential, pictorial/representational, abstract, applications, and communication. The chart explains each level and gives an example of what that level would look like in the classroom.

Adult Diploma Forms

Find Standard Adult High School Diploma forms and checklists here.

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Presenter Information

Get information about stipends, reimbursements, and other instructions for presenters.

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

January 18, 2022 12:30 pm–1:15 pm
Burlington English

MN Lunch & Learn: Pronunciation Feature in Burlington English


Registration Deadline: TUE. 1/18/22 In this session, we will explore the speech and pronunciation features in Burlington English. We will go over the Speech Trainer, speech in the Vocabulary Practice, and the tutorials. NOTE: Attendees must have current login credentials for their BE account. Learn More

January 18, 2022 2:30 pm–4:00 pm

CCRS Support Webinar: Exploring the Power of Math Language Routines


Registration Deadline: TUE. 1/18/22 Literacy and numeracy are often interwoven, so why do we tend to treat them solely as isolated subjects? Join us for an interactive webinar where we will continue to explore the powerful relationship between literacy and numeracy! We will discuss math language routines that… Learn More

January 18, 2022 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Literacy Minnesota

Core Training Module 3: Instructional Best Practices: Working with Learners


Registration Deadline: TUE. 1/18/22 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… Learn More