2021 Virtual Literacy Volunteer Management Conference

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 12/2/21 The Volunteer Management Conference (VMC) is a one-day professional development opportunity that brings together Adult Basic Education staff who work with volunteers: coordinators, teachers and managers alike. This year, the conference will be virtual, on Zoom. The conference is free for participants in Minnesota; $20 for participants outside of Minnesota. Learn new […]

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Counting with Purpose: Teaching Social Justice and Math

Online

Registration Deadline: FRI. 12/3/21 If you require ASL Interpretation, please contact Gail Rutan at grutan01@hamline.edu Presenter: May Vang Swanson, math instructor Social justice issues can be intimidating and uncomfortable, but social justice issues have a place in education and especially in math. Last year, May Vang Swanson designed a math course around four major themes: who […]

Free

Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 1: Overview of MN Adult Education & Program Accountability

Online

Registration Deadline: TUE. 12/7/21 Participants learn about Adult Basic Education programming in Minnesota, demographics of learners, instructional content standards, initial and on-going assessment and other accountability measures. Learn more about Literacy Minnesota’s Volunteer Foundations Training at https://www.literacymn.org/volunteer-foundations-training.

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Making the Most of Your Edmentum Courseware

Online

Registration Deadline: WED. 12/8/21 This session is for experienced Edmentum Courseware users who would like to learn about new features and strategies for making the most effective use of the system.

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Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 2: Understanding Adult Learners

Online

Registration Deadline: WED. 12/8/21 Participants develop their personal cultural awareness and learn how expectations around school culture shape how people teach and learn. Motivations and barriers to learning are also covered, as well as guiding principles for effectively delivering instruction to adults. Participants also increase their sensitivity to the challenges of learning English/developing literacy as […]

Free

Volunteer Foundations Training – Core Training Module 2: Understanding Adult Learners

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 12/9/21 Participants develop their personal cultural awareness and learn how expectations around school culture shape how people teach and learn. Motivations and barriers to learning are also covered, as well as guiding principles for effectively delivering instruction to adults. Participants also increase their sensitivity to the challenges of learning English/developing literacy as […]

Free

Northstar and CCRS: Cheers for Collaboration!

Online

Registration Deadline: THU. 12/9/21 If you require ASL Interpretation, please contact Gail Rutan at grutan01@hamline.edu When we collaborate in MN Adult Education, great things can happen! Join Kristine Kelly, ATLAS Literacy Coordinator, and Leah Hauge, Northstar Curriculum Coordinator, to look more closely at CCRS English language arts projects recently added to the existing 12 curriculum […]

Free

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Recorded Webinar Training – DEADLINE

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Registration Deadline: FRI. 12/10/21 Universal Design for Learning is an approach that minimizes barriers and maximizes learning for all students. Based on scientific insights into how humans learn, UDL can help refine why you teach, what you teach and how you teach. Training details: Recorded UDL Webinar Access to the recording will be available throughout […]

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Developing and Practicing Reading Fluency

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Registration Deadline: FRI. 12/10/21 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 via Zoom, Google Meet, Teams or any other […]

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