Schedule

Facilitated Course Schedule: 2016-17

June

Navigating Pathways to Opportunity: Comprehensive Student Supports (6/8-7/20)
Explore ways to provide the supports that enable adults to succeed in an integrated career pathway program.

July

Contextualized Instruction (7/7-8/25)
Learn more about the principles and techniques of contextualized instruction that will help you to achieve your instructional goals.

October

Mathematizing ESOL I: Integrating Whole Number Operations (10/11-11/22)
Explore where, when, and how it makes sense to include math in ESOL instruction while continuing to focus on language acquisition and effective communication.

Contextualized Instruction (10/13-11/30)
Learn more about the principles and techniques of contextualized instruction that will help you to achieve your instructional goals.

Foundations of Teaching Adult Numeracy (10/20-12/14)
Learn about the components of numeracy, how the backgrounds of adult students affect their learning, and ways to keep students at the center of numeracy instruction.

Data: Helping Students Interpret Numeric Information (10/26-12/7)
Explore common uses (and misuses) of data including measures of central tendency, graphs, and probability.

Helping Students Stay: Exploring Program and Classroom Persistence Strategies (10/27-12/8)
Examine a wide range of successful persistence strategies and identify the ones that might have the most impact in your own programs.

November

Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE and ESOL Classroom (11/1-12/19)
This course will help you guide students through a process that helps them set career goals and secure the educational services they need to pursue their personal and employment goals in the changing economy.

February

Contextualized Instruction (2/7-3/28)
Learn more about the principles and techniques of contextualized instruction that will help you to achieve your instructional goals.

Navigating Pathways to Opportunity: Comprehensive Student Supports (2/28-4/11)
Explore ways to provide the supports that enable adults to succeed in an integrated career pathway program.

March

Blended and Project-Based Learning (3/7-5/2)
Refresh your knowledge of project-based learning and give it a new spin with blended learning and available tech tools.

Mathematizing ESOL I: Integrating Whole Number Operations (3/20-5/1)
Explore where, when, and how it makes sense to include math in ESOL instruction while continuing to focus on language acquisition and effective communication.

College Readiness for Adults: Beyond Academic Preparation! (NEW: 3/29-5/17)
Identify, organize, and reflect on the broad array of readiness skills and abilities that adults need to be successful in postsecondary education and training.

April

Algebra: Introducing Algebraic Reasoning (4/5-5/16)
Introduce algebraic reasoning to your students, and experiment with strategies for teaching numeric patterns, relationships, and functions based on real‐life situations.

Contextualized Instruction (4/11-5/30)
Learn more about the principles and techniques of contextualized instruction that will help you to achieve your instructional goals.

Helping Students Stay: Exploring Program and Classroom Persistence Strategies (4/13-5/30)
Examine a wide range of successful persistence strategies and identify the ones that might have the most impact in your own programs.

Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE and ESOL Classroom (4/19-6/7)
This course will help you guide students through a process that helps them set career goals and secure the educational services they need to pursue their personal and employment goals in the changing economy.

Number Sense: Teaching About Parts and Wholes (4/26-6/7)
Help adult students answer key questions: When is it necessary to have an exact answer, and when is an estimate sufficient? When calculation is necessary, which tool is appropriate to use?

NEW! Blended Learning for English Language Learners (4/26-5/23)
Explore how and when to use blended learning to enhance your work with adult English language learners. Leave the course with a draft lesson that uses blended learning in either face-to-face or distance settings.

 

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