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3 Education-Focused Podcasts to Check Out
Posted by Rebecca Eller-Molitas on March 21, 2022 in categoryNewscategoryMember Tips

I've finally discovered the joys of podcasts. I thought of myself as an audiobook person, but a new schedule and updated professional goals have led me to appreciate the value of shorter, more focused content. Initially, I struggled to find podcasts that supported my growth as an adult education professional. After a lot of digging and a healthy dose of serendipity, these are at the top of my playlist. 

 


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Changing Lives, One National Book Fund Gift at a Time
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on March 18, 2022 in categoryStories from the Field

Since 1995, the National Book Fund has put up some big numbers—thanks in no small part to our donors. And while providing over 73,000 tutors and volunteers with the resources they need to improve the literacy of over 204,500 adults is nothing to sneeze at, what’s more impressive is that each of those adults was granted the opportunity to make a change.  


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Beyond Frameworks: Supporting Adult Educators to Leverage Technology and Customize the Learning Experience
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on March 16, 2022

In the final installment of the research journal’s Forum, a group from Digital Promise responds to guest editor Jen Vanek’s suggestion that to more effectively and efficiently carry digital instruction into our “new normal,” we must create a framework to build teachers’ capacity.  


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Beyond Crisis, Toward Justice: New Technologies in Community-Based Adult Learning
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on March 09, 2022 in categoryFacts & Research

In the current issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy, the Forum is titled “Online Learning, Technology Integration, and Digital Literacy.” In it, Suzanne Smythe of Simon Fraser University responds to Jen Vanek, who wrote the first article in the section.  


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Write Her Future Program Empowers More Women in Mexico

Based on the overwhelming success of the Write Her Future program in Mexico, PLAMAC is helping us take the initiative to women in suburban communities of San Telmo de Roa and Ex Hacienda de Márquez in the city of Irapuato, Guanajuato! 


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