The video promotes upcoming webinars on diverse topics in adult education. Alisa Belzer moderates as the series editor of ProLiteracy research briefs.
Presenters Paul Jurmo and Judy Mortrude discuss contextualized instruction in adult basic skills development, emphasizing its relevance and drawing on extensive experience and research.
Adult Literacy Ecosystem Partnerships Beyond the Workforce
In the Forum, the Houston Mayors Office for Adult Education shares how an adult literacy ecosystem built of adult learners, adult literacy providers, community non-profit and faith-based organizations, the K-12 system, government agencies, and the business community can accomplish desired outcomes.
Digital Skills Partnerships: Philadelphia Office of Children and Families, Adult Education Division
In the Forum, the Philadelphia Office of Children and Families, Adult Education has key recommendations for literacy providers looking to provide basic digital skills for adult learners: build partnerships with organizations to meet learners where they already are, both physically and skills-wise.
Using Universal Design for Learning to Design Self-Paced Professional Development Modules for Adult Education Instructors
This Report from the Field explores how two Universal Design for Learning (UDL) concepts—accessibility and relevance—can be used to increase the effectiveness of professional development for adult educators.
Teacher Training Plus
A webinar series, for tutors and teachers, across six strands that presents best-practice instructional strategies.
Teacher Training Plus – Basic Literacy
Webinars that focus on components of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for native English-speaking students who are at or below the 5th grade level. Topics include goal setting, alphabetics, and reducing writing anxiety.
Teacher Training Plus – High-Level ELL
Webinars that focus on strategies and instruction for students who range from intermediate to advanced levels. Topics include using conversation and goal setting for real world applications.