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What's New at the Equipped for the Future Center?

The EFF Center continues to work with programs and states nationally on
variety of projects.  You can see what's happening by checking out the 
calendar of events at:

It has now been a year since we launched the new EFF website:

There have been many updates made in the past year so I would encourage
to take a look if you haven't visited recently.

Here are just a few of those updates:
1)      Two publications have been added:

a.      The Winter 2005 issue of HOT Topics with a focus on the standard

Use Math to Solve Problems and Communicate.
       b. Research to Practice Note #4: An Approach to Assessment Based
Cognitive Science
2)      The EFF Teaching/Learning Toolkit has several new Examples and 
supporting Tools/Supports:
The Toolkit will continue to be a growing resource with more examples in

different settings (ABE, ESOL, Family Literacy, GED, Corrections) and
different standards.

3)      Each of the EFF Standards now has a downloadable pictorial 
representation available courtesy of Tacoma Community House in
The pictures were originally developed for use with ESOL learners but 
certainly have other 

      4) Updated Spanish translations for the Standards:

Aaron Kohring
Coordinator, LINCS Literacy & Learning Disabilities Special Collection
Research Associate, Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee

EFF Center for Training and Technical Assistance
Phone:(865) 974-8426 main
Fax:   (865) 974-3857
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