Professional Development

Decorative image for Resource Profile Multiplying Impact: Five Frameworks for Investment in EdTech for Adult Learners

Multiplying Impact: Five Frameworks for Investment in EdTech for Adult Learners

2018

This report explores the potential for technology to enhance the teaching and learning of advanced math skills for adults.

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The Math Gap: Implications for Investing in America’s Workforce

2017

This report explores the potential for technology to enhance the teaching and learning of advanced math skills to adults. 

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Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter 2016

2016

This issue features articles focused on the ways that research can affect policy and practice.

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College and Career Readiness Standards Math Advanced Units 1 – 3

2016

The Math Advanced Units contain three components: a facilitator’s guide, an annotated PowerPoint presentation, and participant materials.

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College and Career Readiness Standards English Language Arts/Literacy Advanced Units 1 – 3

2016

The English Language Arts/Literacy Advanced Units contain three components: a facilitator’s guide, an annotated PowerPoint presentation, and participant materials.

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Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 2017

2017

A special issue of the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary and Basic Education devoted to numeracy.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile STEM Teachers in Professional Learning Communities: From Good Teachers to Great Teaching

STEM Teachers in Professional Learning Communities: From Good Teachers to Great Teaching

2011

This report summarizes an analysis of research that documents what happens when STEM teachers work together in professional learning communities to improve teaching and increase student achievement. It provides examples of projects using this model.

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Loot, Inc.

2016

Loot, Inc. is a resource for teaching financial literacy and a virtual community of practice for teachers. 

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High School Equivalency Institute: Critical Thinking for GED 2014 - Depth of Knowledge Framework

2014

This training focused on how to transition students, classrooms and teaching staff towardsthe new GED. The training provides specific tips and examples to bring more critical thinking skills into classrooms of all levels. Academy of Hope’s condensed manual on the new GED, examples of organizers, and other helpful material is included with the training.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Issue Brief

Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Issue Brief

2015

This issue brief, one of the resources in the suite of materials “Preparing English Learners for Work and Career,” provides teachers and administrators with an overview of current research and practice related to connecting English language acquisition to career pathways.

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