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Teacher Induction and Mentoring Brief

2015

This brief describes important components of mentoring programs within teacher induction.

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Conditions for Success in Teacher Induction

2015

This brief identifies the conditions within an adult education program that increase the likelihood of success of an induction process in having a positive impact on beginning teacher performance.

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Mentoring Guide for Teacher Induction

2015

The Mentoring Guide for Teacher Induction provides specific guidance and resources for mentoring beginning teachers in adult education and for using the Adult Education Teacher Induction Toolkit.

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Teacher Effectiveness Glossary

2015

The Teacher Effectiveness Glossary provides definitions of the acronyms and terms found throughout the Adult Education Teacher Induction Toolkit, including the online courses, guides, and information briefs. It is helpful for every step of the Teacher Induction Pathway

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Evidence-Based Instruction and Teacher Induction

2015

This brief describes evidence-based instruction and how it can be used within teacher induction.

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English Language Learner University (ELL-U) Professional Development Plan

2013

The English Language Learner University (ELL-U) Professional Development Plan was the foundation for a comprehensive framework through which professional development for educators of adult English language learners (ELLs) was developed.

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The Minnesota Numeracy Initiative Overview and Design

2011

The Minnesota Numeracy Initiative (MNI) was developed in response to the need for numeracy professional development in Minnesota.

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Policy to Improve Math Teaching and Learning in Adult Basic Education: A Perspective from Massachusetts

2011
This paper is informed by adult numeracy development in Massachusetts--including what has worked and what has fallen short. The state has developed policy and invested in implementing Adult Basic Education (ABE) program design (“opportunity to learn”) standards, student learning/content standards (mathematics curriculum framework), and embedding a range of important supports for ABE teachers, including paid preparation and professional development time in the ABE Rates System, which are one of the “building blocks” for improving ABE math teaching and learning.
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TIAN in Action: Teachers' Stories

2010

The Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy (TIAN) Project is a professional development program piloted and field-tested with Adult Basic Education teachers in six states across the country.

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Teaming Up for 21st Century Teaching and Learning: What Research and Practice Reveal about Professional Learning

2010

This publication aims to shed light on the impact of professional learning communities from an integrative perspective, one that draws on each of important and likely symbiotic outcomes. The report draws on two equally valid sources of knowledge: published research and skilled practice.

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