[Numeracy 556] Announcement: Registration deadline nears for online PD courses

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Kaye Beall kabeall at comcast.net
Wed Oct 6 10:58:23 EDT 2010

Registration deadline nears for the following online professional
development courses. The courses are available at ProfessionalStudiesAE.org
professionalstudiesae.org&srcid=4593&srctid=1&erid=443971> .

Teaching Reasoning and Problem Solving Skills (course
Numerate adults do more than calculate figures. They think about the
relationships between mathematic concepts and real-life situations. They
look for patterns, make predictions, and evaluate their conclusions. They
can form problems, represent them, and solve them. They apply critical
thinking skills. This course examines mathematical reasoning and problem
solving strategies and provides numerous teaching strategies and activities
that you can apply to your teaching right away.

Course dates: November 1–December 17, 2010

Course instructor: Barbara Goodridge
Course fee: $179.00

3971> now.

Differentiated Instruction (course
<http://professionalstudiesae.worlded.org/pdf/DIOverOct10.pdf> description)
Adult educators almost always face many different levels of learners in
their classrooms, with all the attendant difficulties in teaching. In this
facilitated, interactive course, you will learn how differentiated
instruction can help produce effective teaching in your classes. You will
learn to make the strong learning objectives required to keep multilevel
instruction on target. Both research and specific strategies will be
addressed. By the course end, you will produce your own lesson plan with
effective learning objectives and differentiation suited to your own

Course dates: October 12–December 13, 2010

Course instructor: Wendy Quiñones

Course fee: $249.00 (requires textbook)

Register now <http://professionalstudiesae.worlded.org/index.html#di> .


Questions? E-mail prodev at proliteracy.org or literacy at worlded.org.

ProfessionalStudiesAE.org is a partnership of World Education, Inc., and
ProLiteracy/New Readers Press. Visit www.professionalstudiesae.org
professionalstudiesae.org&srcid=4593&srctid=1&erid=443971> for a complete
listing of available courses.

Kaye Beall

Project Director

World Education

kaye_beall at worlded.org


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