Hubbs Center–Bridge I

This resource supports the teaching of specific education and training content that can be implemented by classroom instructors in the context of a particular career cluster.
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Author(s): 
Ronald M. Hubbs Center for Adult Basic Education in St. Paul, Minnesota
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
Minnesota Department of Education and the FastTrack Bridge Project
Published: 
2010
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Bridge I is part of a sequence of courses in program providing a bridge from literacy-level ELL programming to entry-level work and career pathways preparation courses currently offered at the Hubbs Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Bridge I includes a series of activity-driven lessons on various topics, including:  (1) Document Organizing; (2) Presentations; (3) Teamwork; (4) Volunteering; (5) Entrepreneur; (6) Feedback to Superiors; (7) Financial Literacy; (8) Career Exploration; (9) Comparative Writing; (10) Immigration Interviews; and (11) Reading Graphs.  This is the third course of a sequence of four courses in a bridge program providing a bridge from literacy-level ELL programming to entry-level work and occupational preparation courses currently offered at the Hubbs Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Additional stages of the bridge sequence are included in this ACP Resource Center.  These additional stages include: Bridging Life and Work (Low Bridge Prep), Bridge Prep, and Bridge II.

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Students will develop soft skills, financial literacy, and test-taking skills through simulations and practice of work skills.

This resource was reviewed and vetted through the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education under Contract No. ED-CFO-10-A-0072/0001.