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First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Math Strategies for Success (Part 2)

This training supports participants in gaining instructional strategies that build on conceptual understanding and strengthen the mathematical foundation that adult learners will need to succeed in higher-level mathematics. The training builds upon content introduced in the First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Using Soft Skills for Success training.

First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Using Soft Skills for Success (Part 1)

This training supports participants in gaining skills and strategies for teaching “soft skills” to adult learners. The soft skills and strategies selected are specific to skills that are necessary for success in the college-level math classroom. This training provides the foundational content for the First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Math Strategies for Success training.

Integrating Career Counseling and Planning into Adult Education (ACP)

This self-paced online course is intended for adult educators, administrators, coaches, case managers, transition specialists, career counselors, and others working with adult learners seeking to transition to the next step along a career pathway.

Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Bright Ideas for Curriculum and Instruction (ESL Pro)

This self-paced online course is Unit 3 in the ESL Pro module Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways. Unit 3, Curriculum and Instruction, describes the key steps for designing a contextualization instructional program for English language learners and provides ideas for infusing instruction with career pathway content.

Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE and ESOL Classroom

This study circle introduces practitioners to the career-planning lessons and tools contained in the Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE and ESOL Classroom curriculum guide and other career-planning resources.

Preparing Adult English Language Learners for the Workforce: Models and Resources

This training addresses workforce-focused instruction in three venues: workplace, vocational classes, and adult English as a second language classes. Topics include essential components, promising practices, strengths and challenges of each program, LINCS resources, and issues facing the field. Participants have networking and program planning opportunities.

Engaging Employers in Adult Career Pathways (ACP)

This self-paced online course helps participants learn how to identify, engage, and sustain engagement of appropriate employers in the development of career pathways programs.

Workforce Preparation Activities in the Classroom: Contextualizing Employability Skills for Deeper Learning

This self-paced online course is designed for adult educators, administrators, teachers, and advisors who would like more familiarity with how workforce preparation and employability skills can be incorporated into instructional activities. It is recommended that learners also complete the Introduction to Workforce Preparation and Employability Skills course, which covers workforce preparation and the specific skills outlined in the U.S. Department of Education’s Employability Skills Framework.

Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Understanding Key Concepts (ESL Pro)

This self-paced online course is Unit 1 in the ESL Pro module Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways. Unit 1, Understanding Key Concepts, provides a broad overview for designing and implementing an adult English language acquisition program contextualized for career pathways. The purpose of Unit 1 is to outline the rationale behind contextualized instruction.

Designing Contextualized Instruction (ACP)

This self-paced online course helps teachers understand contextualized instruction and its supporting research base. Participants will discover how to use the contextual model of instruction to develop Adult Career Pathways courses and how to identify and overcome common challenges in developing contextualized instruction.

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