This self-paced online course explains the concept of energy literacy and introduces the Energy Literacy Framework developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Educators can use the Framework (available in English and Spanish) to teach adult learners about the role of energy in their lives and to generate potential interest in energy as a career field.
This face-to-face training includes a discussion of the new broader scope of health literacy, how it fits with teaching language and literacy skills, and how to integrate it into your Adult Basic Education/English for Speakers of Other Languages curriculum. We will explore a variety of free online health literacy resources that you can use in the classroom or to help train teachers build community awareness or form partnerships with local health agencies.
Important decisions we make every day require a foundation of scientific knowledge. In this interactive workshop, teachers practice developing lessons that dig deeper into the science content of everyday situations through eight scientific practices.
This facilitated online course helps teachers find quality Open Educational Resources for the adult education classroom, evaluate them, and assess their effectiveness in meeting learning objectives. The course will also provide teachers with ideas and resources for instructional strategies and resources to introduce and engage adult students in learning science. Prerequisite: Open Your Classroom with Open Education Resources (TL07VS)