Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence! (continued) – By Melody Chalmers, Instructor

Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence! (continued) – By Melody Chalmers, Instructor

Planning instruction in light of the CCRS shift of coherence poses some challenges but offers great rewards. Following from Part 1 and Part 2, this article is Part 3 of a series describing Metro North’s experience with piloting program changes to move toward… Read More

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month – By PANDA

Have you heard this in your classroom? “I can’t remember what I learned yesterday.” Could a brain injury be the cause of your student’s trouble with recall, fatigue or inappropriate behavior? 5.3 million Americans live with disabilities from brain injury. 100,000 are Minnesotans. Falls are the leading cause of brain… Read More

The Launch of the New STAR Training – By Marn Frank, ATLAS Literacy & STAR Coordinator

After three years of Project STAR development, state piloting, trainer training, and lots of anticipation, ATLAS is launching the new STAR hybrid training in 2019-2020 (STAR 20)! This new model of training uses a “flipped classroom” approach. New ABE managers and teachers (participants) learn about evidence-based reading instruction from online… Read More

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month – By PANDA

Have you heard this in your classroom? “I can’t remember what I learned yesterday.” Could a brain injury be the cause of your student’s trouble with recall, fatigue or inappropriate behavior? 5.3 million Americans live with disabilities from brain injury. 100,000 are Minnesotans. Falls are the leading cause of brain… Read More

Reader Registration Open for 2019 Journeys Event – By Kelly Rynda, Hotline Referral Specialist

The annual Journeys Readings event is coming up fast! This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at the Minnesota History Center. As in years past, student authors from this year’s publication will have a chance to read their piece at the event! Journeys… Read More

Scholarships Available for ABE Practitioners to Attend the 2019 MCTM Spring Conference!

Last year, for the first time ever, ATLAS was able to send a number of ABE instructors, staff and administrators to the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Spring Conference. This conference was quickly added to the list of favorites by many who attended! It’s a conference completely dedicated… Read More

2019 ABE Award Nominations Open – By Karla Vien, Administrative Coordinator

Every year Literacy Action Network honors teachers, students, managers, advocates, programs and projects working and succeeding in Adult Basic Education. The individual and group awards will be handed out during the ABE Summer Institute Conference’s Annual ABE awards ceremony held the evening of August 15. The PONI awards will be… Read More

Facilitating 12 Math Groups Got You Feeling Down? Try a Little Coherence! – By Melody Chalmers, Instructor

Planning instruction in light of the CCRS shift of coherence poses some challenges but offers great rewards. Following from Part 1, this article is Part 2 of a series describing Metro North’s experience with piloting program changes to move toward more coherent math instruction. The “Aha”… Read More

The Change Agent: Upcoming Webinar and Call for Articles – By Cynthia Peters, World Education, and Marisa Geisler, ATLAS

Join Cynthia Peters, editor of The Change Agent, for a FREE one-hour webinar introducing the Indigenous Peoples issue of The Change Agent on Thursday, March 14 at 11:00 a.m. CST. The webinar is FREE but you must register here. Come and get: A tour of… Read More

Free Citizenship Resources for Teachers and Programs – By Andrea Echelberger, ESL Training Coordinator

Currently in the U.S., there are 8.8 million people eligible to become American citizens. The number of applications for naturalization has continued to increase, and many adult ESL programs have reported an uptick in inquiries about citizenship classes and test preparation. The Minnesota Literacy Council website offers a number of… Read More