LINCS Events for the Week of 5/17/2021
Live Session: New and Improved Online Resource: Reading Skills for Today's Adults
Description: Want to know how to increase reading fluency, comprehension, and other reading skills? Are you familiar with the great free online resource Reading Skills for Today’s Adults? The presenters will highlight recent updates to the site that have made this program designed to increase reading skills for low-level English learners to college-bound students even better. Participants will learn what the Reading Skills for Today’s Adults is and how to implement it with adult learners in face-to-face and/or remote classrooms.
Date/Time: Monday, May 17, 4:00 – 5:00pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: English Language Acquisition
How can you participate? Register to attend the New and Improved Online Resource: Reading Skills for Today's Adults
Live Session: Decoding Instructional Strategies - Part 2
Description: Do your adult students struggle to decode unfamiliar words? Join the LINCS Reading and Writing and English Language Acquisition Communities for the second session as Dr. Daphne Greenberg and her colleagues demonstrate a number of decoding and spelling instructional strategies. You will learn different tools for teaching letter-sound relationships, including tricky sounds and vowel combinations, two different approaches to decomposing multisyllabic words, and an organizational framework that can help our adult learners read unfamiliar words in an independent, flexible, and efficient manner.
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 18, 2:00 – 4:00pm ET (live session)
How can you participate? Register to attend the Decoding Instructional Strategies
Live Session: Digital Tools that Support Career Pathways Exploration
Description: Wondering how you can incorporate career pathways exploration from a distance or looking for ways to help learners improve digital literacy skills while exploring careers? Join us on May 19th at 4PM EST for a Coffee Talk: Digital Tools that Support Career Pathways Exploration.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 19, 4:00 – 5:00pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: Career Pathways
How can you participate? Register to attend the Digital Tools that Support Career Pathways Exploration
Live Session: The Digital Divide of Justice
Description: Joins us as we explore digital literacy behind and beyond the walls of our prisons from the eyes of Noah Freedman, a recognized innovator working to bring computer technology and training into the prisons and jails across the country. Noah will share the challenges, successes, and future of digital technology in our justice systems.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 19, 5:30 – 6:30pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: Correctional and Reentry Education
How can you participate? Register to attend the Digital Divide of Justice
Hosted Discussion: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Mathematics (Discussion)
Description: Join the Math and Numeracy Community as guest speaker, Pam Meader discusses how to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in a math classroom. This two-day discussion will explore strategies to ensure all students feel included and welcomed in the classroom. We will discuss the importance of developing the identity of each student as a first step in accessing and questioning their mathematical thinking.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 20, 2021 – Friday, May 21, 2021 (asynchronous discussion)
LINCS Community Group: Math and Numeracy
Live Session: Anti-Racism and Universal Design for Learning Conversation
Description: Join the Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes Community for a discussion with Dr. Andratesha Fritzgerald, author of Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Building Expressways to Success. Come learn how the UDL framework and guidelines for best practice promote equity and anti-racism in diverse classrooms.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 20, 3:30 - 4:30pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes
How can you participate? Register to attend the Anti-Racism and Universal Design for Learning Conversation