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LINCS Events for the Week of 6/7/2021

Hosted Discussion:  Testing! Testing! Helping Students Overcome Assessment Anxiety

Description: Testing! Testing! Join our 2-day discussion to learn more about test anxiety and ways to help your students perform at their best!

Date/Time: Monday, June 7 – Tuesday, June 8, 2021

LINCS Community Group: Teaching and Learning

How can you participate? Log in and visit the Teaching and Learning Group to share your views in the discussion (to create a LINCS account, click here)

 

Live Session:  Teaching Vocabulary with Technology

Description: Adult students need a strong vocabulary foundation in order to develop their literacy and use their English effectively in their many roles: employees, parents, and community members. In this session, educators will learn a research–proven six-step process infused with technology to help students not only better learn and retain vocabulary but also move new terminology into their productive vocabulary knowledge. Select resources appropriate for each step of direct vocabulary instruction will be provided.

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 8, 3:00 - 4:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Integrating Technology

How can you participate? Register to attend Teaching Vocabulary with Technology

 

Live Session:  Upping Your Game: Using SAMR and Digital Tools for Science Instruction

Description: Join our Coffee Break this month to explore how to apply Ruben Puentedura’s Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition (SAMR) Model when integrating digital tools into Science instruction and discuss the digital tools you use most and how we can use them to the best effect.

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 9, 3:00 - 4:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Science

How can you participate? Register to attend Upping Your Game: Using SAMR and Digital Tools for Science Instruction

 

Live Session:  Notes from a Digital Convert Who Now Uses Technology to Meet Students’ Needs

Description: Join this webinar to hear Nan Frydland’s story about how she transformed her culturally responsive instruction to embrace technology to effectively address the needs of low-level English learners who were learning to read for the first time in English. In this highly interactive webinar, the presenter will share many practical examples from her classroom.

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 9, 3:00 - 4:30pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: English Language Acquisition

How can you participate? Register to attend Notes from a Digital Convert Who Now Uses Technology to Meet Students’ Needs

 

Live Session:  Summer School - Reengaging Young Adults Behind & Beyond Our Prison Walls

Description: Summer may be here, but school inside and outside of our correctional facilities will not be taking a break. Join Susan Lockwood-Roberts as we explore educating our young adults behind and beyond our prison walls. As more and more young adults enter the justice system we need to find new and creative ways to engage and teach our young learners who often need basic literacy support to find the career pathway of their choosing. This discussion will explore best practices and the challenges facing young adult learners in the correctional setting and upon reentry back to the community.

Date/Time: Thursday, June 10, 12:00 - 1:00pm ET (live session)

LINCS Community Group: Correctional and Reentry Education

How can you participate? Register to attend Summer School - Reengaging Young Adults Behind & Beyond Our Prison Walls