LINCS Events for the Week of 7/19/2021
Live Session: Transform, Engage, and Retain (TSTM)
Description: Transform a Teaching the Skills That Matter (TSTM) lesson into a virtual learning lesson using an interactive digital tool called Nearpod. In this session, participants will learn how to keep students engaged and boost student participation with collaborative activities and formative assessments like Virtual Reality, Polls, Collaborate Boards, and game-based quizzes. Educators will also learn best practices using Nearpod and TSTM for program and classroom improvement. (Please note this is not an official endorsement of Nearpod.)
Date/Time: Monday, July 19, 1:00 - 2:00pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: Integrating Technology
Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Transform, Engage, and Retain.
Live Session: Advocating for Prison & Reentry Education
Description: Joins us as we consider ways that educators can advocate for and on behalf of their students to create a more robust and supportive system for adult learners in correctional and reentry settings. We will discuss understanding the issues facing adult learners, what it means to be an advocate for students as they progress into trade or post-secondary programming, and best practices for engaging legislators and administrators.
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 21, 1:00 - 2:00pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: Correctional and Reentry Education
Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Advocating for Prison & Reentry Education.
Live Session: Using LINCS for Professional Development
Description: Do you struggle to keep your students engaged, motivated, and active in your distance learning program? Please join us for the live Coffee Break session where Claire Gilliam and Ashly Winkle discuss best practices in an adult education distance learning program. Join us as we discuss, share, and learn from one another about this important topic during a critical time!
Date/Time: Friday, July 23, 1:00 - 2:00pm ET (live session)
LINCS Community Group: Program Management
Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Using LINCS for Professional Development.