We recently hosted mini conferences highlighting instructional strategies and resources for educators working with learners in adult education and Corrections.
Here’s a look at each of the conference tracks, related sessions and recent Tuesdays for Teachers webinars with publishing partners:
Tuesdays for Teachers Mini-Conference: The Online Proctored GED® Test
Conference Description: This two-part conference takes “deep dive” into the operational and instructional components that make up the O.P. GED Test as another testing option for adult learners. These sessions also cover student scheduling and the check-in process, as well as instructional strategies and tips to help your adult learners.
Corrections Education Mini-Conference
Meeting the Challenges to Finish Strong in Math
Session Description: While public adult education sites have moved to either very limited in person classes or virtual teaching, many of our correctional facilities have moved back into paper and pencil packets with very limited or no in person instruction. There are key skills that an ABE student can master that will enhance their progress. This presentation will focus on key skills students need that can transfer across content areas, and the resources needed to address the skills for in person or remote delivery of instruction.
ND DOCR Transformation in Adult Education & Growth Mindset Beyond a Concept within Corrections
Session Description: This session will share with you the mantra that the ND DOCR Education Department studies and implements to meet each student where they are to get them to the finish line of a graduate. Participants will receive an explanation of the importance of a balanced mindset as well as the impacts the PCBL (Personalized Competency Based Learning) and how it has had a positive result not only in success but also wellness.
Tuesdays for Teachers Sessions with Publisher Partners:
Modeling Hybrid Learning: Core Instruction, Activities and Games for Online Classrooms
Session Description: GED Testing Service and Essential Education share how teachers from programs across the world are using GED Academy™ and the wealth of free resources from Essential Education. The focus on the elements of core instruction, activities and games that directly impact student engagement and performance will provide you new ideas for the classroom.
Practice Makes Perfect (And Could Raise a GED Score by 4 Points!)
Session Description: GED Testing Service and Aztec Software co-developed GED Flash. This supplemental practice tool provides adult education programs and their learners access to thousands of randomized practice questions across the four academic areas assessed on the GED tests as well as immediate student feedback. This session shares strategies and techniques to incorporate GED Flash into the student journey to help achieve greater success.
A full archive of professional development presentations is available on GED.com in our Educators and Administrators section.