Montana LINCS Update
Greetings from Montana LINCS
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1. Montana ABLE Learning to Achieve: The Conversation Continues – Snippet #3 Written Expression Disabilities
Montana L2A trainers have begun preparing snippets from the four remaining Learning to Achieve modules. You will be able to find the snippets on the L2A Resource page at http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/L2A/l2A_resources.htm . Snippets #1 and #2 covered Reading Disabilities. Now it is time to move on to Written Expression Disabilities.
Click here http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/L2A/L2A_wt1.htm to access Snippet #2 on Reading Disabilities. (You may also access a pdf at http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/L2A/L2A_written_expression_disabilities1.pdf to print and place in your L2A participant binder.)
2. Montana Distance Learning: Best Practice - Resources
Click here http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/DL/distance_learning2012_powerpoint.pdf to download a pdf of the Distance Learning PowerPoint presented during a Montana ABLE Distance Learning conference call on March 2.
More documents will soon be posted at http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/DL/dlresources.htm .
3. MPAEA Conference 2012 in Helena: One Day Registration and Outstanding Student Award
One Day Registration Now Available!
One Day Registration is now available FOR EVERYONE FOR $100! Please check out the following link: https://www.mpaea.org/?page=register, and look for one day registration options for those of you who cannot come to all three days!
Early Bird Rate expires March 10!!! Register now!
During the conference, MPAEA would like to acknowledge a quality student from each Montana program.
· One student will be recognized from each program that nominates a student. The form must be completed, saved, and emailed to Ellen Guettler at email@example.com .
· The student should have been enrolled within the program year and have made significant progress or have had a positive impact through example on fellow students in the program.
Click here http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/mpaea/MPAEA_Outstanding_Student_Award_Nomination_Form_2012.doc to access the form! Deadline is Friday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m.
4. Learning Disabilities: Neurobiology and Dyslexia: What We Know About the Brain and Learning
Taken from LINCS LD Discussion List
Click here http://www.ncld.org/ld-talks/transcript/talk/9 to access transcript.
Here is an
interesting transcript of a talk from LD.org (National Center for Learning
Disabilities) by Dr. Guinevere Eden of the Center for the Study of Learning at
Georgetown University. That talk was about demystifing the connection between
neurobiology and learning disabilities. You can find it online at
5. Transitions: U.S. Census Releases Data Reports
Taken from LINCS Transitions Discussion List
Click on red text below to access the data.
As the Nation Makes Progress on College Attainment Goals, Critical Workers Still Left Behind
6. Workplace: Career Pathways
Taken from LINCS Transition Discussion Lists
Click here http://www.acp-sc.org/register for the Adult Career Pathways Training and Support Center.
Free online professional development opportunity and resource center!
The Adult Career Pathways Training and Support Center (ACP-SC) is an innovative comprehensive website that supports adult education providers in designing, implementing, and improving adult career pathway programs. Through this website registered users have unlimited access to a robust collection of instructional resources, implementation strategies, best practices, research, and other tools as well as collaborative peer learning opportunities and resource sharing. The site is free, easy to use, and anyone can sign-up and receive access to ACP-SC. The site offers:
-National professional development activities,
-Online collection of high-quality instructional resources,
-Policy briefs on topics related to developing and implementing career pathways,
-Latest research on the effectiveness of career pathways,
-Online, self-paced professional development courses,
-Virtual community of practice where practitioners can learn collaboratively and share resources.
To register go to http://www.acp-sc.org/register. For more information email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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