Montana LINCS Update

10/8/12

Greetings from Montana LINCS

  

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1.   Montana Data Quality 2012 Resources

 

Just in case you missed last week’s email, please note that DQ 2012 Resources are NOW posted! 

 

The Computer Literacy curriculum from Bozeman also now has the final activities posted.

 

 

·        Click here to access directly MT ABLE Data Quality 2012 Resources.

·        Click here to access directly Computer Literacy Resources.

·        Click here to access directly MT ABLE MABLE Calendar.

·        Click here to access Wiki:  ABLE ESOL Wiki.

·        Click here to access Wiki:  ABLE Toolbox Wiki.

·        Click here to access There Is a Season:  Faces of MT ABLE DQ 2012.

 

Are there any DQ 2012 resources you need that are missing?  Click here to email MTLINCS.

 

2.   Montana ABLE Regional Math TATT Trainings

 

Eastern Regional Math TATT 2012DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR MEA-MFT IS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9THAT MIDNIGHT

Please email Carol Flynn who will be attending from your program.

 

·       When:          October 18, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

·       Where:         MEA Conference, Castle Rock Middle School, Billings

 

Click here for more information.  Click here for hotel information.

 

Western Regional Math TATT 2012

 

·       When:          November 2, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

·       Where:         Lifelong Learning Center, Missoula

 

Click here for more information. 

 

National Information

The National LINCS Discussion Lists have now been replaced by Discussion Groups on the LINCS Community.  Here are a few interesting snippets posted on those groups last week.

3.  Disabilities in Education:  Articles about Disabled Students and Autistic Adults

Taken from LINCS Community:  Disabilities in Education

 

Adult Basic Education classes may be seeing the impact of disabilities in the classroom and professional development.  Click below for two interesting articles.

A Tsunami of Disabled Students at http://communitycollegespotlight.org/content/a-tsunami-of-disabled-students_5870/

Experts Brace for Wave of Autistic Adults at http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Experts-brace-for-wave-of-autistic-adults-3921071.php

4.  Math and Numeracy:  In the News -- Combating the Negative Effects of Math Anxiety

Taken from LINCS Community:  Math and Numeracy 

Click here to access In the News:  Combating the Negative Effects of Math Anxiety

The EFFTIPS blog has just published: In the News: Combating the Negative Effects of Math Anxiety ... in which they share information from a recent Science Daily article ask, "What are your experiences with students with math anxiety?"

5.  Math and Numeracy and Technology and Learning:  Math Online Videos

 Taken from LINCS Community:  Math and Numeracy

Click here to access The ABE and ASE Math Videos List

David Rosen just placed in his dropbox … a 21-page list of free numeracy and math instructional videos, organized by math content topics, that includes Khan Academy and many other web sites where one can access free numeracy and math instructional videos for adult learners. It also includes an introduction with some context about how instructional math videos should or shouldn't be used, what they offer and what they lack.

A PDF version is now available on MTLINCS.

 

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Norene Peterson
Adult Education Center
415 N. 30th
Billings, MT 59101

norenehp@bresnan.net