We offer custom trainings, workshops, webinars, and courses aligned with the following design principles:
As educators continue to experience similar problems without clear solutions, we find it's essential to learn from each other. In our classes, we curate powerful social learning opportunities that enable educators to share ideas, solve problems collaborately, and leverage the power of the crowd! Our course dessign captures the benefits of synchronous and asyhcnrous activites by blending self-paced and social learning to create impactful and lasting professional development.
Our expert coaches work closely with teachers to identify and solve difficult problems in their teaching practice, providing personalized support and guidance throughout the learning process. Through collaborative conversations, educators develop new skills and strategies that enable them to create more accessible and impactful learning opportunities for adult students, leading to greater engagement, retention, and success.
Our courses are for creators, with a project-based approach that allows educators to build practical skills and tools that can be immediately applied to their teaching practice. By balancing theory with hands-on learning, we empower educators to build confidence as lifelong learners, enabling them to continue deepening their skillset after the course has ended.
"I am thrilled that this course has given me the opportunity to create some new tools that I have actually been able to apply to my work! Thank you for helping us explore new ways of doing things." ~Adult Education Instructor in Central Kentucky
We develop customized professional learning courses tailored to the unique needs of your community with a focus on helping educators develop the skills and knowledge needed to support student success. Our comprehensive range of courses and bootcamps can be delivered in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid, from half-day workshops to multi-month programs, to meet the specific needs of your organization.
Integrating Digital Literacy into Adult Education
Digital literacy is essential for success in education, the workplace, and community life. But time with adult learners is limited, and educators often need to prioritize other content areas over digita literacy instruction. . This course addresses the challenge by exploring how to integrate digital literacy instruction into existing lessons in math, reading, writing, social studies, science, and ESOL. It's designed to help educators enhance instructionsn by leveraging technology into their teaching, ensuring adult learners develop the digital competencies necessary for the 21st century success without requiring extra class time.
Digital Skills for College and Career Navigators
Designed to to support educators in building the necessary skills to navigate digital resources and technology tools that support college and career readiness for adult students. The course empowers educators to effectively use digital resources to guide their students towards academic and professional success in the 21st century workforce.
Start with Algebra
Designed to support adult educators in experiencing ways to introduce algebra to students at mixed testing levels, and then keep algebra in the curriculum across all math standards. Through hands-on activities and collaborative learning, participants will develop the confidence and proficiency needed to create engaging and impactful algebra learning experiences for adult education students.
Non-Linear Learning in Adult Education: Nurturing Indepdentent Learning Skills
Watch a video. Read an article. Then post once to the discussion board and reply twice to two other posts. Sound familiar? Online learning 1.0 followed a typical linear path. Follow a few steps and then you'll have learned! But we know that actual learning is often messy and seldom linear for adult students. In this class, we explore how course structure can reflect messier learning while also helping students build essential independent learning skills. Educators gain hands-on practice with the digital tools and skills needed to start building modern online and hybrid classes for adult education students.
Using Google Sheets to Create Data Dashboards for Teachers and Students
Designed to equip educators with the skills to create and analyze data dashboards using Google Sheets. This course provides hands-on training in data visualization techniques and dashboard design, empowering educators to track student progress, identify areas for improvement, and make data-informed decisions to support student success.
Digital Intake to Improve the Enrollment Experience for Adult Learners
Intake is an essential part of adult education programming. The process of collecting paperwork, providing engaging orientation, and supporting students through testing and scheduling can be time-consuming for staff and complicated to navigate for students.
Task Automation to Save Time and Better Support Adult Learners
In the digital era, adult education administrators and instructors are frequently pressed for time, balancing a variety of responsibilities while striving to create and maintain impactful learning experiences. A challenge and opportunity exists in optimizing the use of time without compromising quality. In this session, we’ll focus on powerful automation tools that can help adult educators simplify the processes of calendar management and communication, freeing up valuable time and allowing staff to focus on what matters most – building meaningful relationships with students.
Getting Started with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Adult Education
Headlines are awash with stories about artificial intelligence. Is this the start of a new era of education, as transformative as computers and the internet? Or, is AI simply another buzzword and shiny new tool without much use for adult education teachers and students?
Getting Started with Distance Learning in Adult Education
Designed to support educators in transitioning to remote teaching and learning environments. The course provides a comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques, and best practices required to effectively engage adult learners in an online or hybrid setting, including supporting educators in developing key digital proficiencies with the hadware and software needed to design, implement, evaluate, and improve their digital teaching experiences.
Welcoming Students and Teachers Online: Creating Collaborative Online Learning Communities
Designed to support educators in creating a welcoming and inclusive online learning environment for adult students. This course provides strategies for building community and fostering collaboration in virtual classrooms, empowering educators to promote engagement, learning, and success in their online courses.
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