Random Acts of Progress

Random Acts of Progress

This report is the result of one of a series of ten roundtable discussions held by CAAL between 2009 and 2011.

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New Approaches to Lifelong Learning for the 21st Century

New Approaches to Lifelong Learning for the 21st Century

We must all "act together to transform our educational systems to respond effectively to global 21st Century needs and aspirations."

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Voices from the Field: Interview with Barbara Bolin

Voices from the Field: Interview with Barbara Bolin

In this recurring feature, we ask leaders in the Adult Education and Workforce fields for their insight into the issues facing adult learners, workers, and job seekers.

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Workforce Investment Act

Workforce Investment Act

While it is unlikely that the Workforce Investment Act will be reauthorized during this current session of Congress, we have presented a brief summary of the two main versions of the bill.

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Workforce Connects
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Develop career pathways and build the academic and workplace competencies needed to help learners become career-ready.

Career Companion
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Career Companion
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Helps students explore careers and prepare for careers within each of the 16 national career clusters.

EMPower Math
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EMPower Math
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Build the mathematics skills nontraditional adult learners need to become more successful in their personal, professional, and civic lives.

Word to Learn By
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Word to Learn By
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Enhance adult reading skills by focusing on high-frequency academic vocabulary.

Number Power
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Each Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills with straightforward explanations; easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions; real-life examples; and extensive reinforcement exercises.

Reading Basics
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Reading Basics
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Motivate and engage students with expository, high-interest nonfiction, and real-life workforce readings.

Workplace Skills Series
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The Workplace Skills Series is designed to provide learners with review and practice of key workforce skills to ensure success in earning a Career Readiness Certificate. Through skills review and problem solving practice, students improve the reading, mathematics, and information skills needed for increased employability and career mobility.

Teacher Professional Development
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Establish instructional best practices for classroom strategies, reading and writing strategies, and supporting diverse learners.

Starting Out!
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A life skills and career and college readiness series for adult education, community college, secondary, workforce, and corrections learners.


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