Adult + HigherEd

5 Podcasts Every Adult and Higher Ed Teacher Should Check Out

by
Sarah Cornelius

Podcasts are a great option for Adult and Higher Ed instructors to sneak in some professional development while commuting, catching up on paperwork, or working on chores around the house. We've put together a list of five of our favorites.

[Adult + HigherEd] Expanding Allied Health Education with Edmentum & Carone Learning

by
Sarah Cornelius

Many of today’s fastest-growing careers are in the allied health field. That’s why we’re excited to announce a new partnership with Carone Learning, a leading provider of online health, physical education, elective, and career courses, to help you expand options for your adult learners!

[Adult + HigherEd] 5 Steps to Targeted Instruction for Adult Learners

by
Sarah Cornelius

Targeted, or personalized, instruction is fantastic in theory – especially for adult learners with widely varying skill sets, academic needs, and goals. A well-thought-out plan and the right resources are key to making it work.

[Career Readiness] What’s the Difference Between Skills, Talents, and Experience?

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Leslie Holland

Developing the ability to articulate how unique skills, talents, and experience map to career objectives and successfully integrating the terminology of a chosen field into everyday vocabulary are key steps to solidify career readiness.

[Adult + Higher Education] The Latest Statistics

by
Sarah Cornelius

Continuing education, whether it’s achieving a high-school equivalency credential, earning a skill-based certificate, or completing a degree, produce career (and paycheck!) dividends for adult learners quickly.

Four Steps to Guide Your Adult Learner to College Acceptance

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Megan Sternke

Adult learners are going back to school more than ever before in search of new opportunities. Whether the decision is inspired by personal interest or a desire for career advancement, a solid plan is key to successfully navigating the path to higher education.

[Adult Education] Four Strategies for Effective Professional Development

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Sarah Cornelius

Regular, relevant, and collaborative opportunities for PD help adult education instructors master strategies to identify and address the specific challenges of adult learners and tailor their instruction to a widely varying range of skills and life experiences.

Top 4 Things You Should Know About WIOA Implementation

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Leslie Holland

Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will ramp up in the coming months as State Plans are finalized and the July 1st date for new performance accountability measures to take effect approaches. We've highlighted four key changes that adult educators can expect to prepare for.

What the Change in the GED® Test Scoring Means for Adult Learners

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Leslie Holland

The GED Testing Service recently announced several changes to the GED scoring system, including reducing the passing score and adding two new performance levels to indicate college readiness.

[Adult Education] Acronyms to Know

by
Leslie Holland

We've compiled this guide to four of the most buzzworthy acronyms in adult education this year: OCTAE, WIOA, CCRS, and CBL.

More Than Engagement: Pathways to Retention for Adult Learners

by
Leslie Holland

Adult learners all have unique needs, and also bring with them real-world challenges like transportation, child care, and financial obligations. Here are three key areas educators can focus on to address their adult learners' needs and keep them engaged.

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