Minnesota Department of Education Graduation Standards web site (http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/StuSuc/GradReq/index.html)
Minnesota Department of Education has documented key information on current K-12 graduation standards.
U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education web site for College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) for Adult Education (http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/CCRStandardsAdultEd.pdf)
The report outlines the projected standards for Adult Basic Education nationally and was prepared for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education by Susan Pimental.
ATLAS ABE Web site for ACES (http://atlasabe.org/professional/transitions)
This framework was prepared ATLAS at Hamline University, which is a supplemental service provider for Minnesota’s Adult Basic Education System.
Northstar Digital Literacy Web site (http://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/index.php)
The Northstar Digital Literacy Project defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. The ability of adults to perform these tasks can be assessed through online, self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in six main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, and Word Processing (Word).
Putting the Innovation in STEM
How do we promote creativity within STEM programs for highly able learners? Join us Tuesday, Oct. 13, for this unique workshop. Participants will work with three experts in innovation through creativity. Discover strategies that encourage youth to be makers and to see the world as something they are actively helping to create. Learn how to incorporate creativity and assessment into daily classroom practices.