Projects in the United States

Professional Development

Online & in-person professional development to share best practices and foster ed tech leadership.

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E-Learning PD

Online tools allow us to provide high-quality professional development to meet the complex needs of today’s adult education professionals.

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IDEAL Consortium

We facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration and provide technical support to a network of states working to improve distance education and blended learning programming in adult education.

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TIP: Technology Integration Project

This blended professional development initiative focused on building the capacity of New England adult educators to incorporate technology into instruction.

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TERC Mathematizing ESOL Course Development

We worked with TERC to create a series of online courses exploring ways to integrate math into ESOL instruction.

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Massachusetts Career Readiness Initiative

We provide Massachusetts’ 32 One-Stop Career Centers, 15 community colleges, and 50 adult basic education programs with the online ACT Career Readiness System user licenses.

Career Coaching

Virginia Career Coach Course Development

We developed a self-paced Career Coach Course for the Virginia Community College System that serves as the cornerstone for their Career Coach Certification.

Innovation

Meeting learners’ needs in partnership with tech developers and education and community organizations.

Learning Circle

English Now!

We provide low-cost English language learning opportunities for adults on waitlists through weekly study groups where learners work through online English courses together.

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High School Equivalency Program for Out-of-School Migrant Youth

This project is closing the gap to education access by supporting online blended learning opportunities via courses on mobile devices that can be used on and offline.

Words2Learn

Words2Learn developed and piloted two apps that accelerate learning of academic and health career-related vocabulary for adults preparing to enter post-secondary education and technical training.

Mobile Up!

Mobile Up is a collaboration that is piloting how mobile phones can be used to provide anytime, anywhere English instruction and career coaching to low-wage immigrant service workers.

Evaluation

Research, identification and testing of new tools, emerging best practices and delivery models.

Employment Technology Fund

The EdTech Center advises the Employment Technology Fund on evaluating new technology solutions to assist low-income adults.

Move Up Tech Tools

World Education developed a repository of tech tools that MOVE UP sites funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation can use to support the career advancement, skills acquisition, job retention, and success of participants and their families. 

Advocacy

Education on the power of technology for adult learning and advocacy for greater Internet and technology access.

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Internet Access & Affordability

The EdTech Center supports efforts providing and advocating for increased Internet access for low-income adults, teachers, and classrooms.

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Online, Blended & Mobile Learning

The EdTech Center promotes greater investments in technology and professional development for increasing access to instruction for the hardest to reach and accelerating learning and career advancement for all.

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