Everything You Need to Know to Publish in the COABE Journal

The COABE Journal is the flagship practitioner-focused publication produced by the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) that uses a theme-based approach to discuss issues, trends, and ideas impacting the Adult Education field. The COABE Journal is published twice annually in print and electronic form, with articles typically receiving thousands of downloads. The planned Fall […]

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Working Together: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Wisdom

Panelists will share insights from their experience as part of the FACE Practitioner Committee, which brings together preschool teachers, adult education teachers, coordinators, and principals from several FACE programs to propose peer-developed solutions to common family literacy challenges.

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ReadLife Bookshelf: Digital Reading Collection

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is focused on providing innovative and effective adult and family literacy resources. Partnering with Worldreader, they have released a new multigenerational digital reading collection with diverse books, guided activities, and instructor materials.

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Parents Becoming Teachers & Workforce Development

Learn about an innovative program for parents interested in early childhood education. Presenters will share their experiences in building an apprenticeship program focused solely on early childhood. This program teaches the pedagogy behind early development and how to nurture young minds.

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Digital Books and Play to Build Family Literacy

Explore how an online library, paired with play-based activities, supports family reading. Using digital books with pre-written activities can encourage dialogic reading behaviors between children and caregivers. Come learn about various family support models and leave with full access to the books.

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A cautionary tale of hybrid family programming

A three-year project focused on improving parent practices to support their children’s oral language development was positioned to execute virtual programming with families during the pandemic. Results from in-person and virtual programming provide an opportunity to weigh benefits and challenges.

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