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36. Environmental Conservation Project

Activity Description

Pollution
Source: Pixabay by Sergei Tokmakov (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

Students engage in conversation about the environment, practice listening comprehension by watching a video and answering questions, read an article about the harm of plastics on the environment, brainstorm ways to preserve the natural environment, write a paragraph, and create an inforgraphic based on their ideas.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
37. Essay Writing, Using AI in Editing: Working the Web for Education - Tom March - Critical Thinking

Activity Description

Our Story in 2 Minutes
Source: Our Story in 2 Minutes by drivinman687 (License: CC0/Public Domain)

In this activity, students are shown a video called “What in the World… History Compressed” and then later asked to write about it. The emphasis is on critical thinking. The Web site contains videos, political cartoons, and pictures that encourage students to think critically.

Screenshot of Working the Web for Education - Tom March - Critical Thinking

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma

Levels

High, Intermediate, Intermediate High, Advanced
38. Exploring Career Choices with the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

Activity Description

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

The Occumational Outlook Handbook is created and maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes an up-to-date description of occupations, job summaries, entry-level education, median pay, and projected job growth

For this project, using the OOH, students will investigate three jobs of their choice and engage in project based learning activities to delve into various careers and discuss future trends. 

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Intermediate, High, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
39. Fact-Checking Using Online Tools: Snopes, FacCheck and Politifact

Activity Description

 

Students Using a Computer
Source: Flickr by Berkeley Lab by flickr (License: Creative Commons 4.0)
 

A skill we need to teach our students is to fact-check those things they read, hear, or see in the media. Using online checkers:  snopes, FactCheck and Politifact, students will investigate a current story presented in the media.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
40. Fact-Checking Using the CRAAP Test, SIFT Method, or SMART Check

Activity Description

 
The CRAAP Test
Source: Evaluating Resources and Misinformation: the CRAAP Test (License: CC0/Public Domain)
Our students need digital skills and one of the most pressing skills is how to evaluate resources and misinformation. In this activity, students will first study the information at the UChicago Library for three tests that can be used: The SIFT Method, The CRAAP Test, and the SMART Check. Then students will practice using these tests.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.