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Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology

The Teaching with Technology tool is designed to help adult education teachers locate lesson plans that can be used as-is or modified for use with your learners. The lesson plans integrate technology tools in a way that engages students, enhances their learning, and extends their learning beyond the class.

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Featured Resource

This month's featured resource is also discussed in the Web-based Class Activity Creative Ways to Engage All Levels of Online Learners .
Word Clouds for Pre-Reading Predictions and Post-Reading Summarization

Activity Description

Create a word cloud for a text to be read in class for pre-reading (vocabulary preparation, predictions) and post-reading summarization. Word clouds make repeated words appear larger.
Free Word Cloud Generator
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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
  • AwD: Adults with Disabilities


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  • Beginning High
  • Intermediate Low
  • Intermediate High
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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.