Valley Regional Adult Education

Teacher Resource Page


2020-2021 Staff Handbook


Census 2020

Video: "What is the Census?"  
Census Info in Other Languages  

Census Activities from Adult Literacy groups

NCL (National Collation for Literacy) Census Teacher Activities  
NELRC (New England Literacy Resource Center) Census Classroom Activites  

Census Activities from

History Lessons/Activities for the Census  
Geography Lessons/Activities for the Census  
English Lessons/Activities for the Census  
Math Lessons/Activities for the Census  
Crowded Learning Crowded Learning
Easy Teacher Worksheets - FREE Teacher Worksheets -  Simple and FREE

Top EdTech Tools - 2019 Winter

     Quizlet    (Flashcards)  
     EdPuzzle  (Video)  
     Quizizz    (Quiz Creation by student or teacher)  
     Actively Learn     (Reading)  
     Kahoot!    (Quiz, games, trivia creation)  
     Flipgrid    (Social Learning)  
     Lingt     (Create speaking assignments)  
     Insert Learning   (Insert questions into web assignments)   (Updated vocabulary site)  
     Padlet    (Virtual Bulletin Board)  
     NearPod and Google    (webinar)  

Election Day/Civics

Election Day - Civics Renewal Center  Engaging Civic Learning Resources

Financial Lots of resources Basic lesson plans, not techie Banking Role Play (ESL Beg II & up) FDIC Money Smart Program

GED Test GED Testing Service - Educators site Tuesdays for GED Teachers Webinars

Health  Staying Healthy for For Beginners (FL Literacy Coalition) Teachers Guide - Staying Healthy for For Beginners (FL Literacy Coalition) Staying Healthy Teachers Video Visit to the Doctor's Role Play (ESL Beg II & up)

Workforce Readiness Employment Soft Skills - Curriculum and Resources for Adults ACT-WorkKeys for Job Seekers Video Resumes - How to Goodwill Career Centers - CT Career Pathway Learning Links - Thomas Jeffersion Learning Center, VA CMS Learn Credential

Websites for Teachers

*MathLinks Math Links for Teachers
EFL Magazine EFL Magazine  Pinterest - search for lesson ideas Teachers Pay Teachers Cybrary Man's Educational Web ites North Carolina Library of ESL Lessons Lantern Fish ESL Worksheets and Lesson Plans  Learning Links from Thomas Jefferson Learning Center, VA

 USALearns Teacher page and App page Charles LaRue - Minnesota Literacy Council ESL Reading and Listening Skills Study & Tests Resource of Educational Web Tools & Mobile Apps YOU TUBE Math Channels for Teachers

Teacher Professional Websites

CAACE Connecticut Association for Adult and Continuing Education Professional Organization
ATDN / Adult Training and Development Network Statewide professional development resource for all of CT's adult educators
CT State Department of Education CT Dept of Education for Adult Education

Other   Lessons by Lauren Bachner - VRAE PM ESL Teacher Create a classroom FAVORITES webpage Blended Learning explanation

Professional Development Agendas






ESL PD November 2018


GED PD November 2018


ESL PD October 2018


ESL PD September 2018


GED PD October 2018




 May 18, 2018 - ESL End of Year

March 28, 20189 - GED Staff



March 16, 2018 - ESL Staff

March 2,  2018 - ESL Staff 

September 2017 - GED Staff

September 2017 - ESL Staff





April 2017 -  ESL Staff

March 2017 - ESL Staff

March 2017 - ESL Staff

October 2016 - GED staff

October 2016 - ESL staff

February 2016 - ESL staff

February 2016 - ESL Staff

February 2016 - GED staff
Janaury 2016 - GED staff
January 2016 - ESL staff




Valley Regional Adult Education
54 Grove Street
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-6651

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