Adult General Education

New Teacher Orientation

Upon completion of the New Teacher Orientation participants will have a general understanding of the Adult Education Programs in M-DCPS.  They will learn about andragogy vs. pedagogy.  Participants will identify key elements of student persistence and retention, goal setting, motivation, and transition in adult education. Included in this workshop are components that will help the participants understand; the assessment tools and the process,  the Florida State Curriculum Frameworks and how to construct course learning outcomes, how to identify learning strategies that address diverse learning styles and intelligence styles and how to apply these principles to meet the needs of all learners.  They will also walk away with knowledge about a variety of technology tools and how to integrate them into their lesson plans. Finally, participants will become acquainted with the various support services in the district and how they can participate in them.



External Resources

Adult Basic Education (A.B.E.)
Lesson Plan Resources



Downloadable Resources


New Teacher Orientation Materials

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Download CD's content
  • * ABE/GED/ESL Curriculum Standards
  • * Activities
  • * Assessment
  • * Career Readiness
  • * ESOL
  • * Goal Setting
  • * Handouts
  • * Learning Styles
  • * Lesson Planning
  • * Multiple Intelligence
  • * Program Matrix
  • * Project Based Learning
  • * Teaching Ideas
  • * User Guides

Elite New Teacher Orientation Book

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  • * Adult Education
  • * Adult Learning Styles
  • * Student Retention and Persistence
  • * Methodology
  • * Twenty-First Century Skills
  • * Assessment
  • * Technology
  • * Resources



School Operations/Division of Adult and Workforce Education
Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center
750 NW 20th Street, Room A-124, Miami, FL 33127
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