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TABE 11/12 Text Complexity – 1:12:58 – A complete review of the TABE 11/12 Reading Assessments at Levels E, M, and D, including text complexity measures of TABE Reading passages, sub-skills emphasized, testing tasks, and content types and themes. This video also includes a demonstration of how to easily analyze text complexity of any assessment or instructional material using free and open-source tools. (Winter 2020, Clint Massey)
Using the TABE 11/12 Test Translation – 1:04:41 – A review of the TABE Test Translation by Pace Learning Systems, including how to sign up (free), access, and use the Test Translation resource (Winter 2019, Clint Massey)
Soft Skills for Success in Correctional Education Settings – 1:24:30- A discussion of simple, effective methods for assessing and developing “soft skills,” including applications in adult corrections, juvenile corrections, and other special programs for at-risk youth. Dr. McKee is joined by a recently-released former facilitator of the inmate-led Pace Life Skills program at Folsom State Prison, who shares his insights and experiences. (Winter 2019, Susan McKee and Edwin McMillan)
Nothing Teaches Like Success, Part 1 – 21:32 – An in-depth discussion of Pace history of development, the Pace motto, and Pace learning system design methods (2018, Dr. Susan McKee)
Nothing Teaches Like Success, Part 2 – 19:11- An in-depth discussion of Pace history of development, the Pace motto, and Pace learning system design methods (2018, Dr. Susan McKee)
Tools for Soft Skills Evaluation in Basic Education Settings – 1:05:19- Explore different approaches to soft skills evaluation and assessment in basic education programs. This presentation focuses on defining which soft skills to teach and how to select the best combination of methods and tools to evaluate and document soft skills learning progress on a personalized basis. This includes types of evaluation tools and assessments available to measure soft skills, some issues or limitations to consider, and how these tools can be used for program adjustment, individualized feedback/planning, and meaningful documentation of learner progress. (Dr. Susan McKee)
Efficient Systems for TABE Test Takers (COABE 2020)– 58:23 – Pace Learning Systems have been designed with TABE as their diagnostic test since Forms 1&2 (in the late 1960s). Join this workshop to learn about Pace’s competency-focused approach to teaching TABE test takers – an efficient, learner-centered method with nearly five decades of success in a wide range of education settings. Review specially-designed Pace lessons and mini tests, and take home a sample Pace “prescription” matched to TABE targets at Level E, M, or D. This workshop was recorded during the COABE 2020 Virtual Conference.