Free, Cool Online Science Tools for Contextualized Learning

How can you best utilize online instruction in trades education? This session will focus on open online learning materials for science in the fields of manufacturing, construction, and health care.

What real-life, online tools can build science content knowledge for adults entering the trades? Looking to make your adult education science class or tutoring more relevant and fun? Learn more about The Literacy Cooperative’s updates to their free, downloadable Contextualized Curriculum. Your adult learners will walk away feeling more prepared for both the HSE exams and job training programs.

The online landscape is constantly changing. TLC’s publications join dozens of other organizations who have provided industry-specific content online for adult educators: FREE! Our curricula curate the best of those free industry resources into structured sets of lessons specifically for non-traditional adult learners.

Presenter: Meagen Farrell is an author, trainer, and woodworker. As Chief Learning Officer of Mustard Seed Training, Meagen supports parents and educations to improve their instruction to create a more just and loving society. In addition to training and program development, Mustard Seed Training builds and sells materials for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and other interactive forms of Christian discipleship. Before transitioning to religious education, Meagen served as a National Teacher Trainer for Essential Education and CEO of Farrell Ink, helping educators find a balance between face-to-face and digital instruction. She has a BA in Religion from Oberlin College, Certificate in Distance Education from Penn State University, and MA in Theology and Religious Studies from John Carroll University.


Friday February 19, 2021 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM EST


Online Workshop-Zoom


Christine Lee