What's New Archive

December 5, 2000
Resources are continually added to the LINCS Materials Database. New this week for teachers/tutors: Dyslexia: A different kind of mind - and more!

November 15, 2000
Check out the new job announcements from the National Institute for Literacy. Site includes job information, salary and benefits information.

Also, please be sure to check the Virginia LINCS Calendar. There are many upcoming events in the next two months!

October 20, 2000
The following 11 states have adopted the LINCS template:
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Make sure to check them out!

Also, Virginia has has launched it's Professional Development Catalog for 2000-2001 (PDF file). It's a menu of workshops and professional development services intended as a resource to support individual and program learning objectives

September 8, 2000
Demand for workers reaches a 25-year high! President signs new Executive Order! New classroom materials build babies' brains! More information on these articles is available on our "News Flashes" page.

July 24, 2000
It's been a little while but we have updated our News Flashes page and added plenty of upcoming events. Make sure to visit!

May 15, 2000
The Southern LINCS first quarterly report of the year was online.

April 18, 2000

We have been busy this week! The following links will bring you to fresh, updated information from News Flashes to the CLS Locally Produced Materials and Reference Libraries. Make sure to check them out!

April 13, 2000

Three states are working together on an inquiry project to understand what has been learned in the LEADERS project. The inquiry project has resulted in a fifteen minute video documenting what teachers and adult learners learned from the project.

April 11, 2000

News Flashes Update
We've updated our News Flashes section once again. Check it out for some information on upcoming events.

Also, make sure to check out the GTE Lab Site. We have added lesson categories at the top of the page with links to the specific lesson plans you need!

April 5, 2000

News Flashes Update
We have some new and updated information about upcoming events in our "News Flashes" section.

Also make sure to visit the Learning Activities Bank. We have posted 5 new lessons to the site!

March 27, 2000

SLINCS LAB Site wins award! We have also added several updated resources. Check it out at SLINCS - News Flashes.

March 6, 2000

News Flashes Update
We have some new and updated information about upcoming events in our "News Flashes" section.

We have also added some new links to our Special Collections Workforce and Correctional Education sites.

February 17, 2000

GTE LAB Update!
Several of our GTE LAB lessons have been updated with links to the attachments. You can pull them up and save them to your computer or print them out.

We have also added some exciting, upcoming events on our "What's New" page. Make sure to check it out.

February 14, 2000

We have added some News Flashes to the SLINCS and CLS sites.

February 4, 2000

The text-only version of the Center for Literacy Studies website is officially online. The page is still under construction so check back daily for updates.

January 21, 2000

With the help of NIFL and other regional hubs, Adopting LINCS Template site was put online. The purpose of the site is to provide possible assistance for state partners and non-partners in adopting the LINCS template. Besides basic materials (html and image files) needed for the redesign, the site also provides guidelines on how to use the template, a list of sample sites, reflections from people who have used the template, FAQs, and information for further support and assistance.

January 1, 2000

Check out the Arkansas Adult Learning Resource Center's re-designed site at http://aalrc.org/. It has been reconstructed to be consistent with LINCS, the national literacy information and communication system.