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Burlington English and Plato Edmentum are now available to all ABE programs in Minnesota, at no direct cost. Details on each platform are available here.

The allowable contact hours for approved distance learning platforms have been raised.

Khan Academy has been approved as a distance learning platform.

Career Ready 101, an ACT product updating KeyTrain and adding additional content, has been approved as a DL platform eligible for proxy hours.

Many Minnesota ABE staff have questions regarding the discontinuation of Skills Tutor as a supported DL platform, effective December 31, 2016.

Burlington English has been approved as a distance learning platform for Minnesota ABE.

DL 101: Teaching Learners at a Distance is designed for teachers and managers without extensive distance education experience.

See this PowerPoint, prepared June 2015 for the American Institutes for Research.

How do vulnerable adults learn digital literacy skills?

Reading Horizons Elevate has been apporoved as a Minnesota distance learning platform for which proxy hours can be collected.