Integrated and Contextualized Workforce Skills in the ABE/ASE Classroom, Session 2. Contextualized Instructional Strategies

How can you integrate and contextualize your instruction? Find out what contextualized instruction is and how it benefits your learners to succeed in the workforce. This session offers examples of contextualizing ABE/ASE instruction easily by using workplace activities and forms.



The goal of Session 2 is to provide hands-on application of transferable skills that can be taught in the classroom and transferred to the workplace.


By the end of Session 2, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the important role of ABE programs in meeting the needs of the U.S. workforce;
  • Identify transferable skills and how they are practiced in the classroom;
  • Describe instructional strategies that embed workplace skills into basic skills lessons; and
  • Describe resources for career planning.