PowerPath Resources for Teachers

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This collection includes information and video segments of Kentucky Adult Education PowerPath certified instructors screening students with PowerPath.

In addition to the videos, you will find resources that allow you to further explore the PowerPath process.

This collection is produced by Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE), PowerPath, and KET. These resources were created as part of KYAE’s professional development efforts to introduce Kentucky adult education instructors to PowerPath’s engagement, screening, and intervention system.

  • Overview of the PowerPath System

    In this video, Dr. Laura Weisel, developer of PowerPath to Education and Employment, gives an overview of the transformational learning system.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Attention Challenges Screening

    This video shows Erin, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using PowerPath's Attention Challenges Screening with David, an adult learner. This screening identifies individuals who struggle with focusing and staying on task.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Visual Stress Syndrome Screening

    This video shows Erin, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using the Visual Stress Syndrome Screening with David, an adult learner. This screening can help both educators and students create an environment more conducive to learning.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Reading of Single Words Screening

    This video shows Amy, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using the Reading of Single Words Screening with Mary, an adult education student. This screening looks at how participants decode individual words.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Selecting Colored Filters

    This video shows Erin, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, working with David to determine if using a colored filter would make reading more comfortable. Readers often find that a colored filter or filters and colored paper can improve their reading fluency, comprehension, and attention span.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Selecting Colored Paper

    This video shows Amy, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, working with Mary to select a color of paper that will help her be more comfortable as she reads. This comfort level can increase reading comprehension and the ability to read for longer periods of time.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Distance and Plus Lens Vision Screenings

    This video shows Mike, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, screening Sheldon’s distance acuity and far-sightedness. Surprisingly, many students struggle with their vision and don’t even know it! This screening allows instructors to quickly identify participants with distance vision problems and make a referral to a vision specialist if needed.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings

    This video shows Mike, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using the Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings with Hunter, an adult learner. This screenings identify participants who have difficulties seeing up close and using both eyes to focus, track, and align together.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Auditory Functions Screening

    This video shows Monica, an adult education instructor, using the Pure Tone Sweep Frequency Screening to measure Karissa's auditory functions.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Student Report Review

    This video shows Ann, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, reviewing Frank’s individual report from his PowerPath screenings.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Small Group SMARTER Plan

    In this video, Amy, an adult education instructor, works through the PowerPath SMARTER plan with a small group of students.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+
  • Large Group SMARTER Plan

    In this video, Meryl, an adult education instructor, works through the PowerPath SMARTER plan with a large group of students.

    This resource is part of the PowerPath collection.

    Grades: 13+

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