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Jayme Adelson-Goldstein


Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, Lighthearted Learning, is a curriculum consultant and teacher educator who focuses on working with adult school and community college agencies across the U.S. to support instructors’ integration of rigorous and contextualized lessons aligned to 21st century standards. She has developed online professional development courses and Webinars for TESOL, CALPRO (California) and SABES (Massachusetts). In addition, her international workshops and speaking engagements have expanded her perspective, while confirming the universal challenges and joys of our field! Throughout her 35 years as a teacher educator, Jayme’s focus continues to be on refining instruction that respects (and differentiates for) the needs of both learners and instructors. Her recent publications include The Oxford Picture Dictionary 3e; Step Forward 2e: Standards Based Language Learning for Work and Academic Readiness; and the LINCS ESL Pro digital companion learning resource, Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways.