Curriculum Developers

ABC, 123: Can Mobile Phones Improve Learning? Evidence from a field Experiment in Niger

2011
This resource disseminates results of a study in Niger examining the use of cell phones in a low-level adult education class.
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Under Construction - Building Web Sites as a Project-Based Learning Activity for ABE/ESOL Classes: Tips for Teachers

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2003
This book is designed to provide adult literacy and ESOL staff developers and teachers with some simple, user-friendly guidance on using project based instruction and technology to build a web site...
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Adult Learners
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Learning with Computers: The Theory Behind the Practice

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2000
This resource addresses why technology use in the adult basic education (ABE) classroom does not always make an impact on learning or effective instructional practice. 
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Expanding Access to Adult Literacy with Online Distance Education

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2003
This resource traces the history of distance education, defines commonly used terms, and examines the potential online education has to meet the adult basic learners' needs.
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Emerging Technologies in Adult Literacy and Language Education

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2010
This paper describes the potential contribution of emerging technologies to adult literacy and language education and the opportunities and challenges involved in incorporating these technologies...
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Accommodating Math Students with Learning Disabilities

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2000
Mathematics-based learning disabilities- or dyscalculia- are described along with common problems that learners with dyscalculia may encounter.  Some teaching strategies and accommodations are...
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Adults with Learning Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

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2002
In this literature review, the authors report on the research and current knowledge regarding adults with learning disabilities. The literature review covers a number of areas including defining...
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Using Part-Whole Thinking in Math

2008

The article, "Using Part-Whole Thinking in Math" by Dorothea Steinke, discusses the importance of teaching students this approach to understanding mathematics. The article provides statistical...

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Proportional Reasoning: Lessons from Research in Data and Chance

2004

Proportionality is one of the major concepts connecting different topics in the mathematics curriculum at the middle school level (NRS levels 4-6). Students need to be helped to make explicit...

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Does Numeracy Matter More?

2006

This study, based on two longitudinal studies in the UK, challenges the assumption that numeracy is less important than literacy for functioning effectively in adult life. Data from the two...

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