Curriculum Developers

The Importance of Algebra for Everyone

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2008

Tricia Donovan’s article, “The Importance of Algebra for Everyone,” discusses how algebraic thinking can be taught to ABE, Pre-GED, and ESOL students. The article summarizes the importance of...

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More Than Reshuffling: Lessons from an Innovative Remedial Math Program at the City University of New York

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2011
The CUNY College Transition Initiative (CTI) was expanded and is now offered as an option to freshmen who have taken and failed multiple placement exams.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Professional Development for Experienced Teachers Working with Adult English Language Learners

Professional Development for Experienced Teachers Working with Adult English Language Learners

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2010
This brief addressed topic of professional development for experienced teachers working in the English as a second language (ESL) classroom. 
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ESL Instructors
Decorative image for Resource Profile Reflective Practice in the Professional Development of Teachers of Adult English Language Learners

Reflective Practice in the Professional Development of Teachers of Adult English Language Learners

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2008
This resource offers a brief introduction as to why practitioners engage in professional development and then goes on to describe how a teacher’s reflective practice provides data and understanding...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education

Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education

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2007
In this resource, an emphasis on standards-based teaching and learning is examined as well as key factors that influence how teachers change through professional development. 
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Decorative image for Resource Profile What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?

What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?

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2012
This policy brief, What is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?, defines and describes evidence-based reading instruction, demonstrates what evidence-based...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Adult Basic Education to Community College Transitions Symposium: Proceedings Report

Adult Basic Education to Community College Transitions Symposium: Proceedings Report

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2007
This report highlights discussions during a 2006 Symposium sponsored by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) that provided a forum for exploring ABE to community college transitions.  
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

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2008
This report examines three partnerships between adult education programs and developmental education in community colleges and provides recommendations to help adult learners develop skills to be...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Beyond Basic Skills: State Strategies to Connect Low-Skilled Students

Beyond Basic Skills: State Strategies to Connect Low-Skilled Students

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2011
This report provides a background on the growing basic skills crisis in the U.S. and emphasizes the importance of postsecondary education success and completion in getting a good job and advancing in...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Breaking Through: Contextualization Toolkit

Breaking Through: Contextualization Toolkit

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2010
This toolkit, a companion piece to the Breaking Through Practice Guide, provides educators with resources and strategies to help low-skilled adults through the use of contextualized learning. 
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