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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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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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Teachers
Curriculum Developers
ESL Instructors

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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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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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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Teachers
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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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Community College Faculty And Staff
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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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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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Teachers
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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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