Local Program Administrators

Guidance and Career Counselors’ Toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options

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2006
This toolkit is intended to help guidance and career counselors to better assist high school students with disabilities to transition into postsecondary education and employment. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Learners
Parents
Family Members
Counselors
Mentors
Advisors
Curriculum Developers

Learning to Achieve: A Review of the Research Literature on Employment Experiences and Outcomes

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2010
This literature review builds upon and supplements the research review and analyses conducted by A Review of the Research Literature on Serving Adults with Learning Disabilities.
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
Teachers
Career Counselors
Service Providers

Learning to Achieve: A Professional’s Guide to Educating Adults with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This companion guide to the training is a stand-alone resource for professionals who work with adults with LD and haven't taken the Learning to Achieve training. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Adult Learners
Curriculum Developers

Learning Disability: Life after High School

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2006
In this article, the authors provide guidelines and summarize research on the challenges faced by adults with LD when transitioning to post-secondary schooling and employment. It also highlights...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Adult Learners
Learners
Parents
Counselors
Employers
Curriculum Developers
Decorative image for Resource Profile A Primer: Diagnostic, Formative, & Summative Assessment

A Primer: Diagnostic, Formative, & Summative Assessment

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2002
The article discusses the ‘assessment component’ of teaching and learning and outlines the purposes of assessment, along with the differences between diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment. 
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Issues in Teaching Speaking Skills to Adult ESOL Learners

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2006
This resource offers an excellent review of the primary issues involved in assessing and furthering adult ESOL learners’ oral skills. 
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Decorative image for Resource Profile A Basic Primer for Understanding Standardized Tests and Using Test Scores in Adventures in Assessment, Volume 16

A Basic Primer for Understanding Standardized Tests and Using Test Scores in Adventures in Assessment, Volume 16

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2004
The purpose of the article is to equip readers with a basic understanding of what goes into standardized test making and what test scores purport to show about learners' skills and abilities. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Counselors
Curriculum Developers

Issues in Improving Immigrant Workers' English Language Skills

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2003
This article addresses five points that are at issue for English language learners in the workplace (e.g., language and identity, measuring outcomes) and how employers might address them formally (e....
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Decorative image for Resource Profile 9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

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1996
These principles provide information on best practices in assessment as well as information on how to make assessment the most effective.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Learners
Curriculum Developers

An Introduction to ESL in the Workplace: A Professional Development Packet

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2002

This step by step training resource for developing ESL work-based programs includes agendas, content, participant activities, handouts, transparencies and trainer resources. The workshop series is...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

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