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The Role of Vocabulary Instruction in Adult Basic Education

2006

Vocabulary has long been recognized as a key factor in reading comprehension. In this chapter, Curtis analyzes research and theories on vocabulary, vocabulary acquisition, and reading...

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Research in Writing: Implications for Adult Literacy Education

2001

This resource is chapter three, volume 2 in the NCSALL publication, Review of Adult Learning and Literacy. It is a meta analysis of various studies and trends about the "forgotten of the three R's...

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Observing and Providing Feedback to Teachers of Adults Learning English

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2009
This brief highlights the rationale for and importance of teacher observations and giving feedback in order to improve both programmatic and teaching aspects of an adult ESL classroom. 
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Affecting change in literacy practices: Impact of two dimensions of instruction

2000
The research investigated the extent to which the use of authentic materials (newspapers, bus schedules, novels, labels, etc.) and the level of collaboration between students and teachers (teacher-...
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Module 2: Data Analysis for Program Decision-Making

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2008
This three-hour, self-paced course was designed for use by volunteers, teachers and program administrators in the field of ABE who are interested in learning how to effectively review and use data...
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Managing Programs for Adults Learning English

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2009
This resource outlines responsibilities and considerations for administrators of Adult ESL programs.
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Module 1: Data Collection and Management

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2007
This three-hour, self-paced course was designed for use by volunteers, teachers and program administrators in the field of ABE who are interested in learning to use data to improve program services. 
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Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This guide aims to help youth service professionals better understand issues related to learning disabilities so they can help youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities develop...
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Illuminating Understanding: Performance Assessment in Mathematics

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2002
This article describes what performance assessment is in the context of teaching math to adult learners.
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Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools

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2007
This report identifies 11 elements of current writing instruction found to be effective for helping adolescent students learn to write well and to use writing as a tool for learning. These elements...
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