Local Program Administrators

Framework for Quality Professional Development for Practitioners Working with Adult English Language Learners

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2008

This guide provides a framework, based in research conducted by the American Research Institute, to build quality professional development opportunities for those working with English language...

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Integrating Civic Participation and Adult ESOL

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2005
This brief promotes developing active citizenship through English Language (EL)/Civics classes.
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Teachers

Facilitating Adult Learner Interactions to Build Listening and Speaking Skills

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2008

This practical resource stresses the importance of building oral (speaking and listening) communicative skills necessary for the workplace and community. It provides a review of the research that...

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Evidence-based, Student-centered Instructional Practices

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2010
 This Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA) Network Brief addresses the importance of and the research supporting the use of student-centered instructional practices in the adult...
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English Literacy and Civics Education

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2006

This CAELA resource defines civics, per the U.S. Department of Education, and offers suggestions for teaching civics at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The authors describe the...

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Teachers

Education for Adult English Language Learners in the United States: Trends, Research, and Promising Practices

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2008
This resource reviews research that identifies best practices and trends pertaining to teaching adult English language learners (some research is not based in ESL studies).
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Dialogue Journals: Interactive Writing to Develop Language and Literacy

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2000
Describes the teaching method of “dialogue journals” as an interactive, student-centered way for teachers to open channels of communication with their students in a natural context.
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Teachers

Adolescent Learners in Adult ESL Classes

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2005
This resource addresses and describes the growing trend of adolescents (16-18 year olds) enrolling in adult education programs, including ESL classes.
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Numeracy: A Challenge for Adult Education

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2003
This paper discusses the concept of numeracy and the way it was operationalized in the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) survey to develop items for numeracy assessment. The second part is the...
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Professional Developers
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State Staff
Teachers
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More Than Rules: College Transition Math Teaching for GED Graduates at the City University of New York

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2009
This paper describes how the College Transition Program (CTP) has attempted to strengthen GED graduates’ transition into The City University of New York (CUNY) through a semester of reading, writing...
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