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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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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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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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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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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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More Complicated Than It Seems: A Review of Literature About Adult Numeracy Instruction

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2006
This review of literature about adult numeracy instruction was prepared by a Canadian basic skills math instructor in her own search for the answer to the question of how ABE instructors can apply...
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Shared Goals, Common Ground: State and Local Coordination and Planning to Strengthen Adult Basic Education Services

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2010
This document is the final report from the Adult Basic Education State Delivery System Strategic Planning and Service Provision Demonstration Project.
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The New England ABE-To-College Transition Project Evaluation Report

2005
This resource evaluates the College Transition Project, a comprehensive college transition model that aims to bridge the gap between GED-level and college-level academic work through direct...
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Moving Beyond the GED: Low-Skilled Adult Transition to Occupational Pathways at Community Colleges Leading to Family-Supporting Careers (Research Synthesis)

2007
This review of research is part of a larger project which identified exemplary community college programs that employ innovative curriculum and instructional practices in order to help low-skilled...
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Policy to Performance: State ABE Transition Systems Report

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2012
This report shares key elements of state ABE transition system planning, and provides examples of strategies used to implement ABE transition policies.
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