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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 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

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

Keys to Effective LD Teaching Practice: The Teaching/Learning Process (Chapter 4)

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2002
This chapter from a larger publication describes three key guidelines for LD-appropriate instructional design and includes a discussion of specific teaching strategies for the content areas of...
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Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

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

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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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Professional Developers
Teacher Trainers

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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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
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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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

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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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
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