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The Power of Writing, the Writing of Power: Approaches to Adult ESOL Writing Instruction

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1999

The author presents five current approaches to teaching second language writing, the theoretical perspectives on which they are based, their implications for practice, and the messages they send...

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Teaching and Learning Writing: A Review of Research and Practice

2004

This research report is the first phase of a British study that intends to identify principles of effective teaching and learning of writing for adult literacy learners. It consist of three...

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Word generation: Middle school literacy development using academic language

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2008

This website, from a middle school academic language program developed under the direction of Catherine Snow, was created in collaboration with teachers and administrators in the Boston Public...

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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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Writing to Read: Evidence for how Writing Can Improve Reading

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2010
This report identifies effective practices for strengthening reading through writing, based on a meta-analysis of 29 norm-referenced test studies and 55 researcher-designed test studies.
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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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Collaborative Writing

2007
  
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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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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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The Neurobiology of Reading and Dyslexia

2007
This article summarizes the research in the area of dyslexia (the most common type of LD) in a very user-friendly manner. It emphasizes the need for appropriate and effective accommodations for...
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