Adult Learners

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Solve a Teaching Problem

2015

This interactive tool helps instructors diagnose classroom problems, think about possible causes, and explore solutions.

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Issues in Teaching Speaking Skills to Adult ESOL Learners

2006

This resource offers an excellent review of the primary issues involved in assessing and furthering adult ESOL learners’ oral skills. 

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

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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Adult Numeracy Demand and Provision in Adult Numeracy: A Reader

2011

This report provides an overview of issues related to the provision of numeracy instruction to adult learners in the United States and offers suggestions on how to improve that instruction.

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