Assessment

Teaching Reading to Adult English Language Learners: A Reading Instruction Staff Development Program

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2005
The resource contains materials for four workshop sessions, including a Facilitator Guide, Facilitator Notes, and Participant Handouts.
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Assessing Developmental Assessment in Community Colleges

2011
Thispaper argues that the debate about remediation policy is incomplete without a fuller understanding of the role of assessment.
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
State Staff

Literacy and Numeracy for Adults: Make Sense of Numbers to Solve Problems

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2009

This website from the National Centre for Literacy and  Numeracy for Adults in New Zealand has developed research to practice materials for educators and adult learners on Learning Progressions (...

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Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners

More Than Reshuffling: Lessons from an Innovative Remedial Math Program at the City University of New York

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2011
The CUNY College Transition Initiative (CTI) was expanded and is now offered as an option to freshmen who have taken and failed multiple placement exams.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Algebraic Thinking in Adult Education

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2010

This resource explores the reasons that algebraic thinking is necessary for adults to enable them to meet the demands of the workplace of the future.  It further explores the reasons that...

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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

From Assessment to Practice: Research-Based Approaches to Teaching Reading to Adults, Part 2

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2008
This January 2008 webcast is a follow-up to the September 2007 webcast, “From Assessment to Practice: Research-Based Approaches to Teaching Reading to Adults.”
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers

Evidence-based Reading Instruction: Comprehension: Research and Teaching Strategies

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2007
It is important to note that this series of four resources for each of the four components of reading -- alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension – contains digests, not comprehensive...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Evidence-based Reading Instruction: Vocabulary: Research and Teaching Strategies

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2007

It is important to note that this series of four resources for each of the four components of reading -- alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension – contains digests, not comprehensive...

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Teachers

Literacy and Numeracy for Adults: Write to Communicate

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2009

This excellent website from the National Centre for Literacy and  Numeracy for Adults in New Zealand has developed research to practice materials for educators and adult learners on Learning...

For: 
Professional Developers
Teachers
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Challenges in Assessing for Post-Secondary Readiness

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2007
This Policy Brief examines the major assessments in use today to measure adult learning gains and determine student placements – e.g., BEST, CASAS, TABE, COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER in terms of...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

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