Health Literacy

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Health Literacy in Adult Basic Education: Designing Lessons, Units, and Evaluation Plans for an Integrated Curriculum

2007

This guide is designed to help adult educators to integrate health literacy skills into their current adult education instruction. 

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HEAL: BCC (Health Education and Adult Literacy: Breast and Cervical Cancer)

2002

This is a comprehensive 12-lesson curricula designed for intermediate to advanced ABE and ESOL classes, although it can be adapted for lower or higher levels as well.

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Expecting the Best

2009

This resource is a wellness curriculum for English as a Second Language (ESL) students.

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Bringing Health Literacy Research to Practice

2005

This article explores how research informs practice and what constitutes evidence when looking for evidence-based materials in a new field such as health literacy.

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Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living

2008

The Staying Healthy resource guide is an informational resource for students or patients, but can also be used to address ESOL competencies with the accompanying Teacher’s Guide. The main book includes sections on health care, your doctor, medicines, nutrition, chronic diseases, and general rules of staying healthy. There are also two addendums, which cover coping with stress and womens’ health. Written at the 4th-5th grade reading level, this book has a host of photographs and illustrations to help English learners better grasp the concepts and vocabulary presented in the publication.

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