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Creating Authentic Materials and Activities for the Adult Literacy Classroom

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2003

This handbook is based on the results of "The Literacy Practices of Adult Learners Study" which focused on the nature and impact of two dimensions of classroom practice in adult basic education (...

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Fluency development: Practice means progress

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2004

This resource introduces adult education practitioners to fluency's definition, importance, and effective techniques, and recommends guided reading through modeling, simultaneous reading,...

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Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy

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2008
This resource from New Zealand provides a framework that indicates what adult learners can know and can do as they develop their expertise in literacy - Listen with Understanding, Speak to...
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Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy (Second edition)

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2004
American youth need strong literacy skills to succeed in school and in life.
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Reading Skills for Today's Adults

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2006

This resource is an interactive website where students can practice their reading fluency with leveled passages of high interest topics to adults (e.g. "Tom lost his job", "Wanted: A good repair...

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Reversing Reading Failure in Young Adults

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1997

This article was written by two educators, with experience working in Harvard's Reading Lab, who are developing research-based programs for nationwide dissemination at the Boys Town Reading Center...

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Study Circle Guide: Research-based Adult Reading Instruction

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2005

This very comprehensive study circle guide provides all that one would need to conduct a study circle for teachers of adults to give them the background research on reading instruction as well as...

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Enhancing Outcomes for Struggling Adolescent Readers

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2006

This article’s key features include information on: the reading skills of adolescent readers, a theory of the adolescent reading process, and features of effective programs for struggling...

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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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LINCS Resources for Teaching Adults to Read

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2012
LINCS offers a variety of free resources for teachers, tutors, and program administrators who are interested in learning more about teaching adults to read.
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