new practitioner orientation: online resources

resources for new practitioners


online resources gathered for orientation participants; includes websites proposed by participants of pilot project, and will expand with subsequent orientation sessions.


stats, accountability, standards

RIDE policies and procedures http://www.ride.ri.gov/adulteducation/policies.aspx

Rhode Island Content Standards http://www.ric.edu/aepdc/priority_aecs.php

advocacy and links to stats: http://www.brown.edu/lrri/advocate.html

National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/search/


professional organizations

COABE http://www.coable.org

TESOL http://www.tesol.org

VALUE Voice of Adult Literacy United for Education http://www.valueusa.org/


clearinghouses/sites providing information about adult learning

Adult Literacy Education Wiki http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Main_Page

Center on Education and Training for Employment Education/ACVE (adult, career and vocational education) clearinghouse (digests, publications) http://www.cete.org/acve/pubs.asp

Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA) http://www.cal.org/caela

National Adult Literacy Database (NALD, in Canada) http://www.nald.ca/

National Institute for Literacy http://www.nifl.gov


esol

CLESE reading demo http://www.clese.org/reading_demo.htm

Teaching Multilevel Adult ESL Classes http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/digests/SHANK.html

What does it look like? Lesson plans from an ESL teachers' guide http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/teacher/sectiontwo/sectionII.html


learning and learning styles

Multiple Intelligences and Adult Education Trends and Issues Alert no. 17 by Sandra Kerka http://www.cete.org/acve/docgen.asp?tbl=tia&ID=139

Learning Styles and Electronic Information Trends and Issues Alert no. n/a by Sandra Kerka_1998 http://www.cete.org/acve/docgen.asp?tbl=tia&ID=112


persistence

chapter on persistence by John Comings; 2007 Review of Adult Literacy http://www.ncsall.net/index.php?id=1175

http://www.ncsall.net/fileadmin/resources/ann_rev/comings-02.pdf


trauma, violence and learning

Jenny Horsman http://www.jennyhorsman.com

On the Screen http://www.brown.edu/lrri/screen.html

CAELA digests: Culture, Specific Populations, and Language http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/digests.html#culture


Teacher, Tutor and Volunteer Worker Resources and general resource links

- resources for volunteer tutors, new teachers and others interested in adult literacy / language education.


technology

Captured Wisdom on Adult Literacy: Integrating Technology Into Adult Literacy Instructionhttp://literacyonline.org/capturedwisdom.html

Computers and English for Speakers of Other Languages (CESOL) http://easternlincs.worlded.org/docs/cesol/cesol.htm

Computers in action; integrating technology into the ESOL curriculum http://easternlincs.worlded.org/docs/cia/


other resources

Reflective teaching: http://www.pearsoncustom.com/allpages/reflectiveteaching_bot.html

A participatory approach to curriculum development - inquiry project report http://www.brown.edu/lrri/sherry02.html

People and Politics - A civic literacy curriculum http://literacytech.worlded.org/docs/politics/people.htm

Making Connections: Literacy and EAL curriculum from a Feminist Perspective http://www.nald.ca/fulltext/Making_C/Cover.htm

and supplementary materials:
Anti-racist/Culture-Based Approaches http://www.nald.ca/library/research/anti/Cover.htm

Guided Reflections for Facilitators http://www.nald.ca/library/research/guided/Cover.htm

Connections: Journal of Adult Literacy Summer 1997 Volume VII focus on multilevel classes http://hub1.worlded.org/docs/connections/tableofcontents.htm

Multilevel classrooms, Focus on Basics, Volume 1, Issue C, September 1997 http://www.ncsall.net/?id=168


classroom resources (not designed, necessarily, for classroom)

The Photo Book. Phaidon Press Limited, 2000 https://www.phaidon.com/phaidon/bookstore.asp

Material World: A Global Family Portrait. Peter Menzel et al. 1994 San Francisco: Sierra Club Books

Women in the Material World. Faith D'Alusio and Peter Menzel. 1994 SF: Sierra Club Books.

Realia, project based learning, multimedia
postcards flyers photos significant objects cookbooks, handbooks instruction manuals
labels: prescriptions, over the counter medications bills applications


February 23, 2008


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