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.phpadvocacy and links to stats: http://www.brown.edu/lrri/advocate.html National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/search/
professional organizationsCOABE 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 learningAdult 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
esolCLESE 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 stylesMultiple 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
persistencechapter 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 learningJenny 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.
technologyCaptured 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 resourcesReflective teaching:
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
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