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International Resource Guide Contextualizes Instruction to Build Basic Skills

Paul Jurmo, Ed.D., a basic skills education specialist and researcher, recently partnered with ProLiteracy to release Basic Skills for Community-Oriented Development: A Resource Book for Educators and Other PartnersThe resource guide was written to assist those who are already providing, or wish to provide, basic skills education to adults and out-of-school youth in developing countries. 


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Review of Teaching Effectively with Zoom: A Practical Guide to Engage Your Students and Help Them Learn
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 05, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

When the pandemic hit, many adult education instructors were suddenly teaching in front of a screen to students inside little Zoom boxes. It’s timely, therefore that Rebecca Eller-Molitas of Elgin Community College gives a review of the book Teaching Effectively with Zoom. 


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A Picture of Perseverance

When New Readers Press was planning its 2021–22 catalog, staff members agreed that they wanted to feature a current adult learner on the cover. Meet Theresa Holden.


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In Philadelphia, Adult Education and Workforce Development Beat the Odds
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 02, 2021 in categoryNews

Something practically unheard of happened in Philadelphia recently: the city reinstated its adult education initiatives after the mayor’s office closed the Office of Adult Education and eliminated funding in 2020. 

 


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Review of Writing on the Move: Migrant Women and the Value of Literacy
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on July 28, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

For the current issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy, Janet Isserlis, an adult literacy practitioner from Rhode Island, reviews the book Writing on the Move: Migrant Women and the Value of Literacy.


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