This lesson tells the story of Cesar Chavez, a Mexican American labor leader and civil rights activist. He fought for better working conditions and wages for farm workers. He organized boycotts, strikes, and marches. He also founded the United Farm Workers union and inspired millions of people.
Using Data in Practice: What Does It Look Like and What Does It Take? A Review of the Research
The webinar discusses how adult educators, learners, and programs use data from various assessments to monitor progress and improve instruction. Implications for data use are explored, followed by participant discussions and questions.
“It’s a Different World”: Language Ideologies, Literacies, and College Readiness
The article focuses on understanding the perceptions of instructors in developmental education, adult basic education (ABE), and English as a Second Language (ESL) regarding the preparation of linguistically diverse students for college-level literacy expectations.
Age, Period, and Cohort Effects on Adult Literacy Skills in the United States
The article discusses the importance of adult literacy skills in terms of economic and social well-being and examines the temporal sources of literacy skill variation, specifically age, period, and cohort effects.
Teacher Training Plus
A webinar series, for tutors and teachers, across six strands that presents best-practice instructional strategies.
Teacher Training Plus – Basic Literacy
Webinars that focus on components of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for native English-speaking students who are at or below the 5th grade level. Topics include goal setting, alphabetics, and reducing writing anxiety.
Teacher Training Plus – High-Level ELL
Webinars that focus on strategies and instruction for students who range from intermediate to advanced levels. Topics include using conversation and goal setting for real world applications.