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Using Universal Design for Learning to Design Self-Paced Professional Development Modules for Adult Education Instructors

This Report from the Field explores how two Universal Design for Learning (UDL) concepts—accessibility and relevance—can be used to increase the effectiveness of professional development for adult educators.

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Research/Report

The Roles of Education and Literacy in the Digital Divide Among Middle-Aged Adults: Cross-National Evidence from the United States, Japan, and South Korea

This research article examines adults ages 45–65 and the role of education and literacy in relation to digital divide in three countries with high technology usage rates.

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Journal

ALE Journal – Volume 6 Issue 1

This issue includes a research article on the role education and literacy play in the digital divide among middle-aged adults, reports from the field about universal design for learning for professional development and about reinventing a basic literacy program, and a forum in which contributors share the power of community partnerships.

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Instructional Material

Small Business Basics: Promoting English Language Instruction through Business Development

Many immigrants and refugees want to start a small business. They also want to learn English to use those business skills in their new home. The free Small Business Basics curriculum will help students accomplish both of these goals.

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Instructional Material

Laubach Way to Reading Arabic

Laubach Way to Reading Arabic is ideal for adult learners who have little to no reading skills and require a uniform, step-by-step approach to reading in the Arabic language.

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Video/Webinar

Using the Newspaper in Instruction

Using the Newspaper in Instruction is a series of videos that will show you how to use the newspaper to teach phonics and decoding skills, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, discussion and oral language skills, writing, spelling and grammar, and critical thinking skills.

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Explore our publishing arm New Readers Press and discover hundreds of ready-to-use adult educational materials and resources backed by proven best practices.

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