The Fisk Jubilee Singers were a group of Fisk University students who traveled and sang to raise money for their school in the 1870s. Initially performing popular songs, they later started singing traditional slave songs called spirituals.
Their success and popularity saved Fisk University, allowing it to build its first permanent building called Jubilee Hall.
Improving Reading Skills for Adult Learners with Dyslexia in Incarcerated Settings with The Noah Text®-New Century Program
The Technology and Adult Education column, discusses how using supplementary digitally-mediated reading tools like The Noah Text®-New Century program is critical for improving learning engagement and outcomes for adult learners with dyslexia, especially for learners who are incarcerated.
Why is Morphological Knowledge and Instruction Important for Adult Education Learners?
This research digest gives a brief review on why morphological knowledge is important to adult education learners, describes the literature on adult morphological and etymological instruction, provides examples for how to integrate them, and looks at future directions and resources for research and practice.
Adult Literacy Ecosystem Partnerships Beyond the Workforce
In the Forum, the Houston Mayors Office for Adult Education shares how an adult literacy ecosystem built of adult learners, adult literacy providers, community non-profit and faith-based organizations, the K-12 system, government agencies, and the business community can accomplish desired outcomes.
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.