NELRC publications and webinars are another way in which we build the capacity of adult educators. These resources have grown out of innovative work with practitioners or collaborations among the region’s professional developers, and are designed to inspire and strengthen practices in the field.
- Place-Based Education for Rural Communities
- ELA Instructional Shifts Part I
- ELA Instructional Shifts Part II
- Math Instructional Shifts: Focus and Coherence
- Math Instructional Shifts: Rigor
- Core Skills Mastery
- Open Educational Resources for Building Common Core-Aligned Lessons
- Designing Career Focused Basic Skills Instruction
Through the Lens of Social Justice:
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- The Adult Learner Persistence website features persistence research, strategies, and tools.
- The Change Agent, a semi-annual newspaper bringing social justice issues to adult education
- CESOL is a website for teachers who are interested in integrating technology into the adult ESOL/ ESL classroom
- Civic Participation and Community Action Sourcebook for Adult Educators
- Civic Participation and Citizenship Collection of annotated web sites and original materials
- Computers in Action website features a series of stand-alone lesson plans for teachers using computers in the ESOL classroom
- Integrating Civic Participation and Adult ESOL
- The Managing Stress to Improve Learning website features research about how stress affects the brain and learning as well as ideas about integrating stress management and promoting mental health in the adult education classroom.
- Multiple Intelligences & Adult Literacy, A Sourcebook for Practitioners
- Multiple Intelligences in Practice: Teacher Research Reports from the AMI Study
- National College Transition Network features a collection of promising practices
- Open to Interpretation: Multiple Intelligences Theory in Adult Literacy Education
- Promising Practices in ABE to College Transitions
- Under Construction: Building Web Sites as a Project-based Learning Activity for ABE/ESOL Classes [PDF] guidebook provides adult literacy and ESOL staff developers and teachers with some simple, user-friendly advice on building Web sites as a classroom activity.
Strategies for Successful Students: A Facilitators’ Guide and Student Handouts
This workshop model presents five strategies that students at any level can use to improve their memory and academic performance. The five sets of strategies are based on evidence from neuroscience about how long-term memory works; research on self-affirmation and self-efficacy theory; and study habits of successful students. Download here: