ELA: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Learning to Write, Writing to Learn (Educational Leadership magazine issue)
Learning to Write, Writing to Learn contains the following freely available articles. Learning to Write, Writing to Learn is the April 2018 issue of ASCD 's Educational Leadership magazine. Article descriptions are from the ASCD website. As usual, the articles are written for K-12 teachers but can...
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NASA Education Webinars and Resource Links
The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University presents free 60-minute webinars open to all educators. Join NASA education specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources that bring NASA into your classroom. Registration is...
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Water those Seeds of Learning - Video on the Reflective Practitioner blog
Video and transcript on the PD Center for ELA blog the Reflective Practitioner - Water those Seeds of Learning
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Reflective Practitioner - Why I Teach - Supplemental Video
This one-minute, 12-second video supplements the Reflective Practitioner blog " Why I Teach ," by Joan Schottenfeld, STAR teacher and career/educational advisor at the Perkins Adult Literacy site of the Boston Centers for Youth and Families . The blog and video refer to the program STAR: Student...
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Video of an adult education ELA lesson on claims and evidence
This video of one adult education class shows both a lesson and instruction that are aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education for English Language Arts and Literacy (CCRSAE-ELA) and their overarching instructional shifts. Intended for a High Intermediate/Low Adult...
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Teaching Adults to Read: A Summary of Scientifically Based Principles (2005)
Given the complexity of teaching reading to adult learners—who have limited time available, can be at any level in their reading development, and are likely dealing with with multiple factors beyond academics—it's useful to have a summary of methods for helping adult learners make substantial gains...
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Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction (2002)
At the time of its publication in 2002, Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction , by John R. Kruidenier, represented "the best information available about how adults learn to read" (p. vii). It was designed to serve educators, policymakers, and researchers in the...
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The Citizen's Almanac: Fundamental Documents, Symbols, and Anthems of the United States
Handed out to newly minted citizens, The Citizen's Almanac could also be a great resource for civics and social studies classes. Topics are discussed briefly, with some illustrations, and are organized into the following sections: Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizens Patriotic Anthems and...
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Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers (2005)
Developed for adult education teachers "who want to build and strengthen adults’ reading skills," Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers provides guidance on how to plan and deliver reading instruction. Research-backed strategies that have been proven to work...
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Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading (2010)
Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading , a report from the Carnegie Corporation of New York , was written by Steve Graham and Michael Hebert of Vanderbilt University and published by the Alliance for Excellent Education . As stated in the Executive Summary (p.4), this report...