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This seven-unit curriculum includes an instructor guide and student workbook for teaching ESOL in the context of introducing students to customer service skills. Each unit addresses specific skills in three distinct categories: customer service, job readiness, and grammar and pronunciation. The...
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This toolkit promotes a holistic approach to coaching that engages the participants’ array of strengths, supports, and challenges and considers the family, not just the individual, in goal setting. It provides a set of strategies, tools, and resources that can help you implement this approach and...
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My MN Careers has features typical of many career exploration sites: information about career clusters and occupations and tools for career self- assessment and goal setting. The site is unique in that it is designed for three specific audiences and learner levels: beginner ("I am an English...
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The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute in Malden convened a group of experts in psychology, social work, advocacy and education to offers strategies for working with immigrants and the impact of trauma they experience. This site provides a recording of the 11/9/17 webinar and...
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This paper explores the ways that poverty, racism, sexism, trauma, and poverty can negatively impact learning, decision-making and strategic thinking skills that adults rely on to manage and move beyond complex life challenges. It suggests policies and program models that can address these impacts...
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Published by the National Center on Family Homelessness, this is a workbook for those in helping roles and is appropriate for adult education instructors and advisors. It guides readers through a series of checklists and self-assessments to help them recognize the warning signs of stress and...
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The Integrating Career Awareness in the ABE & ESOL Classroom (ICA) curriculum guide is a ready-to-use, flexible curriculum that prepares adult educators to incorporate career awareness and planning into their instructional and counseling activities. The lessons and handouts can be adapted for a...
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The SABES PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening Programs has compiled the attached resources list to support you in providing a rationale for your programmatic decisions. Search for them individually via the Resource Library link above.
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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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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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