Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States is a significant report that was published in February 2015 from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE).
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In this resource, William E. Sedlacek addresses assessments of non-cognitive qualities — persistence, dependability, motivation, the ability to work with others, intercultural sensitivity — and how they affect success in school or in the workplace.
Promoting Learner Transitions to Postsecondary Education and Work: Developing Academic Readiness Skills From the Beginning
This brief, by Betsy Parrish and Kimberly Johnson, is written for practitioners and education researcher who work with adult English language learners at any level, with a focus on instruction that promotes transitions to postsecondary education and work.
This WebEx webinar recording is 108 minutes in length. Original date: 3/20/2014.
This Adobe Connect webinar recording is 49 minutes in length. Original date:11/21/2014.
From the Adult Literacy Media Alliance (ALMA), a collection of entertaining “real life” videos and engaging web activities covering the content areas.
A free web-based multimedia system for adult learning English as a second language.
A set of resources and handouts (Word and PowerPoint docs; archived webinars) from the National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium (NAEPDC). These resources and handouts were assembled for the National Training Institute (NTI) for ABE state directors in November 2014.
In 2014, SABES produced four issues of With Literacy in Mind , a professional development bulletin with research summaries, tips, and best practices related to content and program support areas such as math, reading, writing, ESOL, educational leadership, advising, and college and career readiness.
This resouce provides tools, models, strategies, and research about ways to help adult students stay on their learning paths.