Living a literate life
- Adult literacy group in Alberta offers book. // Reading Today;Feb/Mar96, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p20
Presents `Our Stories, Ourselves,' a collection of stories about peer tutoring in adult literacy education from the Learning Centre Literacy Association in Edmonton, Alberta. Cost of the book; Contact information.
- Libraries break anonymity barrier. McGary, Ross // American Libraries;Feb96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p43
Focuses on the `I Want To Read' video collection that is being distributed by local libraries to American Legion `families' as a part of the `Read USA' program intended to solve the problem of adult illiteracy. The videos allowing people to learn to read at home anonymously; The success of the...
- Selecting literature for adult beginning readers. Thistlewaite, L. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Nov95, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p251
Presents a suggestion for those involved in adult literacy education on the appropriateness of children's literature for adult readers. Difficulties encountered in teaching adults to read; Evaluating the appropriateness of individual books; Suggestions for asking questions that invite dialogue.
- Chapter 10: The Work of Adult Literacy Teachers. Harreveld, Bobby // Adult Education @ 21st Century;2004, p153
Chapter 10 of the book "Adult Education @ 21st Century," edited by Peter Kell, Sue Shore and Michael Singh is presented. It explores the spaces created by the adult literacy teachers, which were not acknowledged. It highlights their compliance of the brokerage practices that engages them and...
- A read-aloud for adult beginning readers. Richardson, Judy S.; Seward, Mary // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct97, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p148
Explains how an essay from Barbara Kingsolver's book `High Tide in Tucson' can be appropriated as a read-aloud for adult beginning readers. Title of the essay; Storyline; Kingsolver's discussion of her own struggles to become educated; Specific activities for adult learners; Specific language...
- Using Parent-Delivered Graduated Guidance to Teach Functional Living Skills to a Child with Cri du Chat Syndrome. Denny, Michael; Marchand-Martella, Nancy; Martella, Ronald C.; Reilly, Jennifer R.; Reilly, Jason F.; Cleanthous, Charalambos C. // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC);Nov2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p441
The parents of a child with Cri du Chat syndrome implemented a graduated guidance procedure that the mother had read about in the training manual, Teaching developmentally disabled children: The ME book (Lovaas et al., 1981). They used graduated guidance to teach their child two functional...
- Editorial. // Use of English;Autumn2008, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses several papers published within the issue, including one by Allan Ronald on teaching Adult Literacy and another by Aimee Rhead on her experience of the PGCE course.
- Food for thought. St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael // Library Journal;10/1/1996, Vol. 121 Issue 16, p22
Reports on the adult literacy program offered by the Colton Public Library in Colton, California. Program held in conjunction with the University of California in Riverside; Details of the program.
- Fund receives $3.1 million for literacy. // American Libraries;Oct96, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p6
Announces that American Library Association's (ALA) Fund for America's Libraries has received a $1.3-million grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund. Reason for the grant being to expand and improve literacy instruction available to adults in public libraries; The award as part of a...