Teaching Adults: A Literacy Resource Book, Revised Ed (2343)

Code: 9781564203434

ISBN: 9781564203434
Item #: 2343
Publisher: New Readers Press
Published: 2012
Category: Development and Training
Type: Paperback

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First published in 1994 by ProLiteracy America, this valuable resource - for instructors, tutors and anyone instructing adult learners - has been updated to help them in meeting the diverse needs of learners. It offers essential background on the special needs and characteristics of adult learners, while emphasizing the importance of adapting instruction to fit individual learner needs.


It includes 80 easy-to-use, hands-on activities on important topics such as:

Initial and ongoing assessment
Reading fluency techniques
Word recognition and vocabulary
Reading comprehension and writing process
New grammar activities
Lesson planning and evaluation

Appendices offer valuable reference material such as:

Work and health-related vocabulary lists
Word patterns
Common phonics elements
Learner goals checklists 

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