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This guide describes six strategies that instructors and advisors can implement from the start of the program cycle and throughout the year to help students set goals, monitor their progress, and ultimately reach their goals. When goal-setting becomes an intentional and core component of...
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This paper from the Community College Research Center uses data from interviews with nearly 100 community college students to understand how confidence impacts student persistence and, in turn, how experiences in college impact student confidence. The paper concludes with recommendations for...
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In the Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education , published jointly by the Coalition on Adult Basic Education and Rutgers University, David Rosen reviews online tools for building and sharing lesson plans in his Webscan column (pg...
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Resources for math instruction gathered by the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy: Using the PIAAC Numeracy Framework to Guide Instruction: An Introduction for Adult Educators (2017) . This guide encourages teachers to shift their teaching to focus more on the use of numeracy skills...
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Curriculum resources gathered by the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy: Building a Curriculum (video) . What exactly is a curriculum , and how do we create one for our program? This brief video defines what a curriculum is and how having one in place helps us as teachers...
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Resources on the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) for Math: CCRSAE for Math Exploration . This narrated exploration provides an overview to the CCRSAE for Math. It includes quick glimpses of the Mathematical Practices and the key instructional shifts. Overview...
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The SABES PD Center for Math has gathered this research to provide you with background information, a rationale, and evidence to support decisions around math teaching, curriculum, and program design: TEAL Math Works Guide . This guide from Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) presents the...
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Our own Amy Trawick wrote this useful guide to the Literacy Framework of PIAAC (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies), based on data released in October 2003. The project was funded by the American Institutes for Research, through a contract with the National Center for...
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The STAR research review is conducted annually to identify developments in reading research that call for changes in STAR project content. This review keeps the STAR team up- to- date on new research related to the training and technical assistance they provide. The Spring 2017 review includes nine...
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The Teaching Gap , by James W. Stigler and James Hiebert, has served as a valuable resource for participants in the Adult Numeracy Study Circle, developed by TERC and piloted with ACLS staff. This book describes the research on how teachers in U. S. schools compare with those in other countries,...

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