Featured Publication

Connecting Diverse Cultures guide and video

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Learn more about the video on refugee families and youth and the companion facilitatorís guide designed to provide effective and flexible tools to build greater cultural awareness and understanding in K-12 and adult education contexts.

 


Promoting education and achievement of adults learning English

Publications

Practitioner Toolkit: Working With Adult English Language Learners

Practitioner Toolkit cover This toolkit provides a variety of materials to help language and literacy instructors who are new to serving adults and families learning English. These materials include a first-day orientation guide, lesson plans, and research-to-practice papers on English language and literacy learning. Learn more.

Education for Adult English
Language Learners in the United States

Education for Adult Language Learners cover ImageThis online publication, now available in print for ease of use and reference, aims to help practitioners improve services for adults learning English by describing the current state of education for these learners with a focus on topics such as professional development, instructional programs, and future directions in English literacy education and lifelong learning. Learn more.

Adult Biliteracy in the United States

Assessing Success in Family Literacy and Adult ESL

The CAELA Guide for Adult ESL Trainers

Education for Adult English Language Learners in the United States

Learnersí Lives as Curriculum

Learning to Work in a New Land

Literacy and Language Diversity in the United States

Literacy, Work, and Education Reform

Making Meaning, Making Change: Participatory Curriculum Development for Adult ESL Literacy

Native Language Literacy Instruction for Adults: Patterns, Issues, and Promises

Practitioner Toolkit: Working With Adult English Language Learners

Preparing for Success: A Guide to Teaching Adult English Language Learners

Reading and Adult English Language Learners: A Review of the Research

Research on Reading Development of Adult English Language Learners: An Annotated Bibliography

The Vocational Classroom: A Great Place to Learn English

Workplace ESL Instruction

Writing Our Lives: Reflections on Dialogue Journal-Writing with Adults Learning English

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Services

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Learn more about our variety of services designed to help practitioners work effectively with adult English language learners.

 

Spotlight

Framework for Quality Professional Development

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This free online resource identifies the key features of high-quality professional development for practitioners working with adult English language learners.