ERIC Number: ED145102
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Everyday Everywhere Materials as Teaching Resources in Adult Basic Education.
Shaw, Marilyn B.; Roark, Mary
This book of instructional materials for adult basic education teachers is a collection of exercises and activities which involve the use of resources found in the everyday environment of adults, relate to adult coping skills, and provide students with practice in language and computation. Following a brief introduction and discussion of adult learners and their teachers, the remainder of the content is in thirty sections varying in length (from one to nineteen pages), each one including a discussion of how a specific resource material can be used for student learning, several student exercises and activities involving the use of this resource, copies or illustrations of the resource material, and worksheets (when appropriate). The titles of these sections and some of their subdivisions are as follows: Applications (Job Application), Brochures (Driver's Manual), Calendars, Catalogs, Charts (Emergency Information), Containers, Directions (Patterns), Display Ads (Grocery Ads), Environment, Food (Cookbooks), Games, Labels (Food Labels), Letters, Magazines, Maps, Measures, Media, Menus, Money (Bank Statements), Music, Newspapers, Objects, Occupant Mail, Paper, People (Language Experience), Pictures (Comics and Cartoons), Signs, Tape Recorders and Typewriters, Telephone Book, and Words (Word Lists). Suggestions and forms for assessing the competency level and interests of students, resource sources, and a summary of adult performance level objectives are appended. (EM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Adult Education Service.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.
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