ERIC Number: ED255775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Innovative Materials for High Risk ABE Students.
Connett, Dian; Rathburn, Rene
This resource book contains innovative group activities, units of instruction, writing packets, and math activities that were developed to serve high-risk adult basic education (ABE) students. Included in the first section are units of study dealing with the following topics: Oregon history, personal health issues, controversial issues in science, exploration of local environments, art, minority cultural awareness, and aging in our society. The next section consists of series of group activities addressing the following areas: values clarification and getting acquainted activities, critical thinking and problem-solving activities, challenges, and quiet reading. A set of math assessment tests, skills checklists, and posttests are provided. Concluding the book are activities and suggested strategies for helping students master the following writing skills: journal writing, grammar, spelling, and creative writing. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Aging (Individuals), Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Coping, Critical Thinking, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Educational Strategies, Group Instruction, Guidelines, High Risk Students, Individual Needs, Individualized Instruction, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Minority Groups, Problem Solving, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Values Clarification, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Authoring Institution: Clackamas Community Coll., Oregon City, OR.