ERIC Number: ED359828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Capitalizing on Culture through Competency-Based Adult Education.
Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL.
Characteristics of Hispanic, African American, Jamaican, and Haitian students, the most prevalent minority groups in the adult school population in Polk County, Florida, are described in this resource book. The book, which is intended to supplement staff development in cultural diversity and to help implement classroom strategies for reaching all learners, includes strategies for reaching each of the four minority group students, and suggests intended outcomes and learning activities for English, social studies, mathematics, science, and business. (Contains 7 references.) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (LB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Black Students, Business Education, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, English (Second Language), Haitians, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Instruction, Minority Groups, Science Education, Social Studies, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Adult/Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida