ERIC Number: ED373265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reflections. An Anthology of Selections from the "All Write News," the Newsletter of the Adult Literacy Resource Institute.
Reuys, Steve, Ed.
This document is an anthology containing 33 articles originally published in the Boston Adult Literacy Initiative's newsletter, "All Write News" during the past 10 years. The articles were chosen to deal with a wide variety of topics, to balance theory and practice, to include materials from all the years, and to include articles that have not already been reprinted elsewhere. The following articles are included, organized in 11 categories: "Some Notes on the Politics of Literacy" (Gary Hicks); "To Speak Out, Read, Listen and Thrive" (Marty Duncan); "Literacy Work in Nicaragua and the U.S." (Barbara Neumann); "Of Canoes and Tall Ships: Some Thoughts on the Quincentenary" (Maria Gonzalez); "A View of Critical Thinking" (Barbara Neumann); "Linking Basic Skills and Job Training" (David Rosen); "Thoughts on 'Cultural Literacy'" (Steve Reuys); "Why I Stop in at Drop-In" (Christine James); "English into Action: Teaching ESL [English as a Second Language] and ABE [Adult Basic Education] through Drama" (Paula Ressler); "Learning from Students: A Video Project in Workplace ESL" (Robin Reale); "Breaking the Waiting List Logjam: Training Peer Tutors for ESL" (Roger Hooper); "Students and Teachers: Creating an Alliance" (Mattie Wheeler, Ada Cherry, Vicky Nunez, and Greg Leeds); "Participatory Education in Practice" (Lenore Balliro); "Programs Promote Student Involvement" (Eileen Barry, Tina Kluetmeier, Martha Merson, and Anna Taylor); "The On-going Debate in Literacy and Reading" (Steve Reuys); "Relevant Reading for Adult Students" (Nandi Attya); "Singing the Red Pen Blues: Ideas for Teaching Writing" (Gail Hart and Janet Stein); "Of Ducks, Experience, and Reading: A Bilingual ESL Project" (Frank Smith); "Sharing Strategies on ESL Survival Literacy" (Patricia Ryan); "Helping Students Become Storytellers" (Gregory A. Goodmacher); "Left Tongue/Right Tongue" (Tomas Mario Kalmar); "Thoughts on Survival ESL" (John Croes); "Shoes, Glorious Shoes: A Teaching Strategy" (Charlotte B. Knox); "Sharing Strategies: Math Word Problems" (Mary Jane Schmitt); "Why I Hate Story Problems" (David J. Rosen); "Math Notes: Did You Know...?" (Helen Jones); "For ABE Teachers and Students: Tests that Don't Defeat" (Greg Leeds); "An Experiment in Evaluation" (Andy Nash); "Performance Testing" (Shelley Ruocco); "Teachers Visiting Teachers: An Experiment in Classroom Observation" (Lenore Balliro); "At the Y: A Program-Based Staff Development Project" (Shelley Bertolino); "Adult Literacy Teacher Concerns" (Kimberly Gerould); and "Organizing an Adult Ed. Union" (Rhonda Seidman, Lisa Schwartz, and Barbara Neumann). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Bilingual Education, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Job Skills, Literacy Education, Mathematics Instruction, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Tests
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Boston Mayor's Office of Jobs and Community Services, MA.; Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Adult Education.; Massachusetts State Higher Education Coordinating Council, Boston.
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy Resource Inst., Boston, MA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Published to commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of the Boston Adult Literacy Initiative.