ERIC Number: ED394360
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Classroom Considerations: A Practical Guide To Teaching Beginning Language and Literacy.
Herbert, Pia, Ed.; McFeeter, Jan, Ed.
This guide reports on classroom research conducted by experienced teachers of adult basic education students of limited English and/or native language literacy. Most chapters are illustrated with excerpts from instructional materials, and provide practical information about classroom techniques and activities. Chapters include: "Introduction" (Christine Howell); "Designing Materials" (Jenny Ramm); "Developing Map Reading Skills" (Linda Achren); "Catering for Beginning ESL Learners in Mixed-Ability Classes" (Margaret Huntington); "Preparing a Unit of Work" (Jenny Green); "Recycling Activities" (Lilliana Hajncl) [Note: this name is spelled three different ways in the book]; "Adapting Teaching Strategies" (Anne Badenhorst); and "A Class Report" (Lilliana Hajncl). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Introductory Courses, Literacy Education, Map Skills, Material Development, Multilevel Classes (Second Language Instruction), Recycling, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Adult Migrant Education Services, Victoria (Australia).