ERIC Number: ED416415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Ideas That Work in ABE Family Literacy.
Northwest Regional Literacy Resource Center, Seattle, WA.
This guide provides a work-in-progress family literacy curriculum. The materials are intended to be adapted to fit the parents in the specific setting. Each of 14 sections contains a number of activities that support the following ideas: documenting parents as the first teachers of their children using family portfolios; parent support time; parents as disciplinarians; parents and children interacting together; developmentally appropriate activities for parents and children; parents and children discovering who they are; parents being in charge of their own self-esteem; parents as the first teachers of their children; health and nutrition; parents and children designing family rules that work; family literacy programs: a handbook sample; using technology tools; documenting parenting skills changes; and some tools used in Oregon, 1995-96. The first page in each section provides a list of competencies covered, materials needed, estimated class size, and description of activity. Attachments in each section contain the following: instructional materials; surveys; checklists; guidelines; handouts; transparency masters; worksheets; and booklets. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Literacy, Child Development, Discipline, Educational Technology, Family Health, Family Literacy, High School Equivalency Programs, Literacy Education, Nutrition, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills, Parents as Teachers, Portfolio Assessment, Prereading Experience, Self Concept, Self Esteem
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Office of Community Coll. Services.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Literacy Resource Center, Seattle, WA.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests