ERIC Number: ED434249
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Merson, Martha, Ed.; Reuys, Steve, Ed.
Connections: A Journal of Adult Literacy, v8 Sum 1999
Following an introduction on "Taking Risks" (Martha Merson), this journal contains 11 articles on taking risks in teaching adult literacy, mostly by educators in the Boston area. The following are included: "My Dreams Are Bigger than My Fears Now" (Sharon Carey); "Making a Pitch for Poetry in ABE [Adult Basic Education]" (Marie Hassett); "Putting Lesbian and Gay Families in the Picture" (Charissa Ahlstrom); "Can I Keep This Book?" (Martha Merson); "Just Listen" (Adam Ross); "Discourse and Change: Working through Domestic Violence with Learners" (Anson Green); "Women Write a Reader's Theater Based on 'Push'" (Kate Power); "Personal Connections" (Dianne Roy); "Read for Change" (Joanne Arnaud); "Reading Whole Books in ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)" (Felipe Vaquerano); "Reading for Love (and Learning)" (Nancy Teel); and "'Seeing' the Essay" (Christine Luth). Notes about the authors are included in the issue. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy Resource Inst., Boston, MA.; System for Adult Basic Education Support, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts (Boston)