ERIC Number: ED482748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
EL Civics "How-To" Manual: English Literacy and Civics Education.
Bronx Community Coll., NY.
This manual provides information about setting up and running an English literacy (EL) Civics program, based on the experience of one urban literacy program. Part 1, "Establishing and Managing an English Literacy and Civics Understanding Program," includes the following: (1) "Getting Started" (planning, goals and objectives, staffing, and gathering resources); (2) "Student Support" (recruitment; intake, assessment, registration, and placement and counseling in an EL civics program); and (3) "Program Management" (collaboration and community involvement, guest speakers, staff development, student accountability, and evaluation). Part 2, "Curriculum Development," includes a framework for CL civics instruction and civics content. Part 3, "Instructional Strategies," focuses on contextualization, field trips, planning a lesson/cycle, selected model lesson, career counseling as an instructional segment, and integration of technology. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education.) (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Bronx Community Coll., NY.