ERIC Number: EJ460672
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Relevance of History in Teaching Basic Education.
Literacy Harvest, v2 n1 p8-10 Win 1993
Knowing and learning about students' lives are an essential part of teaching reading to adults. Student journals provide a way for teachers to know and respond to students' personal histories. Adult learners must value themselves and the knowledge they already possess in adult basic education and other realms. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Adults, Autobiographies, Cultural Awareness, Holistic Approach, Journal Writing, Knowledge Level, Life Events, Personal Narratives, Prior Learning, Reading Instruction, Student Journals, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Literacy Assistance Center, Inc., 15 Dutch St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038.