ERIC Number: EJ614008
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Swords and Pens. What the Military Can Show Us about Teaching Basic Skills to Young Adults.
Sticht, Thomas G.
American Educator, v24 n3 p8-10,43 Fall 2000
Describes how the military fights against illiteracy, suggesting military methods are useful in teaching young adult civilians. Highlights: the origins of functional context education in the military; work toward literacy in the Vietnam war era; applications to teaching civilians; and the K-12 education system. Functional context education can help meet the nation's need for more effective youth and adult education. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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