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James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2003
This guide presents reading-focused learning projects and accompanying inquiry activities to help students pass the language arts/reading portion of the General Education Development (GED) Test 2002. Section 1 relates GED as project to the reading portion of the GED and explains how inquiry activities used Official GED Reading Practice Test…
Descriptors: Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials, Language Arts
James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2003
This guide presents writing-focused learning projects and accompanying inquiry activities to help students pass the language arts/writing portion of the General Education Development(GED) Test 2002. The Introduction relates GED as project to the writing portion of the GED and explains how inquiry activities used Official GED Reading Practice Test…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Evaluative Thinking, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials
James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2002
This guide presents math-focused learning projects and accompanying inquiry activities to help students pass the math portion of the GED 2002. It is Volume 2 of a proposed four-volume series; Volume 1 describing the concept of the GED as project is also available. Section 1 relates GED as project to the math portion of the GED and explains how…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Algebra, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2002
This guide describes development of the problem-based approach of GED as project. It is Volume 1 of a proposed four-volume series. Section 1 describes the concept of GED as project, thinking and problem solving, successful intelligence, and integration of content and skills. Section 2 covers GED as project implementation using learning projects…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
Northwest Regional Literacy Resource Center, Seattle, WA. – 1997
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;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Literacy, Child Development
Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center. – 1998
This guide provides ideas for using the book, "Anthony Burns," by Virginia Hamilton, in adult General Educational Development classes. The book tells the story of a slave who escaped to freedom, but because of the Fugitive Slave Act was returned to slavery until a benefactor bought his freedom. The paper first discusses general ideas for…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Black History, Childrens Literature
Tubman, Alan – 1993
Developed as a teaching aid for a General Educational Development (GED) preparation class, this essay writing guide gives students the tools they need to develop and organize ideas for writing an essay with confidence. By following a sequential procedure in this very structured approach, students learn to turn out a well-organized essay. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Essays, High School Equivalency Programs, Writing Assignments
Sharma, Shobha; Escalona, Margaret Boyter – 1996
This curriculum guide was developed as part of the Worker Education Program for workers in the garment industry. The program was jointly developed by the workers, their employer, their union, and Northeastern Illinois University. It contains the materials required to teach a course to help Spanish-speaking individuals pass the General Educational…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques
Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville. – 1998
This workbook, one of six professional development manuals prepared by experienced General Educational Development (GED) instructors, is designed to assist the instructor setting up and operating a GED classroom. A pretest and posttest appear first. Each of the units begins with a list of objectives and then provides instructional material. Unit 1…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Students
Robson, Rosalie; Barreiro, Mathilda – 1989
This guide was developed to help teachers prepare adult students for the essay writing section of the General Educational Development (GED) tests. It informs teachers of what is expected of students on the essay section of the GED examination, and leads them through the writing process in preparation for teaching students how to write an essay.…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Coherence, Cohesion (Written Composition), Essay Tests
Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. l2, New Oxford, PA. – 1987
An instructors' manual describing the "Write-Now" approach to teaching writing to adult students preparing for the General Educational Development (GED) test together with a final report describing the project that developed the manual is presented. Topics covered in the 16 chapters of the manual include the following: what we believe…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Educational Resources, High School Equivalency Programs
Vucinich, Janet; And Others – 1989
This handbook provides General Educational Development (GED) teachers with information on critical thinking and teaching ideas to support a commitment to the idea of critical thinking as an essential tool for adult basic education (ABE) students. The importance of critical thinking skills for GED students is emphasized. Sample questions from the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Critical Thinking, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Dept. of Educational Administration. – 1987
This professional development package is designed to assist General Educational Development (GED) instructors in developing teaching skills to help them prepare students for the written essay part of the new GED exam. An introduction discusses some research and theory that support collaborative teaching situations that most efficiently and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, High School Equivalency Programs, Inservice Teacher Education
Vucinich, Janet; O'Conlin, Michaele – 1988
This handbook is intended to provide teachers with background information about the writing skills needed by General Educational Development (GED) students as well as practical instructional activities for use in the adult basic education/GED classroom. A guide to using the ideabook explains the POWER format that involves Prewriting, Organizing,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, High School Equivalency Programs, Learning Activities
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center. – 1988
This document was developed as a resource for teacher trainers and adult educators who are teaching writing to adults. It has been designed to provide suggested intended learning outcomes, instructional strategies, and resources in an easy-to-use format. Most of the document is a chart that lists 10 intended learning outcomes, with parallel…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
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