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GED Testing Service, 2017
The GED® test was built from the ground up to give students a test that measures the skills they need to succeed. The test focuses on the foundational knowledge and skills needed for career- and college-readiness, so colleges and employers know that students who pass the GED® test have the skills to excel on the job or in the classroom. This…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Equivalency Tests, Test Preparation, Career Readiness
Grinder, Elisabeth L.; Toso, Blaire Willson – Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, 2012
Parent involvement in children's language and literacy development is a continuum. Parents enhance their newborn baby's language and vocabulary growth, whereas with older children parents are involved in school and provide support by engaging in learning activities such as assisting with homework. Parent involvement is an important part of…
Descriptors: Interaction, Literacy Education, Language Acquisition, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Fosnot, Catherine Twomey; Jacob, Bill – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
This book provides a landscape of learning that helps teachers recognize, support, and celebrate their students' capacity to structure their worlds algebraically. It identifies the models, contexts, and landmarks that facilitate algebraic thinking in young students and provides insightful and practical methods for teachers, math supervisors, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Investigations, Number Systems
CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (NJ1), 2009
Since its inception, the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) has focused on teaching and assessing basic skills in contexts that are relevant and important to adult learners. CASAS has developed and continues to refine a highly formalized hierarchy of competencies, the application of basic skills that adults need to be fully…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Competence, Academic Standards
Maryland State Department of Education, 2008
This document was developed to provide action steps that can be taken by teachers, parents, administrators, and students themselves to develop the personal, cognitive, and social dimensions of students. These advocates are identified in "The Holistic Learner Framework: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Accelerating the Achievement of Low…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Student Improvement
Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment