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Content: Adult and Family Education 2005-2006 Catalog Southern Colorado Literacy Resource Center Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad, Colorado October, 2005 CARE Center for At-Risk Education cde
CONTENTS
This is a listing of materials held by the Southern Colorado Literacy Resource Center (current through October 30, 2005). Within each broad category and subheading, items are listed alphabetically by title. Online address: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeadult/adultSLRCtrinidad.htm
ADULT EDUCATION (professional resources)
Accountability ...................................................................
1
Administration (see also Family Literacy; Workplace Education) ...................
2
At-Risk Students ................................................................
4
Colorado ..........................................................................
5
Corrections .......................................................................
6
Funding ...........................................................................
6
Leadership ........................................................................
7
Recruitment and Retention ...................................................
9
Staff Development (see also Family Literacy) ....................................
10
Communication .........................................................
10
Teaching ...............................................................
12
Teacher Resources ..............................................................
16
Theory and Research (see also Family Literacy) ...............................
17
ASSESSMENT AND TESTING (see also Family Literacy) ....................
22
BASIC EDUCATION (Grade levels 0-7.9) ..........................................
24
Health .............................................................................
25
Language Arts)...................................................................
27
(see also Reading; ESL/Literacy;, Family Literacy/Reading;Family Literacy/Spanish/Reading)
Reading ................................................................
30
Writing .................................................................
32
Life Skills .........................................................................
34
Forms ...................................................................
35
Money ..................................................................
36
Visual Information ...................................................
36
Math ................................................................................
37
Science ..............................................................................
41
Social Studies ....................................................................
41
Workforce Training (see also Workplace Studies) ...............................
43
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE .................................
44
(See also Basic Education; GED; Workplace Studies; Technology)
Citizenship ........................................................................
45
Literacy (see also Basic Education; Literacy) .......................................47
Multicultural Education ........................................................
47
Pronunciation .....................................................................
48
Reference ..........................................................................
49
Staff Development and Training .............................................
50
Teacher Resources ..............................................................
57
Activities ................................................................
59
Grammar ...............................................................
62
Multilevel ...............................................................
63
Writing ..................................................................
63
Textbooks
Academic Reading & Writing ......................................
64
American Culture .....................................................
65
General ..................................................................
65
Grammar ...............................................................
69
Life Skills ...............................................................
71
Reading & Writing ...................................................
72
Social Studies ..........................................................
75
Speaking & Listening ................................................
75
TOEFL ..................................................................
77
Vocabulary .............................................................
77
Workforce Training (See also Workplace Studies; Basic Education) ................
78
FAMILY LITERACY
Administration (See also Adult Education) ........................................
80
Assessment (See also Assessment and Testing) ......................................
85
Curricula .........................................................................
86
Early Childhood Development ...............................................
90
Health .............................................................................
94
Home and School ...............................................................
96
Home Learning Activities ....................................................
100
Multicultural Education .......................................................
103
Parenting .........................................................................
105
Curricula ..............................................................
106
Discipline ...............................................................
106
Infants ..................................................................
108
Relationships ..........................................................
109
Reading (See also Literacy) .........................................................
112
Spanish
Math ....................................................................
115
Parenting ...............................................................
116
Reading .................................................................
118
Social Studies ............................................................ 120
Staff Development and Training (See also Adult Education) ..................
121
Theory and Research (See also Adult Education) .................................
123
GED (Grade levels 8-12; academic subjects, test preparation) .................................
126
Language Arts
Literature ..............................................................
127
Mechanics ..............................................................
128
Writing ..................................................................
129
Math ...............................................................................
133
Science .............................................................................. 139
Social Studies .....................................................................
139
Study Skills ........................................................................ 140
LEARNING DIFFICULTIES ...................................................
141
Children ...........................................................................
143
Reading & Writing .............................................................
145
READING ...............................................................................
146
(see also Basic Education/Language Arts; ESL/Literacy; Family Literacy/Reading)
Professional Development ....................................................
146
Selections ........................................................................
149
Textbooks .......................................................................
155
TECHNOLOGY
Computer Skills ................................................................
157
ESL ...............................................................................
158
Family Literacy ................................................................
158
Language Skills ................................................................
158
Math Skills .....................................................................
159
Professional Development ...................................................
160
Resources .......................................................................
161
WORKPLACE EDUCATION (business/faculty information) ..................
161
Curricula .......................................................................
163
Employment Skills ...........................................................
165
ESL (see also ESL) .................................................................. 167
Welfare to Work ................................................................ 168
WORKPLACE STUDIES (student information)
Communication (verbal, reading, and writing; life skills) ........................
169
General Skills ..................................................................
172
Job Search ......................................................................
174
Math Skills (see also ESL; Basic Education) .......................... ..........
176
Personal Development .......................................................
176
Specific Jobs
Automotive ...........................................................
179
CDL ...................................................................
179
Construction .........................................................
180
Electronics ............................................................
180
Health ..................................................................
180
Manufacturing ........................................................
181
Office Technology ...................................................
181
You are invited to visit the Southern Colorado Literacy Resource Center (404 Mullen Building) on the campus of Trinidad State Junior College to browse the collection. (Call or refer to The Literacy Lifejacket newsletter for office hours.) Users may also request materials by e-mail, fax, or telephone. Materials are circulated via U.S. Mail.
Susan Harris, Coordinator Southern Colorado Literacy Resource Center Trinidad State Junior College 600 Prospect Street Trinidad, CO 81082-2396 Telephone: (719) 846-5471 E-mail: [email protected]
Southern Colorado Literacy Resource Center Adult Education/Accountability
"Am I Being Effective? Evaluation Measures that Make Sense." (video)
Mason, Robert
Ctr for Application of Info
Video w/support sheets covering History of Evaluation, Evaluation Models & Types of Instruments; Reporting.
Accountability [Focus on Basics, Vol. 3, B, June 1999] LC 5251.A26 1999 NCSALL Series of articles on accountability issues in adult education.
2001 1999
Contested Ground: Performance Accountability in Adult Basic Education
Merrifield, Juliet
LC5251 .M47
Nat'l. Ctr. for Study of Adult
Policy paper lays out key issues in performance accountability and presents recommendations for policy and action.
1998
Equipped for the Future: a Reform Agenda for Adult Literacy and Lifelong Learning
Stein, Sondra Gayle
LC151 .S656
NIFL
Reports on efforts to reform national education policy and develop content standards/performance indicators for adult learners.
1997
How Are We Doing? An Inquiry Guide for Adult Education Programs (booklet)
Bingman, Beth and Olga Ebert
NCSALL
Detailed inquiry process adult ed programs may use to identify their goals, state and national goals, how to document them, how parts of the program work toward goals, next steps to be more effective.
2001
Literacy Works: Building State Performance Measurement, Reporting & Improvement
LC5251 .L68
NIFL
Document describes the importance of developing state literacy accountability systems and tells how 4 states are working to implement such systems. (booklet)
1995
Making the Case: Evidence of Program Effectiveness in Schools and Classrooms
Ralph, John
LB2822.75 .R34
US DOE, Ofc. of Ed.
Criteria and guidelines for the U.S. Dept. of Education's program effectiveness panel. Describes how to document evidence of program effectiveness in schools and classrooms.
1988
Page 1 of 181
Outcomes of Participation in Adult Basic Education: The Importance of Learners'
Bingman, Mary Beth, et al
NCSALL
Report concluding that the Workforce Investment Act provides a basis for performance accountability.
2000
Adult Education/Administration
"Next Steps for the Community College" (No. 117 of New Directions for Community
Bers, Trudy H. and Harriott D.
Jossey-Bass
Discusses literature in community colleges, transfer rates, contemporary vocational models, remediation, ESL, learning outcomes, student services, faculty & staff, state governance, key literature.
"U.S. Adult Literacy Program Practice: A Typology ....."
Purcell-Gates, Victoria, et al
NCSALL
A study which describes the distributions of programs across two dimensions: life-contextualized/lifedecontextualized and dialogic/monologic.
Administering Successful Programs for Adults
Galbraith, Michael W.
LC5225 .A34
Krieger Publ. Co.
Provides a practical orientation to the administrative process. Examines the primary elements, functions, and processes of adult education organizations. Helps administrators to enhance skills.
Administrator's Guide to the Adult Education & Family Literacy Act of 1998
Brustein, Michael
KF 4223 .A223
NAEPDC
Guide gives an overview and section-by-section analysis of the AEFLA of 1998. Also includes relevant parts of the Workforce Investment Act.
Adult Literacy Programs: Guidelines for Effectiveness (booklet)
Lord, Jerome E.
LC151 .L67 1994 US Dept. of Education
Report gives guidelines for practices that help ensure success for ABE programs. Addresses characteristics of adult learners, strategies for program services, and effective instructional techniques.
Changes in Learners' Lives One Year after Enrollment in Literacy Programs
Bingman, Mary Beth, et al
NCSALL
Report that concludes that participation in adult basic education positively impacts employment, selfesteem, literacy practices, and community involvement.
Community Relations Guide for Volunteer Literacy Programs
Foster, Holly A. (ed)
Literacy Volunteers of America
Importance of establishing good community relations, creating special events, and how to use various communication tools to increase public awareness and support.
2002 1998 1997 1998 1994 1999
Page 2 of 181
Counseling (Focus on Basics) journal LC5225.C68
NCSALL
Journal addressing issues of counseling: sponsors, social workers, supporting counselors, mind/body/learning approach, building participation in workplace learning programs, in ESOL programs. 2 copies
Empowerment Health Education in Adult Literacy
Hohn, Marcia
RA440.5 .H64
NIFL
Guide describes a project to provide health education to low literate adults using a learner-centered empowerment model. Discusses family violence and cancer education programs.
Findings from a National Survey of State Directors of Adult Education
Rudd, Rima E., et al
NCSALL
Report that indicates that State Directors of Education recognize health education as important to adult education.
Growing Together: Improving Your Literacy Program Through Student Participation
Riecke, Craig
LC151 .527 1994 Literacy Volunteers of America
Explains how to develop a literacy program emphasizing student participation and collaboration. Suggests many activities to involve students more fully and give them more program responsibility.
Integrating Health and Literacy: Adult Educators' Experiences
Rudd, Rima E., et al
NCSALL
Report explaining that adult learning centers provide an important venue for health education, because they serve a hard-to-reach population, and because they offer in-depth study of health issues.
Learning Faster, Learning Smarter
Precure, Agnes
LC 1663.P75
WOW
Guide to Functional Context Education provides a clear, practical resource for program providers to improve services by integrating job skill training and literacy/basic education skills.
Learning Lasts a Lifetime: Report of the CO Business Commission on Adult Basic
Business Comm. on Adult
LC152 .C6 R47
First Impressions, Ofc. of the
Commission report discusses the need for Adult Basic education and outlines eight recommendations intended to improve the provision of adult basic education services in Colorado.
Literacy Skills for the Knowledge Society: Further Results from International Adult LC149.L722 1997 Organization for Economic Report utilizing data from seven countries finding that there are literacy skill gaps in all; includes recommendations.
Planning Instruction for Adult Learners
Cranton, Patricia
LC 5219 .C72
Wall & Emerson
Provides a practical procedure for planning any type of instruction for adults, integrating adult learning theory with the principles of instructional design.
2002 1998 1999 1994 1998 1997 1997 1997 1989
Page 3 of 181
Planning Programs for Adult Learners
Caffarella, Rosemary S.
LC5225 .Aa34
Jossey-Bass Publishers
A practical, step-by-step guide to planning adult education programs. Provides a theoretical framework, hands-on guide, and resource book.
1994
Professional Development for Adult Education Instructors: State Policy Update (binder)
Tolbert, Michelle
National Institute for Literacy
2001
Report including overview, background, survey methods, characteristics of state professional development systems, federally funded resources, conclusion, references, resources, and survey.
Promising Practices for the 21st Century: Winners of the 1996 Awards for Adult LC151 .P76 1997 US Dept of Education Describes 10 award-winning adult education programs and profiles some of their participants. Includes family literacy, workplace literacy, ABE, GED, and ESL programs. (booklet)
1997
Promoting Systemic Change in Adult Education Alamprese, Judith A.
ERIC/ACVE
Explores approaches that states have taken to systemic reform in adult education programs. Discusses the conditions that influence adoption of change strategies.
1998
What We Learned (the hard way) about Supervising Volunteers: An Action Guide...
Lee, Jarene Frances and
HN49.V64L44
Energize, Inc.
Advice & experience of real-life supervisors telling what works & what doesn't & why when supervising volunteers.
1998
Whole Language for Adults: a Guide to Administration and Staff Development
MacKillop, Jane
LB1050.35
New Readers Press
Describes how to create a whole language-based literacy program, including key concepts, practices, materials, and implementation. Part 2 is an intro. teacher's workshop; includes photocopy masters.
1995
Adult Education/At-Risk Students
A Resource Guide for Working with Youth at Risk
Morris, Robert C., ed.
HQ796 .R47
2nd S.W. Conference on
Topics addressed: understanding students at risk; reducing incidence of at-risk; parent/community involvement; reforming delivery systems; strategies for involving at-risk youth; changing the system.
At-Risk Student, The: Answers for Educators
Ogden, Evelyn Hunt
LC4065 .O39
Technomic Pub. Co.
Presents specific guidelines for handling a range of familial, health, and social problems affecting students. Offers school staff procedures to identify problems, respond to crises, and set policy.
1991 1988
Page 4 of 181
Challenging the Potential: Programs for Talented Disadvantaged Youth
Oden, Kelly, Ma, & Weikart
LC 3993.9 .C48
High/Scope
Analyzes 12 program models designed to assist minority or economically disadvantaged youth to complete high school and seek further education.
Using What We Know About At-Risk Youth: Lessons From the Field
Morris, Robert C., ed.
LC4091 .U75
Technomic Publ. Co.
Addresses the problem of students who drop out of school. Discusses why students drop out and describes a number of approaches/programs designed to keep students in school.
Adult Education/Colorado
1992 1994
Community Development in Colorado (booklet)
Weber, Denna
LC5252 .C6
CDE- OAE
Report of the Community Development Project presents a summary of activities of 44 Colorado adult education programs.
1997
Handbook: a Manual for Adult Education Practitioners (ABE and ESL)
LB3060.32 .P6
CDE - OAE
The Handbook serves as an intake and placement guide for the Certificates of Accomplishment for ABE and ESL students.
1997
Partnerships for Educating Colorado Students Colorado Education Goals
Colorado Department of
Examination of 8 goals for educating Colorado students: establishing standards, implementing assessments, aligning curriculum to preceding, preparing educators, beginning education early, etc.
1996
Silent Crisis: Adult Illiteracy in Colorado (booklet)
Gonder, Peggy Odell
LC152 .C6
Colo. Dept of Education
Report of the Colo. Adult Literacy Commission discusses the extent of illiteracy in Colo., current adult education programs, and recommends strategies for change.
1991
Student Accountability and Improvement LB3060.32 .P6
Colo. Dept of Educ., OAE
Information and guidelines for instructors in developing portfolios for ESL students desiring to earn CDE Certificates of Accomplishment.
1997
Violence in Colorado: Trends and Resources Violence Prevention Advisory
Colorado Dept of Public
Comprehensive report addresses aspects of violence in Colorado--including overview, associated risk/resiliency factors, county specific trends, and resource & referral information.
1994
Page 5 of 181
Adult Education/Corrections
Choosing Life Skills Coffey, Osa D.
HV 9285 .C64
Ofc. Of Correctional Ed.
Guide for selecting life skills programs for adult and juvenile offenders. Reviews many commercial texts and series.
1998
F.A.T.H.E.R.S.--Fathers As Teachers: Helping, Encouraging, Reading, Supporting
Curtis, Jane
California State Library
Program Guide for literacy program designed to fit into 3-week Pre-Release classes in California prisons. Uses gift (or library) books to raise consciousness & change father behavior.
1999
Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A National Report (booklet)
Snyder, Howard N. and
Na Center for Juvenile Justice
Booklet discusses characteristics of juvenile population, juvenile victims & offenders, juvenile justice system, juvenile crime/law enforcement & courts, & juveniles in Correctional Facilities.
1995
State Correctional Education Programs: State Policy Update
Tolbert, Michelle
National Institute for Literacy
Report includes overview of criminal justice system, funding sources & laws, prison demographics, instructors, benefits of correctional education, state profiles for Maryland, Ohio & Texas, resources.
2002
Adult Education/Funding
Colorado Grants Guide 2005-2006 Community Resource Center
CRC, Inc.
Includes listings of foundations, corporations, national funders, state agencies, and religious organizations, their areas of interest, and funding requirements. Over 500 pages of information.
Directory of Education Grants Eckstein, Richard M.
Research Grant Guides, Inc.
Profiles 650 foundations awarding education grants to nonprofit organizations. Arranged by state. Includes subject index.
Directory of Operating Grants Eckstein, Richard
Research Grant Guides, Inc.
Identifies more than 800 foundations awarding grants to nonprofit organizations. Arranged by state. Includes subject index.
2004 1996 1998
Page 6 of 181
Finding the Funds (booklet)
Advantage Learning
Booklet detailing existing sources of funding, do-it-yourself fund raisers, and grant-writing made simple.
1999
Grant Writer's Guide, The: How to Become an Expert Grant Writer for Schools and
Karges-Bone, Linda
Good Apple
Simple guide including specific ideas for dealing w/common problems that derail grants, a directory of sources for grants and ways to use the Internet to find more, plus sample grants.
Grants for At-Risk Youth (Fourth Edition) Goddard, Mollie Mudd, ed.
Aspen Publishers, Inc.
Designed to assist grantseekers in the field of at-risk youth in their quest for funding. Contains profiles of nearly 500 private, corporate, community & federal grantmakers, plus advice.
Guide to Proposal Writing (Fourth Edition)
Geever, Jane C.
HG177.5.U6G44
The Foundation Center
Comprehensive instructions incorporating info from interviews w/grantmakers. Furnishes insider tips & expanded guidance on needs section of a proposal & on evaluation. Updated bib & sample proposal
Local Government Grant and Loan Directory HG4028 .C6
Colo. Dept. of Local Affairs
Directory gives information about grants and loans in Colorado.
2000 2002 2004 1998
Adult Education/Leadership
Educational Leadership: Leading from the Inside Out (booklet)
Frenette, Mimi
HD 57.7.F74 1999 Leading Edge Consulting
Workbook for the Educational Leadership Certification Program develops individual leadership style, values, and principles to increase leadership effectiveness and program success.
1999
Enlightened Leadership Oakley, Ed and Doug Krug
HD57.7.o3 1992
Stone Tree Publishing
Offers suggestions for tapping the energy of staff and overcoming resistance to change to facilitate flexibility in the organization.
1992
Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization
Senge, Peter M., et al.
HD58.9 .S465
Doubleday
Discusses how to build a learning organization based on the 5 disciplines: systems thinking, personal mastery, mental models, shared vision, and team learning.
1994
Page 7 of 181
Leadership and the New Science: Learning About Organization From an Orderly
Wheatley, Margaret J.
HD57.7 .W55
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Shows how "new science" - quantum physics and chaos theory - provides insights for transforming leadership, management, and organizations.
Management Skills for New Supervisors [video] Temme, Jim
SkillPath
Video seminar instructs new supervisors in skills such as leadership, motivation, coaching, counseling, planning, implementing, and guiding employees.
Open Space Technology: a User's Guide
Owen, Harrison
HM 133 .O95
Berrett-Koehler Publ.
Guide to facilitating meetings using the open space technology method.
1994 1994 1997
Power of Protocols, The: An Educator's Guide to Better Practice
McDonald, Joseph P., et al
LB3060.285.U6.
Teachers College Press
Describes 30 protocols for conducting meetings, conversations, & other learning experiences among educators--including abbreviated protocols that can be downloaded online.
Power Tools: a Leader's Guide to the Latest Management Thinking
Nirenberg, John
HD31 .N47
Prentice-Hall
Book for leaders and managers presents an explanation of over 100 people-management tools & techniques, and shows why they work & why they fail. A guide to the best practices in management.
Rethinking Leadership in Adult and Continuing Education (journal)
Edelson, Paul J., ed.
LC5251 .R47
Jossey-Bass
Examines shift in thinking about leadership. Leaders are challenged to expand their activities beyond a concern for programs into more knowledge-creating projects.
Vision to Action: A Leadership Skills Development Workbook
Van Fossen & Phelan
HD 6054.3.V26
Leadership guide for women helps leaders to identify a vision, develop a leadership action plan, and practice leadership skills to effect successful policy change.
What Smart Trainers Know: The Secrets from the World's Foremost Experts
Ukens, Lorraine L. (ed.)
HF5549.5.T7
Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer
Covers strategic training & development, assessment & evaluation, training & development design, training & development methods, and employee & organizational development.
Who, Me, Lead a Group? Clarke, Jean Illsley
HD57.7.C54
Parenting Press
Simplified guide offering suggestions for everything from planning to leading a meeting
2003 1997 1992 1994 2001 1998
Page 8 of 181
Adult Education/Recruitment and Retention
Community Relations Guide for Volunteer Literacy Programs
Foster, Holly A., ed.
LC5225 .R24
Literacy Volunteers of America
Explains how to publicize your literacy program. Includes organization of events, speakers, logo design, press releases, interviews, radio and TV spots, newsletters, & more.
1994
Learner Motivation [Focus on Basics, Vol. 2, A, March 1998]
LC 148.5 .L52
NCSALL
Series of articles discuss the issues of learner motivation and student retention in adult education programs.
1998
Media Directory for Nonprofits: a Guide to Radio, TV, and Print (booklet)
PN4867 .M43
CO Asso. of Nonprofit
Lists Colorado radio and television stations and newspapers, with addresses and contact persons. Tells how to publicize an events, write press releases, and deal with bad publicity.
1994
National Forum on Adult Education and Literacy: Views from Adult Learners (booklet)
LC5209 .N38
US Dept. of Education
Report of national literacy forum summarizes comments of adult learners. Topics include participant expectations, program accessibility and structure, and factors influencing persistence/retention.
1997
Persistence Among Adult Basic Education Students in Pre-GED Classes
Comings, John P., et al
NCSALL
Examines persistence and suggests four supports: student goal establishment, self-efficacy, management of forces that help/hinder persistence, and progress toward reaching a goal.
1999
Recruitment and Retention of the Adult Learner (booklet)
Walden, Bobbie L.
LC5225 .R24
AL State Dept. of Educ.
Pamphlet offers suggestions & strategies for recruiting adult learners and retaining them in your program.
1975
Student Retention: Creating Student Success (booklet)
Tracy-Mumford, Fran
LC148.5 .T73
Nat'l Adult Ed. Professional
Report on retention of adult leaners discusses the problem and offers effective strategies and practices to decrease student attrition and support student success.
1994
Successful Brochure Manual for Community Programs (video and binder)
Coates, Julie
Z 246,C62 1997
LERN
Guide helps community programs design more effective brochures. Provides more than 100 ideas to help you attract attention, sell your program, and generate enrollments.
1997
Page 9 of 181
Adult Education/Staff Development
Characteristics and Concerns of Adult Basic Education Teachers, The (booklet)
Smith, Cristine and Judy Hofer
NCSALL
An exploratory study concluding that most urgent issues are lack of preparation of teachers to teach adults and poor working conditions. Includes specific suggestions.
How Teachers Change: A Study of Professional Development in Adult Education
Smith, Cristine, et al
NCSALL
A summary report concluding with recommendations for program directors & states, professional developers, and teachers to make the most of professional development that's offered.
Mindwalk [video]
HD57.7 .M46
Paramount Pictures
A conversation between a physicist, a poet, and a politician demonstrates systems thinking.
2003 2003 1991
Peering in on Peers: Coaching Teachers (booklet)
Cummings, Carol Bradford
LB 1732 .C85
Teaching Inc
Describes the teacher coaching process - giving structures feedback to enable teachers to improve instructional skills.
Planning Literacy and ESL Workshops
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72
New Readers Press
Text helps you to assess your training needs, and then design, conduct, and evaluate tutor and teacher training. Also introduces each of the Training by Design components.
Tasks for Teacher Education: A Reflective Approach
Tanner, Rosie and Catherine
Addison Wesley Longman
Designed for pre-service trainees and ESL instructors; offers observation tasks, journal entries, and microteaching tasks for reflection and evaluation of options.
Teacher Who Couldn't Read, The
Corcoran, John
LA 2317.C635 A3
Focus on the Family
Personal true story told by a man who went through the educational system and became a high school teacher, although he was functionally illiterate--and how he overcame his shame. Cassette, also.
Adult Education/Staff Development/Communication
1985 1996 1998 1994
Page 10 of 181
Advanced Connections: Moving Quality Service Beyond the Basics
Hovland, Michael, et al
Noel-Levitz Centers, Inc
Workbook designed to instruct campus personnel in service skills.
Assertive Communication Skills for Women [audiocassette]
Abiera, Chris
BF 575.A85 A25
SkillPath
This program to improve communication skills teaches how to maintain composure during conflict, persuade and influence others, present ideas with confidence, and resolve differences.
1996
Conflict Management Skills for Women [video] Scofield, Carol
SkillPath
Video seminar demonstrates how to manage conflict in your business and personal life. Learn how to recognize personality types, give and receive feedback, control anger and emotions, and stay calm.
1994
Conflict Resolution Education: a Guide to Implementing programs in Schools. . .
Crawford, Donna K.
LB3013.3 .C72
US Dept. of
Provides background information on conflict resolution education; an overview of 4 widely used, effective approaches; and guidance on how to initiate & implement conflict resolution education.
1996
Dealing with Conflict & Confrontation (videos, audio cassettes, binder)
Rhode, Helga
CareerTrack, Inc
Three video or four audio cassette series exploring problem solving, conflict resolution, and causes, kinds and effects of conflict.
1993
Games Trainers Play: Experiential Learning Exercises
Newstrom, John W.
HM133 .N49
McGraw-Hill
Contains over 100 different activities for trainers to use in teaching a variety of important business skills in fun ways. Includes leadership, problem-solving, cooperation, and communication skills.
1980
Having Something to Say When You Have to Say Something [video]
Horn, Randy
SkillPath
Video guide to giving successful presentations. Includes understanding purpose and audience; ways to add life and interest; effective use of A/V aids; how to organize your materials, and more.
1998
How to Deal with Difficult People
Brinkman, Rick & Kirschner,
HM 132.B75
CareerTrack, Inc.
Four audiocassette set detailing strategies for getting results with hard-to-handle people
1992
How to Deal with Difficult People
Braunstein, Barbara
HM 132.H69
Skillpath Publications
Two video packet w/guide of a live seminar. 2 hours 57 minutes
1994
Page 11 of 181
How to Deal with Difficult People (videos)
Brinkman, Rick & Kirschner,
HM 132.B752
CareerTrack, Inc
Three video series detailing strategies for getting results with hard-to-handle people, with workbook.
1994
How to Manage Conflict Hendricks, William
National Press Publications
A spiral-bound handbook for conflict managers detailing five conflict management styles and when to use each, plus how to handle difficult people.
Interpersonal and Interactive Skills (booklet) Bacon, Terry R.
Self-Management Institute
Handbook for working with/ teaching effective interpersonal communication skills, including influencing with integrity, handling conflict, facilitating group interaction and facilitation techniques.
Playful Activities for Powerful Presentations
Williamson, Bruce
HM 133 .W56
Whole Person Asso.
Spice up your presentation with one of the 40 creative energizers presented. Enhance learning, stimulate communication, promote teamwork, and reduce resistance to group interaction.
Politics for Dummies DeLaney, Ann
JK 1764.D45 1995 IDG Books
Provides practical, easy-to-understand information on everything from campaigns to polls to elections. Learn how things really work in politics and how your voice can make a difference.
Speech Communication for the Classroom Teacher
Cooper, Pamela J.
Gorsuch Scarisbrick
Speech communication for the classroom teacher, covering interpersonal, listening, nonverbal, teacher influence, classroom communication, communication barriers, & systematic observation.
Teamwork: What Must Go Right/What Can Go Wrong
Larson, Carl and Frank M. J.
HD66.L37 1989
Sage Publications
Checklist of principles for team management based on a three-year study of teams and what characteristics effective teams have in common.
Adult Education/Staff Development/Teaching
1991 1994 1993 1995 1988 1989
Adult Learning Methods: A Guide for Effective Instruction
Galbraith, Michael W. (ed.)
LC5215.A349
Krieger Publishing
Comprised of articles addressing "Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning," "Methods and Techniques," and "A Future Perspective."
1990
Page 12 of 181
American Education: an Introduction to Teaching
Johansen, John H.
LB1775 .J54
Wm. C. Brown
Teaching text covers the teaching profession, effective practices, education in the US, the learning process, and the organization & governance of public education.
1990
Changing the Rules [video]
QA135.5 C52
New Readers Press
Demonstrates 4 key ideas to improve adult basic mathematics instruction. Includes rethinking assessment, overcoming math anxiety, real-life math activities, and students' comments--w/viewers' guides
Concepts and Choices for Teaching: Meeting the Challenges in Higher Education
Timpson, William M. and Paul
LB2331.T48
Magna Publications, Inc.
Discusses theoretical overview of teaching/learning-climate, planning, technology; teaching strategies-preparation, lecture & discussion, encouraging creativity, group learning, mastery learning.
1990 1996
Cooperative Learning Kagan, Spencer
LB 1032 .K25
Kagan Coop. Lrng
Guide to implementing cooperative learning covers cooperative learning theory, methods, lesson designs. Includes numerous student activities and handouts.
1994
Creating Authentic Materials and Activities for the Adult Literacy Classroom
Jacobson, Erik, et. al.
NCSALL
Teaching & training materials: using & learning literacy in context, getting to know students, using authentic materials/activities in the classroom, authentic thematic activities, & assessment.
2003
Delivering Instruction to Adult Learners
Cantor, Jeffrey
LC 5215 .C26
Wall & Emerson
How to teach guide for instructors and trainers, where specific skills must be taught to adults in an efficient and effective manner. Presents practical hands-on techniques.
1992
Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn
Wlodkowski, Raymond J.
LB 1065.W56
Jossey-Bass
Explores the factors that trigger student motivation and shows how teachers can create learning environments that stimulate motivation to learn.
1999
Groupwork in Diverse Classrooms: A Casebook for Educators
Shulman, Judith et al (eds)
LB1032.G769
Teachers College Press
Utilizes case studies to discuss groupwork issues such as organization of the classroom, learning tasks, equal access & participation, assessment, & facilitating interactions.
1998
Guide for Planning and Implementing Instruction for Adults: A Theme-Based Approach
Dirkx, John M. & Prenger,
LC 5219.D592
Jossey-Bass Publishers
A guide designed to help program directors and instructors integrate academic competencies themes that are relevant to the experiences and life contexts of their adult learners.
1997
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How to Teach Adults Draves, William A.
LC5215 .D79
Learning Res. Network
Includes chapters on how adults learn, preparing the course, measuring results, discovering & involving participants, energizing the learning environment, evaluations, & learning in the 21st century.
How to Teach Adults [video] Draves, William A.
LC5215 .H792
Learning Res. Network
Draves discusses how to discover your participants, involve learners, vary teaching techniques, and energize the learning environment.
How to Teach Adults in One Hour (booklet)
Draves, William A.
LC5215 .D795
Learning Res. Network
Discusses how to present an effective short educational session, including assessing your audience, designing program content, involving participants, and making dynamic visual aids.
Individualizing Instruction: Making Learning Personal, Empowering, and Successful
Hiemstra, Roger & Burton
LB 1031 .H54
Jossey-Bass
Presents a comprehensive, how-to guide for planning, organizing, and implementing an effective personalized process for instructing adults to help them achieve their full learning potential.
Introduction to the Ten Critical Points: Wilson Language Training (video) Wilson Language Training First (sample) of a six video series. 70 minutes
1997 1989 1988 1990 1999
Learning Style Perspectives: Impact in the Classroom
Sarasin, Lynne Celli
LB1060.S27 1999 Atwood Publishing
Discusses overview of learning styles, postsecondary students and learning styles; auditory, visual, and tactile learners, and the significance of learning styles research & implications for teaching.
1999
Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults
Vella, Jane
LC5225.L42V45
Jossey-Bass
A practical approach to twelve principles of adult learning that transcend cultural differences with dialogue.
1994
Learning to Teach: Training of Trainers Vella, Jane
Save the Children
Training manual for adult educators emphasizes participatory learning methods and a learner-centered approach. Includes materials, handouts, etc. for 25 sessions.
1989
Learning to Think, Learning to Learn Cromley, Jennifer
NIFL
An exploration of what the science of thinking and learning has to offer adult education, including 18 fact sheets on learning & thinking--each w/set of lesson ideas-- articles, bibliog, glossary
2000
Page 14 of 181
Mathematics Instruction [Focus on Basics, Vol. 4 B, September 2000]
QA 135.5.M38
NCSALL
Discusses a theoretical background for mathematics instruction, dealing with learning disabilities specific to math, and beginning math for beginning readers.
2000
Mentor: Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners
Daloz, Laurent A.
LC5225.M45
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Perspectives for understanding adult learners and suggestions of concrete and practical ways to enhance their experience more effectively.
1999
Multiple Intelligences and Adult Literacy: A Sourcebook for Practitioners
Viens, Julie and Silja
LC149.7 .M85
Teachers College Press
An overview of multiple intelligences theory w/ concrete examples from adult education of how teachers used theory in lessons/activities for language, math, and science classes
2003
Planning and Implementing Integrated Theme-Based Instruction (binder)
Dirkx, John M.
LC5219 .D59
NE Inst. for Study of Adult
Describes how to implement theme-based instruction in your program. Includes identifying and planning theme units, instructional strategies, assessment, examples, and resources.
1995
Preparing Teachers for Cultural Diversity
King, Joyce E. et al. (eds)
LB1715.P734
Teachers College Press
Identifies the competence, skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to teach diverse populations effectively and equitably.
1997
Professional Educator: a New Introduction to Teaching and Schools
Myers, Charles B.
LB1025.3 .M94
Wadsworth Publishing
Education text provides a realistic look at the teaching profession. Through classroom episodes, case studies, and discussion of education issues, teaches classroom skills and research application.
1995
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and
Kohn, Alfie
BF 505.R48 K65
Houghton Mifflin
Discusses the evolution of rewards, the case against using rewards, and how to implement authentic motivation for learning.
1993
Teaching for Thinking: Theory, Strategies, & Activities for the Classroom
Raths, Louis, et al
LB1590.3.T43
Teachers College Press
Offers specific recommendations & practical suggestions on how to implement critical thinking through classroom applications--both elementary & secondary levels
1986
Teaching the SCANS Competencies LC 1035.6 .S56
U.S. Dept. of Labor
Document defines the 5 SCANS competencies, including examples of tasks or performances that illustrate the use of each skill, and offers examples of innovative educational methods.
1993
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The Beat Goes On: Mixing Mass Media & Pop Culture into Modern Adult Ed Curriculum Janosik, Mary Ann Downlink video w/support materials from 2/21/01 offering ways to mix mass media and pop culture into modern adult education
2001
Training Through Dialogue: Promoting Effective Learning and Change with Adults
Vella, Jane
LC5225.T4V45
Jossey-Bass
Education Model: learners' participation naming content, mutual respect, dialogue, achievement-based objectives, small group work, visual & psycho-motor involvement, accountability, learning by doing.
1995
Working with Adult Learners Cranton, Patricia
LC 5215 .C73
Wall & Emerson
Provides practical information for adult educators, fostering an awareness of the complexity of adult education and its theoretical framework; promotes self-directed student learning.
1992
Adult Education/Teacher Resources
Civic Participation and Community Action Sourcebook: A Resource for Adult Educators
Nash, Andy (ed.)
New England Literacy
1999
A sourcebook designed to prepare people to participate in the decisions of their communities w/subheadings such as Finding Connections to Communities and Issues & Holding Decision-Makers Accountable
Colorado Education & Library Directory L 903 .C6 C59
CDE
1998
Guide to libraries and schools in Colorado.
Colorado School Laws 2002 Colorado Dept of Education
KFC2190.A3 2002
Compilation of the laws that govern public schools in Colorado
CDE
2002
Copyright Primer for Librarians and Educators
Bruwelheide, Janis H.
KF2995 .R4 1995
Amer. Library Asso.
Guide provides teachers and librarians with clear, concise information on copyright law.
1995
Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life
Fritz, Robert
BF408 .F85 1989 Ballantine
Teaches the creative process, choosing and creating what you truly love. Explains the stages of the creative cycle: germination, assimilation, and completion. Discusses conscious decision-making.
1989
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Adult Education/Theory and Research
"I Did It for Myself" Studying Efforts to Increase Adult Student Persistence in Library
Comings, John P. et al
Manpower Demonstration
Report on 3-yr study of implementation and effectiveness of strategies to increase student persistence in adult literacy programs of five public libraries
2001
"I've Come a Long Way:" Learner-Identified Outcomes of Participation in Adult Literacy
Bingman, Mary Beth
NCSALL
2000
Report concluding that participating adults were self-reliant people who valued their children's education and that outcomes of literacy programs are diverse and determined by the individual's life.
"One Day I Will Make It": A Study of Adult Student Persistence in Library Literacy
Porter, Kristin, et al
MDRC
Final report from 4-yr study showing library literacy programs should accommodate intermittant participation by adult students & need to build networks w/social service providers.
2005
Adult Educators' Perceptions of Health Issues and Topics in Adult Basic Education
Rudd, Rima E. & Moeykens,
NCSALL
Report of survey of adult basic educators' perceptions and experiences with health issues and topics in adult education classes.
1999
Adult Learning Quarterly (newsletter)
KET/The Kentucky Network
Newsletter w/articles that "...examine methods & technologies; explore locations & applications; and feature leaders who find successful, innovative ways to reach adult learners using KET materials."
Adult Literacy in America Kirsch, Irwin S.
LC151 .Ad865
A first look at the results of the National Adult Literacy Survey.
US Dept. of Educ.
1993
Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: volume 1
Comings, John, et al
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Annual report presenting and analyzing the research literature and best practices concerning adult learning and literacy.
Classroom Dynamics in Adult Literacy Education Beder, Hal and Patsy Medina
NCSALL
Report notes a dearth of teachers systematically assessing learner's needs or evaluating whether instruction was meeting needs and concludes that professional development is vital.
2000 2001
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Cognitive Skills Matter in the Labor Market, Even for School Dropouts
Tyler, John H., et al
NCSALL
Report finding that average annual earnings for young dropouts are low, but that skills are an important determinant of earnings.
2000
Connecting Practitioners and Researchers: An Evaluation of NCSALL'S
Smith, Cristine, et al
NCSALL
Evaluates NCSALL's PDRN. Implications: professional development activities, policy-setting activities, practitioner/state involvement & avenues for input into national research. Also a report summary
2002
Contested Ground: Performance Accountability in Adult Basic Education
Merrifield, Juliet
NCSALL
Report suggesting that the concept of performance is useful in accountability but needs expansion and clarification. (booklet)
1998
Documenting Outcomes for Learners and Their Communities
Bingman, Mary Beth w/Olga
NCSALL
A report on the Documenting Outcomes Project concluding states should use participatory processes to build consensus on goals & to design flexible outcomes measurements.
2002
English Literacy and Civics Education for Adult Learners: Special Policy Update
Tolbert, Michelle
National Institute for Literacy
Report includes federal legislation, Literacy/civics instruction in the US, characteristics of learner population, instructional approaches, demonstration projects, resources.
2001
Equipped for the Future: a Customer-Driven Vision for Adult Literacy & Lifelong
Stein, Sondra Gayle
LC151 .S656
Nat'l Inst. for Literacy
Research report describes results of a national survey of adult learners to define what it means to be literate, compete in a global economy, and exercise the rights of citizenship.
1995
First Five Years, The: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy NCSALL Program evaluation 1996-2001 suggesting redefinition of literacy, better connection of practice, policy, & research, and more.
2002
First-Level Learners ([Focus on Basics, Vol. 5 A, August 2001] journal
LC 5225.R4 F58
NCSALL
Techniques, theory, and neurobiology involved in teaching beginning-level reading to adults.
2001
Functional Context Education: a Primer for Program Providers
Sticht, Thomas G.
LB5219 .S85
Wider Opportunities for
Describes the functional context approach to adult education, in which basic skills are taught within a context ( i.e. parenting or workplace) in which learning is based on student goals.
1992
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Jump Start: The Federal Role in Adult Literacy Chisman, Forrest P.
Southport Institute for Policy
Report summarizing the findings of the Project on Adult Literacy that the problem must be addressed immediately.
1989
Learner-Centered Classroom and School
McCombs, Barbara L.
LB 1060.M4
Jossey-Bass
Provides a comprehensive review of the research and theory on learning and motivation; offers practical strategies to implement a learner-centered approach in the classroom.
1997
Learning from Research [Focus on Basics, Vol. 4 A, March 2000] journal
LC 148.5.L54
NCSALL
Explores pathways indicated by research in helping adults persist, effects of goal-setting, informed educational choices, impact of cognitive skills in the labor market, and writing/speaking skills.
2000
Learning from Teacher Research
Loughran, John, et al (eds)
LB1028 L33 2002
Teachers College Press
Teacher research group from Australia discuss motivating unwilling students, helping students to write well, using homework effectively, & matching assessment to teaching strategies.
2002
Learning In Adulthood Merriam & Caffarella
LC 5225.L42
Jossey-Bass
Provides an informed overview of adult learning issues and current research. Covers learning context, theory-building within adult learning, and the challenge of social and ethical issues.
1999
Life at the Margins: Literacy, Language & Technology in Everyday Life
Merrifield, Juliet
LC 152 .A66
Teachers College Press
Develops an understanding of literacy and illiteracy through the engaging life stories of twelve adults from diverse backgrounds who are living with limited literacy skills.
1997
Literacy for Life: Adult Learners, New Practices
Fingeret, Hanna Arlene
LC 153 .N7 F56
Teachers College Press
Using data-based theory development, examines the process of life change based on in-depth profiles of five adult literacy students. Addresses the role of the environment and community.
1997
Literacy Proficiencies of GED Examinees, The (booklet)
Baldwin, Janet, et. al.
Am Council on Ed & Ed
Booklet offers results of the GED-NALS Comparison Study. Concludes that passing the GED certifies the attainment of high-school level academic skills; found disparity in literacy levels of students.
1995
Literate Systems and Individual Lives: Perspectives on Literacy and Schooling
Jennings, Edward M. & Alan
LC149.L89
State University of New York
Includes discussions of literacy from society's perspective, from the individual's perspective, and the dilemma of the school.
1991
Page 19 of 181
Living with It: Federal Policy Implementation in Adult Basic Education (booklet)
Belzer, Alisa
NCSALL
A study that gathered data from 6 states on practitioners' perceptions of how WIA and welfare reform changed their practices, providing hypotheses helpful for policy discussions & future initiatives.
2003
Modern Practice of Adult Education: from Pedagogy to Andragogy (rev.)
Knowles, Malcolm
LC 5215,K78
Cambridge Adult Ed.
Guide to the theory and practice of adult education is a resource for self-directed learning. Explains modern practice, the concept of lifelong learning, teaching techniques, and program planning.
1980
National Education Goals Report: Building a Nation of Learners, 1997 (booklet)
Nat'l Educ. Goals Panel
L112 .N375 1997 NEGP
Statistical report gives state-by-state report on performance on each of the eight national education goals, including Goal 6: Adult Literacy and Lifelong Learning.
1997
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Jossey-Bass Ongoing series of volumes, each with a different subject. Inquire about availability of individual volumes.
New Skills for a New Economy: Adult Education's Key Role in Sustaining Economic Massachusetts Institute for a An examination of adult education in Massachusetts finding that over a million citizens lack necessary skills, the ABE system is well-positioned to help, ABE is effective, & ways to improve ABE
Open to Interpretation: Multiple Intelligences Theory in Adult Literacy Education
Kallenbach, Silja and Julie
NCSALL
Contends that intelligence is pluralistic, that the eight intelligences operate in combination, and that individuals have a unique profile. Discusses how MI theory can be used in adult literacy ed.
Our Nation on the Fault Line: Hispanic American Education
Guzman, Ana, chair
US DOE
Report analyzes the current status of Hispanic American educational attainment and suggests efforts that need to be made to promote high-quality education for Hispanic Americans.
Outcomes and Impacts of Adult Literacy Education in the United States (journal)
Beder, Hal
LC 5251 .B42
NCSALL
Study reports on the effectiveness of adult literacy education in terms of outcomes and impacts. Presents analysis of national and state studies as to its effectiveness for individuals and families.
Overview of Medical and Public Health Literature Addressing Literacy Issues:
Rudd, Rima E., et al
NCSALL
Annotated bibliography
2000 2002 1998 1999 2000
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Practitioners Speak: Contributing to a Research Agenda for Adult Basic Education
LC 5225 .R47
NCSALL
Reports on results of focus groups to identify the issues of greatest importance to ABE practitioners as topics for future research.
1998
Profession and Practice of Adult Education
Merriam, Sharan B.
LC5215 .M57
Jossey-Bass
Discusses the foundations of adult education, educational providers, concepts of adult learning, the global context of adult education, and access to education.
1997
Reading Literacy in the United States: Findings from the IEA Reading Literacy Study
Binkley, Marilyn R.
LC151 .R42
US Dept. of Ed.
Interesting report on finding from an international literacy study. Graphs and text analyze literacy in the U.S., using factors such as family structure, race, income, and school attributes.
1996
Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction
Kruidenier, John
Partnership for Reading
Report concluding that participation in an ABE program can lead to increased reading comprehension, can be improved in most ABE settings, & that more research is needed.
2002
Rethinking Literacy Education: the Critical Need for Practice-Based Change
Quigley, B. Allen
LC151 .Q85
Jossey-Bass
Challenges faulty assumptions and misguided agendas that shaped past literacy efforts. Offers a new view of literacy that starts with the learner.
1997
So I Made Up My Mind: Introducing a Study of Adult Learner Persistance in Library
Comings, John T. & Sondra
DeWitt Wallace-Reader's
A report that discusses reaching adult learners through libraries, studying a library-based literacy initiative, the LILAA Persistance Study, and five library literacy programs
2000
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics HV7245 .S67 Resource Center has 1995 and 1996 vols.
US Dept. of Justice
1996
Standards-Based Education [Focus on Basics, Vol. 3, C, September 1999] journal
LC 5251.S62
NCSALL
Definitions and overview of the role of standards-based education in adult basic education.
1999
State of Literacy in America: Estimates at the Local, State, and National Levels. LC151 .S73 1998 Nat'l Inst. for Literacy Statistical report provides an extrapolation of NALS data for states, counties, Congressional districts, and cities. Provides best estimates of how many adults have low literacy skills nationwide.
1998
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Teaching Positions: Difference, Pedagogy, and the Power of Address
Ellsworth, Elizabeth
LB1033.5.E53
Teachers College Press
Explores how pedagogy can be enriched, enlivened, & rendered less violent toward difference when its paradoxes are admitted & worked with responsively & creatively.
1997
Update on Adult Learning Theory (journal) LC5225 .L42
Jossey-Bass
Volume presents discussions of well-established theories and new perspectives on adult learning. Includes 10 articles covering a range of learning theories.
1993
Violence in Colorado, 1976-1991: a Focus on Homicide (booklet)
UC Center for Prevention of
HV6533 .C6 V7
Colo. Dept of Health
Statistical report gives data on rates of homicide and other violent crimes in Colorado. Includes many charts, graphs, and analysis of data.
1993
What Work Requires of Schools: a SCANS Report for America 2000 LC 1035.6 .S563 U.S. Dept. of Labor SCANS report defines the foundation skills and competencies that all learners should acquire in order to succeed in the workplace.
1991
Women as Learners: The Significance of Gender in Adult Learning
Hayes, Elisabeth & Flannery,
LC5225.L42 H39
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Discussion of women's learning, placing those learning experiences in life context, women's diversity, and recommendations for future research and practice.
2000
Assessment and Testing
Adult Measure of Essential Skills (AMES): Preview Kit
LB3060.33 .A6
Steck-Vaughn
Test of adult skills includes locator test, test forms A-E, directions for administering the test, sample answer forms and record forms.
Adventures in Assessment: Learner-Centered Approaches to Assessment and
System for Adult Basic Ed.
LB3051 .A29 v.
SABES/ Mass. Dept. of Ed.
Articles by practitioners addressing classroom assessment problems; tools and procedures for student, teacher, and program assessment; and alternative assessment.
Assessing Adult Learning: a Guide for Practitioners
Moran, Joseph J.
LB3051 .M67
Krieger Pub. Co.
Professional text for adult educators emphasizes involving learners in assessing their own learning, using assessment to focus learners on the higher mental processes, and promoting lifelong learning.
1997 1991 1997
Page 22 of 181
Basic English Skills Test: Form B LB3060.33 .B48
Center for Applied
Designed to test listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills of limited-Englishspeaking adults; assesses attainment of basic functional language skills.
1989
CASAS Implementation Measure (CIM) Manual LB3060.33 .C28
CASAS
Provides a program needs assessment, planning tool, and evaluation instrument to identify program needs and develop an implementation plan for CASAS.
1994
CASAS Technical Manual
LB3060.33 .C28
CASAS
Provides descriptive background and technical information about the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS).
1993
English as a Second Language Oral Assessment (ESLOA)
Coy, Joye Jenkins
LB 3060.33 .E84 LVA
A diagnostic instrument developed for use with adult ESL students, ESLOA is designed to provide tutors with a brief, efficient measure of their students' abilities to speak and understand English.
1996
Extending the Ladder: from CASAS to Work Keys Assessments, final report
LB3060.33 .C28
CASAS
17 page manual describes how to integrate scores on the CASAS test with the ACT's Work Keys system.
1997
Guide to Administering TABE 9 & 10 (binder)
McGraw-Hill
Binder of training materials for administering TABE 9 & 10 including overview, assessment in adult ed, items illustrating content & thinking skills, planning, scoring, interpreting, links to instruct.
2004
How to Plan and Administer TABE 9 & 10 (training video wrkbk & video) McGraw-Hill Training materials covering how to plan TABE 9 & 10 assessment program, local focus questions, how to administer the TABE. Includes video wrkbks (10 copies), video, facilitator's guide.
2004
Portfolio Assessment Guidebook
Mittler, Joel E.
LB 3060.32.P6
Steck-Vaughn
Designed to guide educators through the portfolio assessment process. Provides practical information and insight into the "hows" of portfolio assessment.
1997
Portfolio Assessment Handbook: Literacy and Basic Skills
Blake-Stalker, Alice
LB 3060.32.P6
Steck-Vaughn
A practical, easy-to-use guide for implementing and organizing a portfolio evaluation program. Contains reproducible forms, charts, and checklists for building a comprehensive portfolio.
1996
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Portfolio Assessment Handbook: Writing
Fusco, Esther
LB 3060.32.P6
Steck-Vaughn
A practical, easy-to-use guide for implementing and organizing a portfolio evaluation program. Includes reproducible forms, charts, and checklists for building a comprehensive portfolio.
1995
TABE Fundamentals: Level M Math Computation
Steck-Vaughn
Sample math workbook correlated to TABE tests. Covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, & fractions.
2004
TABE Review Materials, Forms 5 and 6: Multi-level Test Review Kit
LB3060.33
CTB/McGraw-Hill
Examiner's manual, complete battery (forms 5& 6); practice exercise & locator test (forms 5 & 6); Level A, form 5; Level D, form 5; Level E, form 5; Level M, form 5 & survey form; answer sheets.
1987
TABE Review Materials, Forms 7 and 8: Multi-level Review Kit
LB3060.33
CTB/McGraw-Hill
Examiner's manual (battery & survey, forms 7 & 8); practice exercise & locator test, forms 7 & 8; answer sheets and keys; diagnostic profile
1994
TABE Teacher's Guide for Mathematics: Linking Assessment to Learning (binder) McGraw-Hill Binder of training materials including overview, links to instruction, items illustrating content & thinking skills, classification categories, & key terms.
2005
TABE Teacher's Guide for Reading and Language: Linking Assessment to Learning McGraw-Hill Binder of training materials including: overview, links to instruction, items illustrating content & thinking skills, classification categories, & key terms.
2005
Teacher's Manual for the Official GED Practice Tests
GED Testing Service
LB3060.33 .G45
Steck-Vaughn
Contains form AA and CC official practice tests & scoring templates (form AA, BB, CC, DD, EE, FF, Spanish form AA) & official practice test in Spanish for AA & 2 teacher's manuals.
1991
Tester training for the B.E.S.T. (video) LB3060.33 .B48 Training for administration of the Basic English Skills Test.
Center for Applied
1984
Basic Education
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Complete Pre-GED Basic Skills Program
Lindquist, Joan V. et. al
LB3060.33 .G45
McGraw-Hill
Pre-GED text includes units on writing skills, social studies, science, reading skills, and mathematics. Pretests and posttests for each subject.
Horizons [series] Chapman, Frechette, Sands
Cambridge
Five-book series teaches reading, thinking, writing, grammar, and math skills; organized in the same subject areas as the GED texts to incorporate content-area learning. Levels 4-7.
Steck-Vaughn Pre-GED (series)
LB 3060.33.G45
Steck-Vaughn
Five-book series prepares students for the new GED 2001. Grade 5 reading level. Includes Math, Science, Reading, Writing, and Social Studies.
Basic Education/Health
1985 1996 2000
Breast Cancer Education Program [kit] RG492 .B72
AMC Cancer Center/CO
Breast cancer education kit includes workbook (3 levels), audiotape, laminated pictures, and teacher's guide.
FYI series: Getting Fit (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
Shows the long-term rewards of physical fitness. Helps you choose the right activities, measure your fitness level, and set achievable goals.
FYI series: About AIDS (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
A complete resource of basic information about this deadly but preventable disease. Discusses transmission, risks, testing, treatment, and living with AIDS.
FYI series: About Alcohol and Other Drugs (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
Presents information on substance abuse and its dangerous effects. Includes types of addiction and where to get help. Useful for families/friends affected by substance abuse.
FYI series: About Cancer (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
Describes how wise lifestyle decisions can lower cancer risk. Also includes the warning signs of cancer and basic tests for early detection.
1995 1994 1994 1994 1994
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FYI series: Aging With Confidence (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
This resource for people of all ages tells how to plan for your senior years. Discusses housing, health care, safety, money, age discrimination, and long term care issues.
FYI series: Eating Right (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
Filled with information on how to plan meals and shop for food that will help you stay healthy. Includes tips for eating well on the run or in a restaurant.
FYI series: Getting Good Health Care (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
This book will help you communicate more effectively with health care providers. Includes information on hospital stays and health insurance coverage.
FYI series: Managing Stress (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
Provides information on coping with stress so you can feel your best and maintain control of your life. Describes sources of stress and lifestyle changes to manage stress. Includes self-test.
FYI series: Safe, Self-Confident Child (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
A valuable resource for parents or childcare providers. Teaches how to protect children from harm and ways to help children improve their self-confidence.
FYI series: Staying Well (book or 2 audiocassettes)
LC4822.5 .H3
New Readers Press
Shows how good habits promote wellness. Discusses healthy diet, exercise, stress management, injury prevention, and getting medical care.
Learning About Health Care Lee, Linda S., ed.
LC1048 .R4
Delmar Publ.
This occupation-specific reading worktext introduces basic, life/survival, and workplace skills to lowreading adult learners.
Life Skills for Today's World: Personal Health
Bernstein, Vivian
LC4822.5 .H3
Steck-Vaughn
Worktext covers good health habits, nutrition, fitness, receiving health care, completing forms, taking medicine safely, emergencies, and accident prevention.
Skills for Success: Getting Healthy and Staying Healthy
LC 4822.S44
Globe Fearon
Health worktext covers common health problems, medications, drugs & alcohol, STDs, parenting, and ways of staying healthy. W/guide
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1990 1994 1994
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Basic Education/Language Arts
1001 Vocabulary & Spelling Questions:
Learning Express
Workbook offering independent study in synonyms, vocabulary in context, antonyms, and spelling
1999
A Little Literacy: A Hand-sized Guide to Teaching Literacy
Alexander, Katrina & Swartley,
Katrina Alexander & Amanda
Pocket-sized handbook for literacy teachers including ideas to promote literacy, strategies before reading, strategies during reading, strategies after reading, writing, and expanding your knowledge.
All Spelled Out (Books A, B, C) Rubin, Betsy
PE1145.2 .R82
Contemporary Books
Spelling workbooks teach spelling patterns and dictionary skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary. Covers sounds, prefixes & suffixes, word parts and derivations. Includes word games & exercises.
Applied Communication Skills: Grammar Skills
Moore, Roberta
PE1408 .A66
Cambridge Adult Education
Pre-GED program teaches basic communication strategies for the workplace. Emphasizes grammar skills in the context of business and industry communication, such as memos, letters, and messages.
Applied Communication Skills: Spelling and Vocabulary
Kaufman, Sharon and Mary
PE1408 .A66
Cambridge Adult Education
Pre-GED program teaches basic communication strategies for the workplace. Emphasizes spelling and vocabulary skills in the context of business and industry communication.
Applied Communication Skills: Writing Paragraphs
Feist, Betsy
PE1408 .A66
Cambridge Adult Education
Pre-GED program teaches basic communication skills for the workplace. Emphasizes paragraph, letter, and report writing in the context of business and industry communication.
Applied Communication Skills: Writing Sentences
Moore, Roberta
PE1408 .A66
Cambridge Adult Education
Pre-GED program teaches basic communication skills for the workplace. Emphasizes sentence writing and punctuation in the context of business and industry communication, such as letters and memos.
Basic Literacy Tutor Survival Kit
Renner, Evelyn
LC5225 .R4
Literacy Volunteers of America
A collection of collaborative activities that can provide fun and adventure while acquiring reading and writing skills.
1998 1986 1996 1996 1996 1996 1994
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Challenger: Adult Reading Series (8 volumes, 5 teacher's manuals, 2 answer keys)
Murphy, Corea
LC5225 .R4
New Readers Press
Adult reading series of 8 workbooks includes reading selections, writing, comprehension, vocabulary, & grammar exercises. Progresses from basic to advanced. Teacher's manual for each level.
1985
Contemporary's Word Power(Spelling and Vocabulary in Context): Intermediate 1 Contemporary Provides instruction correlated to TABE level E. Synchronizes reading, writing, spelling; provides regular review tests and a pre-test to determine student level.
1997
Continuing Language Skills Hunter, William F.
PE1112 .H85
Phoenix Learning
Beginning-level text teaches language in a life-skills context. Covers letter writing, reading signs and labels, filling out forms, finding information, more.
1989
Critical Thinking Journal Casey, Dixie
Teacher's Discovery
Small paperback student workbook containing word puzzle exercises for working with analogy relationships.
2001
Critical Thinking: Book One: Problem Solving, Reasoning, Logic, and Arguments
Harnadek, Anita
Critical Thinking Books &
Student text containing class discussion problems & review questions regarding logic, propaganda, advertising, arguments & value judgments, open-mindedness & more. Also a Teacher's Manual.
1998
Critical Thinking: Book Two: Problem Solving, Reasoning, Logic, and Arguments
Harnadek, Anita
Critical Thinking Books &
Student text containing class discussion problems & review questions regarding logic without quantified statements, probabilities of truth, uses/misuses of words, & more. Also a Teacher's Manual.
1981
Enriching Our Lives: Poetry Lessons for Adult Literacy Teachers & Tutors
Kazemek & Rigg
PN 6101.K29
IRA
Ready-to-use handbook provides nine complete lessons using poetry for new adult readers and writers.
1997
Fearon's Practical English Owen, Marna
PE1112 .O94
Fearon Education
Teaches English in the context of everyday living. Includes library and information-finding skills, consumer skills, job skills, independent living skills, citizenship skills, health & safety skills.
1990
Glencoe English Workout: Language Skills for the Workplace Glencoe McGraw-Hill Workbook for adult literacy covering nouns, verbs, sentence parts, capitalization and punctuation, writing sentences, and writing paragraphs
1999
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Litstart: Literacy Strategies for Adult Reading Tutors
Robson, Ed
LC5225 .R4
Michigan Literacy, Inc.
This book can be used by tutors and students together, or can be used for tutor training. Strategies/exercises for reading, writing, and spelling are presented in a bold graphic format.
Making Connections: Literacy and EAL Curriculum from a Feminist Perspective
Nonesuch, Kate, ed.
LC 1666.C2 M24
CCLOW
Presents a woman-centered curriculum to be used in mixed groups. Offers a variety of activities for instructors/ learners (such as daily living, work, self-esteem, gender roles). 2 copies w/cassettes
Many Literacies: Modules for Training Adult Beginning Readers and Tutors
Gillespie, Marilyn
LC 5225.R4 G46
Ctr. Intl. Educ.
Handbook emphasizes the facilitation of student reading, writing and planning. The 27 training modules contain a wealth of activities, photocopiable handouts, and resource lists.
On Your Own: Grammar (text and six videos)
Chin, Beverly Ann
PE1114.C45 1991
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Text and six dramatic videos that introduce each chapter; includes sentence structure, parts of speech, descriptive phrases & clauses, punctuation, capitalization, & spelling.
Sense of Wonder, A: Reading and Writing through Literature
Preston, Bill
PE1127.M5 S46
Pearson Education
Anthology of literature (poetry, plays, essays, short stories) whose writers represent diversity. Includes activities to check comprehension & inspire discussion, plus ideas for creative writing.
Steps: A Writing and Speaking Program for Beginning Writers
Yount, David & Paul Dekock
Interaction Publishers
Designed (grade level 6-12) to teach four essay formats (explanatory, contrast, problem-solving, research) in both writing and speaking situations through logical thinking . Includes composition wkbk
Tips at Your Fingertips: Teaching Strategies for Adult Literacy Tutors
Brown, Ola M.
LC 5225.R4 T47
IRA
Tutor handbook is a resource of research-based lessons and effective teaching strategies for reading, writing, and vocabulary development. Offers dozens of teaching ideas and resource lists.
TUTOR: a Collaborative Approach to Literacy Instruction
Cheatham, Judy
LC5225 .R4
Literacy Volunteers of America
LVA national training guide for tutors covers all aspects of instruction for new literacy instructors.
1989 1996 1990 1991 2002 1998 1996 1993
Vocabulary Makes Sense Clarke, Marlene B. and Arlene
PE1449 .C61
Fearon Education
Vocabulary worktext teaches word recognition skills. Covers parts of speech, word parts, synonyms and antonyms, idioms, and words used in various occupational fields.
1988
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Voyager: Reading and Writing for Today's Adults [series]
LC 5225.R4 V69
New Readers Press
Voyager is a nine-level program that combines a theme-based approach with traditional instruction. It teaches essential reading, writing, listening, speaking, and critical thinking skills for adults.
Basic Education/Language Arts/Reading
1999
Contemporary's Reading Basics: Intermediate 2 (workbook and reader) McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Reader provides practice with questions to check understanding. Workbook focuses on vocabulary, recalling information, using graphic information, constructing meaning, & extending meaning.
Critical Reading for Work Hodges & Margulies
LC 1048.R4 H63
Educ. Design
Two vols. (levels E and M) teach reading skills in a workplace context. Correlated with SCANS competencies.
Essential Everyday Reading Sammis, Kathy
LC 4822 .S26
J.Weston Walch
Provides reading practice with everyday materials including signs, labels, instructions. Units include banking, automotive, shopping, food, health care, home, and entertainment.
Pre-GED Reading Skills for Social Studies and Science
LB3060.33 .G45
Glencoe/Macmillan/McGraw-
Improves reading skills using subject matter from social studies and science. Skills: locating information, predicting, interpreting tables, graphs, & maps; drawing conclusions, summarizing, more.
Read to Work: Agriculture Echaore-Yoon, Susan
LC1048.R4 R42
Cambridge Adult Education
Six-book reading comprehension series teaches skills using realistic job-related materials. Teacher's guide.
Read to Work: Business Dutwin, Phyllis
LC1048.R4 R42
Cambridge Adult Education
Six-book reading comprehension series teaches skills using realistic job-related materials. Teacher's guide.
Read to Work: Health Occupations
Dutwin, Phyllis
LC1048.R4 R42
Cambridge Adult Education
Six-book reading comprehension series teaches skills using realistic job-related materials. Teacher's guide.
2001 1995 1997 1994 1997 1997 1997
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Read to Work: Service and Retail
Stern, Linda
LC1048.R4 R42
Cambridge Adult Education
Six-book reading comprehension series teaches skills using realistic job-related materials. Teacher's guide.
Read to Work: Technology Harris, Wendy
LC1048.R4 R42
Cambridge
Six-book reading comprehension series teaches skills using realistic job-related materials. Teacher's guide.
Read to Work: Trade and Industry
Frechette, Ellen
LC1048.R4 R42
Cambridge Adult Education
Six-book reading comprehension series teaches skills using realistic job-related materials. Teacher's guide.
Test Ready Plus Reading: A Quick-Study Program (Books 4-8) Curriculum Associates, Inc Paper workbooks (w/teacher's guides) that provide practice in test-taking skills in reading comprehension (grade 4-8 levels)
Word Power: Spelling and Vocabulary in Context: Advanced 1
Contemporary
McGraw-Hill
Thematic reading & writing matched to TABE Level D; based on CASAS themes; 12 words per lesson presented in reading selections. Spelling, usage, mechanics. Review lessons & dictionary.
Word Power: Spelling and Vocabulary in Context: Introductory
Contemporary
McGraw-Hill
Readiness lesson; letters, sounds, simple words, sentences; spelling, phonics, mechanics. Review lessons; practice w/cursive & manuscript letters; consonant/vowel charts, word lists. CASAS correlated
Word Power: Spelling and Vocabulary in Context: Advanced 2
Contemporary
McGraw-Hill
Thematic readings/writings match TABE Level A; use CASAS themes; 12 words per lesson; spelling, usage, mechanics; review lessons; dictionary; word lists & writing portfolio.
Word Power: Spelling and Vocabulary in Context: Intermediate 1
Contemporary
McGraw-Hill
Thematic readings/writings match TABE Level E; based on CASAS themes; 10 words per lesson; spelling, usage, mechanics; review lessons; dictionary; word list & writing portfolio
Word Power: Spelling and Vocabulary in Context: Intermediate 2
Contemporary
McGraw-Hill
Thematic reading/writing match TABE Level M; based on CASAS themes; 10 words per lesson; review lessons; dictionary; word list & writing portfolio.
1997 1997 1997 1997 2003 1997 2003 1997 1997
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Basic Education/Language Arts/Writing
Cambridge Pre-GED Program in Writing LB3060.33 .G45
Cambridge
Language instruction in parts of speech, sentence structure, paragraphs, and writing for ABE students.
1988
English Workout: Language Skills for the Workplace
Milios, Rita
PE 1115 .E64
Glencoe
ABE text presents the essential elements of English grammar and usage. Can be used by students alone; gives thorough instructions for all lessons and exercises.
Grammar Makes Sense Dietz, Beverly A.
PE1112 .D56
Fearon Education
Basic grammar text teaches all about sentences and parts of speech.
1999 1987
Improving Your Punctuation Skills Crowell, Caleb E.
Educational Design, Inc.
Workbook and answer key. Consists of instructional lessons and exercises in basic punctuation.
1993
Language for Writing: Adjectives and Adverbs Forest, Robert G.
Curriculum Associates, Inc
Paper workbook (Book 3) & teacher's guide for independent study of adjectives and adverbs
1991
Language for Writing: Nouns Forest, Robert G.
Curriculum Associates, Inc
Paper workbook (Book 1) & teacher's guide for independent study of nouns
1991
Language for Writing: Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections
Forest, Robert G.
Curriculum Associates, Inc
Paper workbook (Book 5) & teacher's guide for independent study of prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections
Language for Writing: Pronouns Forest, Robert G.
Curriculum Associates, Inc
Paper workbook (Book 4) & teacher's guide for independent study of pronouns
1991 1991
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Language for Writing: Verbs Forest, Robert G.
Curriculum Associates, Inc
Paper workbook (Book 2) & teacher's guide for independent study of verbs
1991
Life Skills Writing Mosenfelder, Donn & Kaplan,
Educational Design, Inc
Workbook offering exercises in simple writing tasks such as lists, memos, business letters, personal letters, and forms.
1993
Pre-GED Writing and Language Skills
Maruskin-Mott, Joan
LB3060.33 .G45
Contemporary Books
Language workbook teaches skills such as parts of speech, subject-verb agreement, and sentence combining, as well as writing process. Includes journal writing and language skills exercises.
1988
Put It In Print: How to Produce a Book of Writings by Adult Literacy Students
PN148 .P76
Chippewa Valley Publishing
Manual designed to guide literacy providers through the process of producing a book of student writings. Covers writing process, production, printing, funding, and distribution of books.
1994
Quick-Word Handbook for Everyday Writers Sitton, Rebecca A. & Forest,
Curriculum Associates, Inc.
Thin paper workbook listing words that can give low-level writers difficulty with spelling, abbreviations, homophones, states, months, days, and numbers
1994
Scott, Foresman Pre-GED Writing Skills
Brown, Mary T. & Mary K.
LB3060.33 .G45
Scott, Foresman
Writing text with exercises covers language skills, sentences, paragraphs; narrative, descriptive, and explanatory writing; as well as the writing process -- drafting, revising, and editing.
1989
Spelling Smart! Stowe, Cynthia M.
LB1574.S69 1995 Center for Applied Research
A program in which students discover spelling patterns and rules from situations created by the teacher, beginning with syllable types; review and practice included
1995
Steck-Vaughn Pre-GED Writing
Steck-Vaughn
Workbook deals with essay and creative writing, workplace and personal writing, grammar guide, and writing handbook.
2000
Threshold: Cambridge Pre-GED Program in Writing Skills
Levine, Gloria
LB3060.33 .G45
Prentice Hall
Worktext teaches writing skills for GED preparation. Contains interactive lessons, extensive illustrations, GED practice activities, pre- and posttests.
1994
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Writing for the Workplace Phifer, Nan
Glencoe
Writing worktext teaches students how to write a variety of workplace and business letters.
Writing It Down: Writing Skills for Everyday Life PE1408 .W95
New Readers Press
Writing workbook teaches skills through everyday writing tasks: lists, notes, appointments, letters, invitations, forms, etc. Includes work on penmanship, sentences, and paragraphs.
Writing Makes Sense Clarke, Marlene B. and Arlene
PE1408 .C61
Fearon Education
Writing workbook covers topics such as sentences, paragraphs, letters, reports, descriptions, stories, and journalism. Includes grammar, spelling, writing, and editing exercises.
Basic Education/Life Skills
1999 1989 1987
Adult Performance Parenting Literacy Experience [activity cards]
LC4822.5 .P2
Kansas State Dept. of Educ.
Series of 37 cards present lesson plan modules on a variety of topics, including parenting, health, job skills, community, consumer economics, etc.
1991
Consumer Education and Economics (kit)
Lowe, Ross E.
LC4822.5 .C7
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Resource box includes student text , workbook, and many other booklets such as lesson planning, scheduling, cooperative learning, hands-on projects, assessment, transparencies, etc.
1997
Consumer Education and Economics (text, teacher's ed., workbook)
Lowe, Ross E.
LC4822.5 .C7
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Introduces money management, credit, kinds of insurance, the evaluation of sales and advertising practices, and other ways for students to become informed consumers.
1997
How to Buy Your Own Home FAnnie Mae Foundation
Fannie Mae Foundation
Teachers guide and student workbook designed to cover whether student wants to buy, finding a house, getting a mortgage, protecting, maintaining, & planning for expenses.
1998
Necessary Skills for the Workforce: Housing and Safety
Bernstein, Vivian
LC4822.5 .C73
Steck-Vaughn
Adult skills/literacy workbook covers housing and safety topics such as finding housing through ads, renting and setting up a home, meal planning, emergency information, accident and Crime Prevention.
1997
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Problem Solving Braham, Barbara J.
BF 449 .B825
South-Western Pub.
Worktext teaches students the four steps to successful problem solving - define the problem, identify the cause, brainstorm solutions, and implement strategies.
1993
Ready, Set, Study! (2 vols.) Echaore-Yoon, Susan, and
LB1049 .E23
Contemporary Books
Worktexts teach study skills. Vol. 1: Building Your Study Skills; Vol. 2: Improving Your Study Skills
1990
Resource Guide: Colo. Certificate of Accomplishment, ( ABE Levels 1 & 2)
LB3060.32 .P6
CDE, Office of Adult Ed.
Provides educational activities that integrate reading, writing, and math skills with practical life knowledge for programs implementing the certificate process for adult learners.
Skills for Success: Consumer Skills for Everyday Living
LC 4822.S44
Globe Fearon
Worktext cover earning and managing money; buying goods and services; housing; and owning and driving a car. W/guide
Basic Education/Life Skills/Forms
1997 1994
Communication Competencies for Adults: Forms and Applications
Pasley, Sally Grimes &
Cambridge Adult Education
Student workbook offering forms for personal information, employment, military service and criminal records, medical information, credit information, and government forms.
Filling Out Forms Stein, Wendy
LC4822 .S73
New Readers Press
Explains how to complete a variety of forms and applications. Includes sections on banking, social security, employment, driving, voting, credit and health.
Forms and Messages/ Life-coping Skills Series, vol. 3 (+ teacher's ed.)
Gottlieb, Joan S.
LC4822 .G71 v. 3 Steck-Vaughn
This series of workbooks and teacher's guides helps students develop literacy and basic survival skills. Covers a variety of forms and types of correspondence.
Skills for Success: Everyday Forms LC 4822.S44
Globe Fearon
Life skills worktext covers school and job forms, bank forms, medical forms, postal forms, consumer forms, and government forms. W/guide
1988 1986 1983 1994
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What You Need to Know About Basic Writing Skills, Letters, & Consumer Complaints
Starkey, Carolyn
PE 1485 .S72
National Textbook Co.
Lifeskills reading/writing text teaches basic writing skills, as well as correct business letter form and how to write effective letters in response to problems. Essential Life Skills series
1994
Basic Education/Life Skills/Money
Buying With Sense King, Carol L.
QA115 .P15 1989 Fearon Education
Consumer education text tells the story of a young couple who learn about budgeting, bank accounts, rent and food expenses, and saving for large purchases.
Money Makes Sense Kahn, Charles H.
QA115 .P12 1989 Fearon Education
Worktext teaches money skills. Contains many exercises illustrated with coins and bills of different denominations. Excellent for ESL/ABE students.
Using Dollars and Sense Kahn, Charles H.
QA115 .P13 1989 Fearon Education
Life skills text teaches about money and basic math operations - addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division.
Basic Education/Life Skills/Visual Information
1989 1989 1989
Direct to You: Life Skills Applied LC 4822.5 .C7
US West Direct
Photocopiable teacher resource guide teaches reading and life skills using the telephone book.
1995
Facts and Sources/ Life-coping Skills Series, vol. 2 (+ teacher's ed.)
Gottlieb, Joan S.
LC4822 .G71
Steck-Vaughn
This series of workbooks and teacher's guides helps students develop literacy and basic survival skills. Includes Information Sources such as libraries, newspapers, maps and charts, and TV /media.
Interpreting Visual Information Barnes, Don
P93.5 .B26
Steck-Vaughn
Text shows how to read and interpret various kinds of signs, maps, graphs, charts, and tables.
1983 1984
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Reading for Survival in Today's Society
Woods, Elsa & Beverly
LC4822 .R22
Good Year Books
Worktext stresses survival, or functional reading, using materials such as coupons, ads, labels, forms, bills, applications, manuals, etc. Suitable for ESL or ABE students.
1994
Signs and Labels/ Life-coping Skills Series, vol. 1 (+ teacher's ed.)
Gottlieb, Joan S.
LC4822 .G71
Steck-Vaughn
This series of workbooks and teacher's guides helps students develop literacy and basic survival skills using a variety of signs and labels.
1983
What You Need to Know About Reading Ads, Reference Materials, & Legal Documents
Starkey, Carolyn
LC 4822 .S7
National Textbook Co.
1994
ABE (gr. Level 5-6) text teaches life skills reading of ads, consumer offers, documents, and reference materials. Contains many samples and examples for practice.
What You Need to Know About Reading Labels, Directions & Newspapers
Starkey, Carolyn
LC 4822 .S71
National Textbook Co.
ABE text (level 5-6) Reading of product labels, directions for use of products, recipes, & tests, & how to read the newspaper. Essential Life Skills Series:
1994
What You Need to Know About Reading Signs, Directories, Schedules, Maps, Charts, &
Starkey, Carolyn
LC 4822 .S72
National Textbook Co.
1994
Lifeskills reading text teaches how to read signs, maps, etc. more effectively to gather the information you need. Essential Life Skills series
Basic Education/Math
Applied Math Skills: Decimals
Cambridge Adult Education
Student workbook contains introduction to decimals, adding & subtracting, multiplying, dividing, summary, math at work, and answer key
1996
Applied Math Skills: Fractions
Cambridge Adult Education
Student workbook contains understanding fractions, comparing fractions, adding and subtracting, multiplying and dividing, summary, math at work, and answer key
1996
Applied Math Skills: Percents
Cambridge Adult Education
Student workbook contains introduction to percent; percent applications; the part, the whole, the percent; interest; summary; math at work; & answer key.
1996
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Applied Math Skills: Teacher's Guide
Cambridge Adult Education
Includes locator tests for the Applied Math series, correlations to the TABE and SCANS, ideas for ESL instructors, & reproducible masters.
Applied Math Skills: Whole Numbers
Cambridge Adult Education
Student workbook contains addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, summary, math at work, and answer key
Cambridge Pre-GED Program in Math LB3060.33 .G45
Cambridge
Instruction and practice in computation and problem-solving with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, charts and graphs.
Contemporary's Number Sense: Percent Applications
Suter, Allan D.
QA139 .S94
Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic percentage concepts.
1996 1996 1988 1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Decimal Addition & Subtraction
Suter, Allan D.
QA139.S94 1990 Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic decimal concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Decimal Multiplication & Division
Suter, Allan D.
QA139.S94 1990 Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic decimal concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Fraction Addition & Subtraction
Suter, Allan D.
QA139.S94 1990 Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic fraction concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Fraction Multiplication & Division
Suter, Allan D.
QA139 .S94
Contemporary Books
Workbook series utilizes a higly visual and active approach to teach basic fraction concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Ratio & Proportion
Suter, Allan D.
QA139 .S94
Contemporary Books
Workbook series utilizes a highly visual and active approach to teach basic ratio and proportion concepts.
1990
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Contemporary's Number Sense: The Meaning of Fractions
Suter, Allan D.
QA139.S94 1990 Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic fraction concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: The Meaning of Percent
Suter, Allan D.
QA139 .S94
Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic percentage concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Whole Number Addition & Subtraction
Suter, Allan D.
QA139.S94 1990 Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic whole number concepts.
1990
Contemporary's Number Sense: Whole Number Multiplication & Division
Suter, Allan D.
QA139.S94 1990 Contemporary Books
Workbooks utilize a highly visual and active approach to teach basic whole number concepts.
1990
Essential Mathematics for Life: Algebra QA157 .E66 1996 Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Math worktext covers positive and negative numbers, algebraic expressions, solving equations, algebra word problems, exponents, factoring, and graphing.
1996
Glass Wall, The: Why Mathematics Can Seem Difficult
Smith, Frank
Q181 .S694 2002 Teachers College Press
Discusses what is mathematics, making sense of mathematics, math in language, meaning of numbers, moving beyond the glass wall of comprehension.
2002
Life Skills: Math Mosenfelder, Donn
Educational Design, Inc
Workbook offering exercises dealing with money, telling time, arithmetic, measures, and math situations.
1996
Math for the Real World: Book One Kimballl, Dolores Byrne
New Readers Press
Includes Reading & Writing Numbers, Adding Whole Numbers, Subtracting Whole Numbers, Multiplying Whole Numbers, and Dividing Whole Numbers--features quizzes and answers. Also Teacher's Guide
1990
Math for the Real World: Book Two Kimballl, Dolores Byrne
New Readers Press
Contains Adding & Subtracting Decimals, Multiplying and Dividing Decimals, Measurement, Fractions, and Percents; each unit features quizzes and answers. Also Teacher's Guide.
1990
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Math Master 1: Strategies for Computation and Problem Solving
Howett, Jerry
Cambridge
Text/workbook for adults covering whole numbers and decimals.
1989
Math Master 2: Strategies for Computation and Problem Solving
Howett, Jerry
Cambridge Adult Education
Text/workbook that offers practice working with fractions and percents
1990
Measurement Suter, Allan D.
QA465 .S95 1991 Contemporary Books
Basic text teaches measurement of weight, length, liquids, temperature, time, and money. Develops ability to measure and weigh common objects, convert units of measurement and fractions to decimals.
1991
Number Skills for Life and Work
Hight, Elizabeth M.
QA139 .H43
Simon & Schuster
Worktext teaches functional math skills using materials from real sources such as newspapers, ads, labels, and brochures. The focus is on problem-solving skills and learning which operations to use.
1992
On Your Own: Basic Math (text and ten videos)
Corley, Mary Ann
QA11.C678 1990
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Text and ten dramatic videos that present real-life examples; includes whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, charts, graphs, and tables.
1990
Skills for Success: Math for Daily Decisions LC 4822.S44
Globe Fearon
Worktext teaches math skills in the context of life skills. Covers whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratio & proportion, percent, and measurement. W/guide
1994
Smart Solutions: Algebra and Geometry
Howett, Jerry
QA 152.2.H69
Teaches math using real-life examples
New Readers Press
1996
Smart Solutions: Measurement and Data Analysis
Mitchell, Robert P.
QA 465.M57
Teaches math using real-life examples.
New Readers Press
1996
Smart Solutions: Whole Numbers and Money
Phillips, Jan
QA 115.P57
New Readers Press
Four-book program teaches math in the context of real-life applications.
1995
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Steck-Vaughn Pre-GED Mathematics
Steck-Vaughn
Pre-GED workbook covering actions with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, statistics and probabilities.
2000
Threshold: Cambridge Pre-GED Program in Mathematics
LB3060.33 .G45
Regents/Prentice-Hall
Vol. 1: Whole number and decimals. Vol. 2: Fractions, percents, tables and graphs. Sharpens students' skills in reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem solving.
1992
Basic Education/Science
Steck-Vaughn Pre-GED Science
Steck-Vaughn
Workbook focused on life science, earth and space science, chemistry, and physics.
2000
Basic Education/Social Studies
American Compact Atlas Philip, Nelson A world atlas prepared in Great Britain.
Thomas Nelson, Inc.
1978
American Government: Freedom, Rights, Responsibilities
Bernstein, Vivian
JK424 .B48 1992 Steck-Vaughn
Government worktext covers the Constitution, three branches of the Federal Government, state and local government, and the political system. Reading level 4-5.
1992
Basic Skills Map Workbook. Minton, Janis.
GA130 .M57
ESP, Inc.
Basic map workbook explains various kinds of maps and how to read them.
1995
Graph Attack! : Understanding Charts and Graphs Warner, Jack
Cambridge
Workbook/text offering instruction and practice in working with various types of tables, charts, and graphs.
1993
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Map Attack! : Understanding Globes and Maps Warner, Jack
Cambridge
Workbook/text offering instruction and practice in reading globes and various types of maps
1991
Map Skills Taubler, Maryanne
GA130 .T28 1965 Continental Press
Worktext teaches how to understand and interpret various kinds of maps. Reading level 5-7.
1965
Maps and Mapping Taylor, Barbara
GA130 .T29 1993 Kingfisher Books
Explains what maps are and why they are used, introduces symbols found on maps, and describes how maps are made. Includes related activities.
1993
Maps, Globes, Graphs Billings, Henry
GA130 .B54
Steck-Vaughn
Workbooks for adult learners teach map, globe, and graph skills.
1989
Maps, Globes, Graphs (Books 1, 2, & 3) Billings, Henry
Steck-Vaughn
Series of 3 workbooks that teach map and globe skills; reading bar graphs, circle graphs, line graphs, time lines, flow charts, and tables; also contain atlas maps, glossaries, sample tests, answers.
2000
My Country: the U.S.A. Smith, Edwin H.
JK424 .Sm45
Steck-Vaughn
Basic civics text teaches about the U.S. governmetn, politics, Congress, national symbols, etc. Reading level 1-4.
1990
On Common Ground (sampler w/video) Beaty, Sally, et al
Intelecom
Synopsis of a series designed to teach civics to Adult Education groups.
1999
On Common Ground (texts, teacher's resource, videos)
Beaty, Sally et al
Intelecom
Worktexts (A & B), teacher's resource book, plus 15 videos explore concepts in civics, government, and history. Appropriate for civics, citizenship, pre-GED, and advanced ESL study.
Pre-GED Social Studies Strauss, Elizabeth et al.
LB3060.33 .G45
Steck-Vaughn
GED social studies preparation text contains units on geography, history, economics, political science, and behavioral science. Includes pre- and posttests.
1999 1992
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Skills for Success: Knowing Your Government LC 4822.S44
Globe Fearon
Social studies worktext covers the foundations of our country, the branches of the government, voting, law enforcement, and the economy. W/guide
1994
Social Studies McClanahan, Susan D.
LB3060.33 .G45
Steck-Vaughn
Pre-GED social studies worktext covers geography, history, economics, political science, and behavioral science. Written at 4-6 reading level.
1996
Steck-Vaughn Pre-GED Social Studies
Steck-Vaughn
Workbook subjects include geography, world history, American History, government and civics, and economics, including actions such as drawing conclusions, comparing and contrasting, etc.
2000
Test Ready Social Studies: A Quick-Study Program (Book 8) Curriculum Associates, Inc Paper workbook (w/teacher's guide) that provides practice in test-taking skills in social studies (grade 8 level)
1998
World History and You Bernstein, Vivian
D21 .B45 1990
Steck-Vaughn
Worktexts, 2 vols. v.1: The ancient world, Greece, Rome, Middle Ages, exploration, colonization, revolutions. v. 2: the Industrial Revolution, nationalism, World Wars, modern history, Asia, Africa.
1990
World History and You (complete edition) Bernstein, Vivian
Steck-Vaughn
Hardbound world history textbook (3rd-4th grade reading) that includes vocabulary, maps, & quizzes. Accompanied by Teacher's Resource Binder with activities for students.
1997
Basic Education/Workforce Training
Getting a Job: Process Kit & Basic Process Kit Zedlitz, Robert
South-Western Educational
Basic Process Kit, written in easier language, and Process Kit provide guides for obtaining a job and leaving one with good references. Second kit also addresses jresumes and reference lists.
Life Skills for Today's World: The World of Work
Bernstein, Vivian
LC4822.5 .E7
Steck-Vaughn
Worktext covers job-hunting skills such as matching skills to jobs, finding job openings, applying for jobs, interviews, transportation, and good work practices. Reading level 3-4.
1998 1994
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Living Skills Series Farr, J. Michael &
JIST
1992
Three paperback workbooks: WHY SHOULD I HIRE YOU?, THE TWO BEST WAYS TO FIND A JOB, and AN INTRODUCTION TO JOB APPLICATIONS. Simple projects for job hunting.
Necessary Skills for the Workforce: Job Readiness
Bernstein, Vivian
LC4822.5 .E7
Steck-Vaughn
Adult job skills/literacy workbook covers job skills such as choosing suitable work, finding and applying for a job, transportation, safety issues, completing forms, and getting along with others.
1997
Problem Solving on the Job Benjamin, Cynthia
LC4822.5 .E7
Globe Fearon
Worktext for ABE-level students teaches job skills such as time and money management, organization, commmunication, and decision-making. Stresses critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
1996
School-to-Work Library (10 vols.) LC1085.2 .S25
Globe Fearon
10-volumes life skills series teaches necessary skills for life and job success, such as organization, time & money management, communication, and teamwork. Readability level 4-6.
1996
Skills for Success: Getting a Job and Keeping It LC 4822.S44
Globe Fearon
Employability skills worktext covers job choice, job search skills, completing applications, resumes and letters, interviews, and skills for success on the job. W/guide
1994
What You Need to Know About Getting a Job & Filling Out Forms
Starkey, Carolyn
LC 4822.5 .E7
National Textbook Co.
ABE level (5) How to complete job-related paperwork, including resumes, application forms & letters, tax & insurance forms, etc. Essential Life Skills series
1994
ESL
Crossroads Cafй [video series] INTELECOM
PE 1128 .C86
Heinle & Heinle
1996
An ESL series that blends comedy and drama to teach English. Each 30 min. episode (26 total) includes one language function segment and one segment exploring social/cultural issues from the story.
Echando Raices/Taking Root: Immigrant and Refugee Communities inCalifornia, Texas,
Nash, Andrea, et. al.
American Friends Service
2002
Video and discussion guide designed to express the voices of immigrants and to promote leadership by the affected communities against violence, exploitation, and exclusion. Eng and Span. 60 min
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English Language Training Program Self-Review: a Tool for Program Improvement
Keltner, Autumn
PE1128 .A2 K36 CASAS
Self-review/program evaluation guide for ESL programs.
1998
Literacy, Work, and Education Reform LC 3731 .L58
NCLE
Summarizes presentations at a Center for Applied Linguistics symposium; addresses issues of adult ESL education in the workplace, learner assessment, and professional development for educators.
National Language Policy for ESL
Wrigley, Heide Spruck
LC 3731 .W745
NCAL
Discusses the need for a national policy for adult ESL education. Examines the distinct features and trends in adult ESL. Suggests policy changes and ways to promote ESL education.
Performance-based Curricula and Outcomes: the MELT updated for the 1990's and
Grognet, Allene G.
PE 1128 .A2
CAL
Updated version of the Mainstream English Language Training Project (MELT) revises the curriculum, core competencies, etc.
ESL/Citizenship
1995 1995 1997
America, Su Historia: Primer Libro, Hasta 1865
Bernstein, Vivian
E178.1 .B4518
Steck-Vaughn
Basic American history text, in Spanish, covers the years up to 1865.
1992
Chong Won: To Become a Citizen Costello, Patricia and Lecard,
Alemany Press
Booklet narrating the story of Chong Won and the process of his becoming a U.S. citizen; part of the series EVERYTHING'S DIFFERENT IN THE COMMUNITY
Citizenship Made Simple: Kimmel, Barbara & Alan M.
KF4710.Z9K56
Next Decade, Inc
Defines common terms, describes process of becoming a citizen (requirements, application procedure, & test), contains info on US history & government, study guide, sample forms & agency directory
Citizenship: Success at Your CIS Interview (workbook & CD)
Citizenship Advocacy Project
Citizenship Advocacy Project
Video & workbook beginning with initial greeting to major interview sections: personal info, residence, work, absences, family, moral character, taxes & arrests, allegiance to U.S.
1990 1999 2005
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Complete Guide to Becoming a U.S. Citizen
Steinberg, Eve P.
JK 1758 .S83
ARCO/Macmillan
Guide to U.S. citizenship covers rules, requirements, forms, how to apply, and how to pass the citizenship test. Includes a complete practice test.
EL/Civics Planner: An Instructor's Resource Guide for English Literacy and Civics Steck-Vaughn Brief resouce guide for ESL instructors addressing civics topics. Includes Web resources, sample activities & curriculum, suggested Steck-Vaughn products, correlations to EFF standards, etc.
English Through Citizenship Kirn, Elaine
PE 1128 .K6
Delta Systems
ESL 3-level series teaches English language skills in the context of citizenship preparation.
1994 2002 1989
How to Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test
Alesi, Gladys
JK1758.A62 2000
Barron's Educational Series
Comprehensive guide to the naturalization process from a pre-test to detailed instructions
2000
INS Citizenship Interview, The: Audio Script Workbook (workbk & CD)
Citizenship Advocacy Project
Citizenship Advocacy Project
INS list of 100 government & history questions, personal questions from the N-400 application, sample sentences applicant is required to write to practice dictation.
INS Citizenship Interview: Will They Pass? [video]
New Readers Press
52 minute tape presents a dramatized citizenship interview, a close look at INS criteria, and clips of applicants attempting to meet each criterion.
Look at the U.S. Cross, Carole
JK1758 .L87
Contemporary Books
2 book series designed to introduce civics concepts to the ESL classroom. Introduces the fundamentals of US history and government, based on Federal citizenship texts.
Preparing for Citizenship
JK 1759 .P74
Phillip Roy, Inc.
Beginning level ESL study guide for students preparing to take the written U.S. citizenship test.
2003 1996 1989 1998
Steps to U.S. Citizenship Flynn, Eleanor G.
JK1759 .F67
Steck-Vaughn
Guidebook for students seeking US Citizenship. Includes historical overview, the Constitution, Federal, state, and local governments, contact information, and forms.
1985
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Way to U.S. Citizenship Hirschy, Margaret W.
JK1759 .H57 1997 Dominie Press
Basic U.S. history/government workbook designed to prepare ESL students for citizenship classes/tests. Includes Spanish vocabulary.
1997
ESL/Literacy
Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary Literacy Program
Templin-Imel, Garnet
PE1629 .O94
Oxford Univ. Press
The BOPD-LP is a practical 4-skills approach to ESL instruction. Each of 15 units includes basic skills, dictionary topics, and life skills activities. Includes teacher's notes, word cards, tests.
1996
I Want to Read: Volume 1 (video) Newman, Anabel P.
New Readers Press
Uses Laubach method; introduces alphabet, some letter combinations, letter sound differences, same sounding words w/differing spellings/meanings; builds sight-memory word recognition. 125 min.
1994
I Want to Read: Volume 2 (video) Newman, Anabel P.
New Readers Press
Uses Laubach method; introduces new letter combinations, combinations that change sound in different positions, plurals, punctuations, dictionary use, root words, reading for comprehension. 84 min.
1994
I Want to Read: Volume 3 (video) Newman, Anabel P.
New Readers Press
Uses Laubach method; understanding words through context, reading rate, word skills, dictionary use, comprehension, survival words, cursive writing, letter writing. 105 min.
1994
Passage to ESL Literacy Longfield, Diane M.
PE 1128 .L86
Delta Systems
Text for preliteracy ESL students develops literacy/readiness skills such as alphabet recognition, basic phonics, etc. within a life-skills context. Includes b/w visuals, workbook, teacher's guide.
1981
ESL/Multicultural Education
Colorado Ute Legacy (video) Anderson, Dale
Aztec Media Corporation
Thirty-minute video overview of history of Ute tribes in Colorado from early life to the twenty-first century. Narrated by Lucinda Cloud for the Southern Ute Cultural Center.
1999
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CultureGrams 2002 Standard Edition (Volume 1)
CultureGrams
Brief cultural reports (background, people, customs, lifestyle, society) for countries in the Americas and Europe. Useful for ESL instructors, travel, social studies.
CultureGrams 2002 Standard Edition (Volume 2)
CultureGrams
Brief cultural reports (background, people, customs, lifestyle, society) for countries in Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Useful for ESL instructors, travel, social studies.
The Hispanic American Almanac (three volumes) Kanellos, Nicholas, ed.
Afro American Press
I: Historical overview, population, language, family, women II: Religion, military, politics, business, labor, education, science, literature III: Arts, media, sports, prominent Hispanics
ESL/Pronunciation
2002 2002 1997
Consonant Sounds Training Video [video and handbook]
Teaching Visions, Inc.
New Readers Press
Video/handbook offers descriptions of the organs of speech, demonstrations of the production of each consonant sound, and a step-by-step approach to teaching pronunciation improvement.
Exercises in American English Pronunciation
Sudlow, Michael
PE 1137 .S83
Excellence in Educ.
12 cassettes and workbook offer listening and pronunciation drills for ESL students.
1990 1995
Focus on Pronunciation Lane, Linda
PE 1137 .L22
Addison-Wesley
Comprehensive pronunciation course emphasizing the integration of all aspects: sounds, stress, rhythm, and intonation. For intermediate-advanced levels. With teacher's guide.
Instant Immersion English Grammar & Pronunciation (8 CDs) Topics International Designed to introduce beginners to proper articulation of vowels & consonants, correct syllable emphasis & accurate vocal inflection. Practice drills, real-life dialogue & scenarios, & cultural notes
Pronunciation Pairs: an Introductory Course for Students of English
Baker, Ann
PE1137 .B215
Cambridge Univ. Press
Comprehensive pronunciation course for beginning-intermediate ESL. Helps students recognize & pronounce individual sounds. Includes a variety of exercises/activities and 4 cassette tapes.
1993 2003 1990
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Teaching Pronunciation: a Reference for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other
Celce-Murcia, Marianne
PE 1137 .C45
Cambridge Univ. Press
Offers ESL teachers "a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy drawing on current theory and practice."
ESL/Reference
1996
Basic Dictionary of American English Usage Collin, P.H., et al
Contemporary Books
An introductory dictionary containing the 4,000 most commonly used words in the English language with examples for each definition. Each definition is limited to words used within the dictionary.
1986
Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary
Gramer, Margot
PE1629 .O93
Oxford Univ. Press
Presents some 1,200 essential words and phrases depicted in real-life contexts. Developed for beginning-level ESL students, the BOPD is a flexible program for teaching everyday vocabulary & skills.
1994
Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos de America: Guia para immigrantes nuevos
U.S. Citizenship &
U.S. Citizenship &
Guidebook covering concerns such as Your Rights & Responsibilities, Getting Settled, Education & Childcare, Emergencies & Safety & more. Available in English (Online version offers mre languages
2005
Culture, Health and Literacy McKinney, Julie & Sabrina
RA564.7.I672
World Education
A guide to health education materials for adults with limited English literacy skills--including fact bks, bibliographies, workbooks, videos and audiocassettes, Websites, agencies, etc.
2000
English on the Job: Ingles En El Trabajo
Southwestern Press
Word guide designed to provide quick reference for Spanish-speaking employees in gardening, construction, or housekeeping to converse w/English-speaking co-workers (includes phonetic spelling)
1992
New Oxford Picture Dictionary Parnwell, E.C.
PE1629 .O9
Oxford Univ. Press
Dictionary is a collection of pictures organized into 85 topical units, such as the family, the supermarket, and public transportation. Includes index and pronunciation guide.
1988
New Oxford Picture Dictionary: Teacher's Guide
Frankel, Irene
PE1629 .O9
Oxford Univ. Press
Helps teachers use the picture dictionary with suggestions to provide students with additional information and practice for each unit.
1988
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Oxford ESL Dictionary: For Students of American English
Hornby, Albert S.
PE2835 .O9
Oxford Univ. Press
Dictionary for intermediate level ESL students. Provides explanations, illustrations, and related information. Entries provide contextual examples of usage, grammar, and idioms.
Oxford Picture Dictionary Shapiro & Adelson-Goldstein
PE1629 .O95
Oxford Univ. Press
Complete reference to essential everyday vocabulary organized into 12 thematic units; illustrates over 3,700 words, each defined in context. Includes index & pronunciation guide.
Oxford Picture Dictionary Teacher's Book Shapiro & Adelson-Goldstein
Oxford Univ. Press
The Teacher's Book includes the complete Dictionary plus easy-to-use lesson plans for the whole program. Includes focused listening cassette.
Pensando en Ingles Garza Bores, Jaime
McGraw-Hill
Spanish language guide to English grammar and common expressions.
1991 1998 1998 2004
University of Chicago Spanish Dictionary, The
Castillo, Carlos
PC4640.US 1987
University of Chicago Press
Spanish/English dictionary of words and phrases plus 500 Spanish idioms & sayings with variants & English equivalents
Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants
U.S. Citizenship &
U.S. Citizenship &
Guidebook covering concerns such as Your Rights & Responsibilities, Getting Settled, Education & Childcare, Emergencies & Safety & more. Available in Spanish (Online version offers mre languages
ESL/Staff Development and Training
1987 2005
"Why Don't They Learn English?": Separating Fact from Fallacy in the U.S. Language
Tse, Lucy
P119.32.U6 T78
Teachers College Press
Examines fact that English is being learned rapidly while heritage languages are disappearing, contrary to current assumptions; argues for educational approach that embraces immigrant communities.
2001
Adult ESL/Literacy: From the Community to the Community
Auerbach, Elsa, et al
PE1128.A2A324
Lawrence Erlbaum
A guidebook for participatory literacy training that explains the rationale for using students' first language as a resource; provides a method for training teachers--esp former ESL students
1996
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Approaches to Adult ESL Literacy Instruction
Crandall, JoAnn & Joy Kreeft
PE1128.A2A58
Center for Applied
Explores theoretical basis, sample strategies, background reading for five approaches to teaching ESL: competency-based, whole language, language experience, participatory, learner-generated writing.
1993
Content-Based Classroom, The: Perspectives on Integrating Language and Content
Snow, Marguerite Ann &
PE1128.A2S595
Addison Wesley Longman
Discusses multiple perspectives; syllabus, materials & course design; teacher preparation; assessment; research; alternative models; practical issues; connections w/other approaches.
1997
English Literacy and Civics Education for Adult Learners
Tolbert, Michelle
LC3731.T64 2001 National Institute for Literacy
Policy update includes overview, federal legislation, instruction, characteristics of the student population, instructional approaches, profiles of projects, demonstration projects, resources.
2001
English to Speakers of Other Languages Volunteer Handbook (booklet)
Hill, Gwendolyn et al
Morgan Community College
Manual for volunteer ESL teachers in competency-based instruction--including lesson plans and performance levels
1999
ESL Training by Design ( video series)
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72
New Readers Press
Series of 10 videos to accompany the Training by Design workshop presentations. Some can be used on their own to demonstrate ESL teaching techniques.
1996
ESL Workshop Presentations 1 Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72
New Readers Press
Includes presentations that introduce techniques for teaching listening, speaking, reading and writing skills needed for English communication.
1996
ESL Workshop Presentations 2 Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72
New Readers Press
Includes presentations on assessing learner needs and developing lesson plans. Also includes presentations on the "Laubach Way to English" series and "Lifeprints."
1996
Language Crossings: Negotiating the Self in a Multicultural World
Ogulnick, Karen (ed.)
P118.2 .L364
Teachers College Press
Essays discuss dislocations, mother tongues, the difficulties of language learning, stories of multilanguage learners, & learning language while living abroad.
2000
Making It Happen: Interaction in the Second Language Classroom
Richard-Amato, Patricia A.
P53.R49 1995
Addison Wesley Longman
Discusses developing your own teaching principles, exploring methods & activities, putting it all together, programs in action, and related readings.
1995
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Making of New Americans, The: An Educator's Perspective (video) RRCC A/V Dept USDLC Star Schools Satellite Downlink video of 1 hour 30 minutes; recorded 3/28/02
2002
New Technologies-New Visions: Citizenship Preparation: the Making of New Americans
Terdy, Dennis
PE1128 .A2 K48 KET
1994
Dennis Terdy, expert in teaching of ESL & bilingual education for adults, discusses ESL issues w/guest experts. Part of six video series. Approx. 90 minutes.
New Technologies-New Visions: Connecting ESL to GED and Credit Courses [video #3]
PE1128 .A2 K48 KET
1994
Dennis Terdy, expert in teaching of ESL & bilingual education for adults, discusses ESL issues w/several guest experts. 88 minutes. Part of six video series
New Technologies-New Visions: ESL in Adult Education: Teaching Multi-level Classes PE1128 .A2 K48 KET Dennis Terdy, expert in the teaching of ESL and bilingual education for adults, discusses ESL issues with several guest experts. Two videos (parts 1 & 2), 180 minutes.
1994
New Technologies-New Visions: From Talk to Action: Problem-posing in Adult ESL
Terdy, Dennis
PE1128 .A2 K48 KET
Dennis Terdy, expert in teaching of ESL & bilingual education for adults, discusses ESL issues w/several guest experts. Part of six video series.
1994
New Technologies-New Visions: I Am, You Are, We Is: A Look at Teaching Grammar
Terdy, Dennis
PE1128 .A2 K48 KET
Dennis Terdy discusses teaching grammar in adult ESL classes with several guest experts. Approx. 90 minutes. Part of six video series.
1994
Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
Brown, H. Douglas
P51.B775 2000
Addison Wesley Longman
Discusses current issues, first language acquisition, age & acquisition, human learning, styles & strategies, personality & sociocultural factors, cross-linguistic influence, competence, theories.
2000
Teach English: a Training Course for Teachers
Doff, Adrian
PE 1128 .A2
Cambridge Univ. Press
This complete training course for ESL teachers develops practical teaching skills and self-awareness. Includes Teacher's Workbook and Trainer's Handbook.
1988
Teacher to Teacher: Video Table of Contents [video #13] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Table of contents for Teacher to Teacher series. A print user's guide is also available.
1988
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Teacher to Teacher: Actively Interactive - Reading Comprehension Strategies [video #8]
LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press
1988
Demonstrates how students can successfully comprehend new material by integrating it with previous knowledge. Includes pre-reading activities such as semantic maps and prediction strategies.
Teacher to Teacher: Anatomy of a Lesson [video #5] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Covers the essentials of classroom management and shows how to coordinate needs assessment and materials selection while alternating between individual and group activities.
1988
Teacher to Teacher: Chapter 1, Page 1: Beginning Reading for Adults [video #2] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Illustrates an eclectic approach for teaching beginners. Techniques include: sounding out, spelling from sounds, reading strategies, journal writing, and dictionary work.
1988
Teacher to Teacher: Every Student has a Story [video #1] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Demonstration of how to conduct an initial interview with an ABE student.
1988
Teacher to Teacher: From Real Life [video #6] LC5225 .T4 T27
New Readers Press
Reading/writing class integrates students' experiences and environment. Shows how to lead a class in writing a group language experience story and use it as a basis for word study and spelling.
Teacher to Teacher: Listen, Ask, and Answer [video #4] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press creative techniques for beginning ESL students. Demonstrates use of tape recordings and role-playing to boost aural ability. Small-group activities for mixed-level classes.
Teacher to Teacher: Love to Write [video #9] LC5225 .T4 T27
New Readers Press
Models a "process" approach to teaching writing. Students work on whole pieces, not sentences or exercises. Students choose subjects, edit, and share completed work.
Teacher to Teacher: Sound, Form, and Fluency- Refining Oral Skills [video #10]
LC5225 .T4
New Readers Press
Demonstrates a number of effective oral and writing techniques, balancing between practice for correct sound, form, and fluency. Shows individual, pair, and small group activities.
Teacher to Teacher: Speak Up/Speak Out [video #11] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Demonstrates how student drawings and role-play serve as a catalyst for dialogue and vocabulary acquisition. Explains how to be sensitive to the needs of ESL students.
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988
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Teacher to Teacher: Taking Charge- Developing Self-Directed Learners [video #12] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Demonstrates comprehension and analytical skill-building activities with an advanced-level class. Shows how to challenge students to become dedicated learners and to take risks.
1988
Teacher to Teacher: Teaching Reading Two Ways- the Tired and the True [video #7] LC5225 .T4 T27 New Readers Press Demonstrates and contrasts a traditional approach to teaching reading to ESL students with an innovative one. Emphasizes pre-reading activities and reading and comprehension strategies.
1988
Teacher to Teacher: The ABCs of ESL [video #3] LC5225 .T4 T27
New Readers Press
Demonstrates class activities that teach survival skills. Shows how physical activity and jazz chants help ESL students learn English intonation, speech patterns, and vocabulary.
1988
Teacher Training Through Video: Beginning Literacy (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Shows teachers how to group students of varying abilities in the same classroom to teach reading and writing skills. Various grouping strategies and instructional approaches are presented.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Dialogue/Drill (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Demonstrates the audio-lingual method, used to develop speaking skills and pronunciation accuracy. Dialogues place language structures in a context and drills emphasize the teacher as a model.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Early Production (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Demonstrates the Natural Approach, which focuses on meaningful communication rather than language form. Emphasizes comprehensible input and activities that require one- or two-word responses.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Focused Listening (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Presents listening skills as strategies to bridge the gap between classroom English and the English encountered outside the classroom.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Information Gap (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman In these activities students do not have the same information. They must communicate in order to fill in gaps in their information. Technique emphasizes real communication in the learning process.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Language Experience (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Designed for preliterate, nonliterate, and semiliterate students to learn to read what they can already say. Technique emphasizes the concept that print represents spoken words.
1992
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Teacher Training Through Video: Lesson Planning (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Demonstrates how to plan an effective ESL lesson, including identification of the skills that are the focus of the lesson, and the five stages of an effective lesson plan.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Life Skills Reading (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Provides practice in extracting information to assist readers in performing tasks for work or daily life. It uses items such as classsified ads, bus schedules, and employee handbooks for its content.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Narrative Reading (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Involves reading in paragraph form, as in textbooks or newspapers. Technique focuses on global understanding and on the development of reading skills.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Problem Solving (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Helps develop communicative competence and critical thinking skills, using students' concerns and problems as a subject for discussion. Students learn to make informed decisions.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Role Play (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Provides students the opportunity to deal with the unpredicta-bility of language. Technique develops skills in choosing verbal and nonverbal language appropriate to the time, place, and person.
1992
Teacher Training Through Video: Total Physical Response (video) PE1128 .A2 T42 Longman Demonstrates the Total Physical Response approach, based on the principle that listening naturally precedes speaking. During TPR activities, students listen to commands and respond nonverbally.
1992
Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language
Gebhard, Jerry G.
PE 1128 .A2
Univ. of Michigan Press
Professional development text discusses classroom interaction and management, materials and media, and culture, as well as how to teach listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
1996
Training by Design: Integrated Teaching Techniques [video #5]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
Models integration of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, using information grids and language experience stories with extension activities. 39 minute tape.
1996
Training by Design: Interviews with ESL Learners [video #1]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
20-minute video models interviews with four ESL students who present a range of English proficiency levels.
1996
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Training by Design: Introduction to the Laubach Way to English Series, Part 1 [video
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
26 minute tape introduces the Way to English series. Models the process for teaching dialogue, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. Good demonstration of one-on-one tutoring.
1996
Training by Design: Introduction to the Laubach Way to English Series, Part 2 [video
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
26 minute tape offers training for the Way to English series. Discusses conversation skills, charts, story writing from lesson 1, and lesson 6.
1996
Training by Design: Listening and Speaking [video #4]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
Demonstrates teaching basic vocabulary and simple responses using pictures and physical response. 25 minute tape.
1996
Training by Design: Real-World Communication [video #2]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
Models how to build a lesson plan focused on grocery shopping. Choosing a topic, writing a simple dialogue, role play, and picking out vocabulary words are demonstrated. 29 minute tape.
1996
Training by Design: The Laubach Way to English Series - Foreign Language
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
19 minute tape models Russian dialogue, Russian vocabulary, Russian structure focus, and a Russian chart and story.
1996
Training by Design: Total Physical Response [video #3]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
26 minute tape models the TPR technique. Demonstrates teaching actions to English speakers in Indonesian, then teaching English in the same manner. Requires no speaking by learners.
1996
Training by Design: Understanding Speech Sounds [video #6]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72 New Readers Press
13 minute tape models correct pronunciation and discusses how different sounds are made.
1996
Training by Design: Using LifePrints [video #10]
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72
New Readers Press
35 minute tape gives an introduction to LifePrints levels 1, 2 and 3.
1996
Unraveling the "Model Minority" Stereotype: Listening to Asian American Youth
Lee, Stacey J.
LC2633.4.L44
Teachers College Press
Discusses Asian Americans as the silenced minority; Asian-American identities in high schools, academic achievement, race relations, student voices, and implications.
1996
Page 56 of 181
ESL/Teacher Resources
Action English Pictures Takahashi, Noriko
Alemany Press
Contains 66 duplicatable picture sequences with model lessons to use with the Total Physical Response approach to language acquisition.
Adult ESL Learner Outcomes Curriculum (binder)
ESOL Project/Texas A&M
PE 1128.A28 1998
Texas A&M University-
Notebook containing background information on adult students, an adult ESL learner outcomes document, the contents of the curriculum and sample lesson contents, plus additional teacher resources.
Adult Students' Perspectives on Native Language Use in the ESL Classroom
Wagner, Marguerite A.
LC 3731 .W25
CSU Thesis
1985 1998 1997
Basic Vocabulary Builder Blackline Masters
Liebowitz, Dorothy Gabel
PE 1449 .L73
National Textbook Co.
Contains 32 topical units, each with blackline master picture worksheet and vocabulary lists in 7 languages - English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Vietnamese- and activities/games.
Beyond the Library Card: an ESL Curriculum for Effective Library Use
Minicz, Elizabeth A.W.
Z711.8 .B59
Adult Lrn. Res. Ctr.
ESL curriculum increases students' knowledge and use of public libraries. Emphasizes language skills needed to use libraries effectively and focuses on problem-posing.
Bibliography of Citizenship and Civics Texts English Language & Literacy
Spring Institute for
Annotated bibliography of citizenship and civics texts detailing cost, size, SPL, learning basis, organization of book, pictorial support, exercises, teacher's usage guide
Complete ESL/EFL Resource Book: Strategies, Activities, & Units for the Classroom
Maculaitis-Cooke, Jean
PE 1128 .A2
Nat'l Textbook
Helps teachers organize the ESL clasroom. Offers lesson plans, activities, adaptable study units, and black-line masters. Includes practical strategies for parent involvement.
Crossroads: Achievement Tests
Frankel, Irene and Fuchs,
PE 1128.C85t
Oxford University Press
Reproducible tests for each of the Crossroads student books w/tapescript , answer key, answer key templates, item analysis for each test; also an audio cassette version
1988 1993 2001 1988 1994
Page 57 of 181
Cultural Adjustment, Mental Health, and ESL Adkins, Sample, Birman
Spring Institute
Provides information and ideas for ESL practitioners to understand the learners in their classrooms. Helps teachers do a better job of meeting needs and knowing when & where to refer people.
1999
ESL Miscellany: a Treasury of Cultural and Linguistic Information
Clark, Raymond C.
PE1128 .A2
Pro Lingua Associates
A collection of grammatical and cultural information presented in list format suitable for duplication. Very useful resource for developing material and also as a curriculum outline.
1991
ESL Teacher's Book of Lists Kress, Jacqueline E.
PE 1128 .A2
Center for Appl. Res. In
Includes 80 practical word lists to reproduce for classroom use or refer to in developing lesson plans and materials.
1993
ETC Program, The: An Immigration Story (Instructor's Annotated Editions)
PE1128.K482
Random House
Three instructor's editions from 6 level ESL program: A Competency-Based Grammar, A CompetencyBased Listening/Speaking Book, & A Competency-Based Reading/Writing Book
1988
Focus on the Language Learner
Tarone, Elaine
P51 .T355 1989
Oxford Univ. Press
Linguistics text focuses on identifying the local needs of ESL students and working to meet those needs. It offers a range of ideas and techniques for analyzing needs and developing activities.
1989
Get Ready, Go, Home Free: ESL Field Trips
Santopietro, Kathleen
PE1128.2 .S27
Delta Systems
3-step program for ESL field trips includes preparation exercises and activities, contact assignments, and review activities. Teacher's ed. includes planning guide and instructions.
1988
I Speak English: a Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Colvin, Ruth J.
PE 1128 .A2
LVA
Handbook for teachers and tutors covers all aspects of teaching English as a foreign language listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
1997
Making Content Comprehensible for English Language Learners: The SIOP Model
Echevarria, Jana, et al
PE1128.A2 E24
Allyn and Bacon
Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol teaches age-appropriate subject content in strategic ways that make the concepts comprehensible while promoting English language development
2000
Second Language Teaching & Learning
Nunan, David
P 118.2 .N86
Heinle & Heinle
Provides a portrait of second language teaching & learning, identifies major trends and issues, and shows how teachers can incorporate these ideas in their own teaching practice.
1999
Page 58 of 181
Talk Time Handbook: Conversation Sessions for . . . Limited English Speaking
Bentson, Marilyn
PE1128 .A2 B44 Nat'l Institute for Literacy
Describes how to develop a talk time program of conversation sessions for volunteer facilitators and limited English speaking participants.
Talking Shop: a Curriculum Sourcebook for Participatory Adult ESL PE1128 .A2 T25 CAL/Delta Systems Teachers share experiences about isses such as including learners in shaping curriculum, redefining student/teacher roles, promoting native language literacy, & encouraging critical thinking.
Teaching Adults: An ESL Resource Book
Laubach Literacy Action
PE1128 .A2 T72
New Readers Press
Includes important background information on the principles of second language acquisition and learning a new culture. Also contains 61 specific activities for adult learners.
Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching
Larsen-Freeman, Diane
PE1128 .A2 L35
Oxford University Press
Describes 8 language-teaching methods for ESL classes. For each method, theory and techniques are presented through the description of a class using the method, with additional analysis.
Techniques and Resources in Teaching Reading
Silberstein, Sandra
PE1128 .A2 S58
Oxford Univ. Press
Discusses reading process and instruction in the ESL classroom. Covers types of texts, sample lessons, activities, materials, and resources.
ESL/Teacher Resources/Activities
1995 1992 1996 1986 1993
Bag of Tricks; Bag of Tricks II Hamel, Paul J.
Delta Systems Co., Inc.
Two volumes of photocopy handouts w/lesson plans. Useful as complete lesson plan or as emergency lesson plans for a substitute teacher on a variety of topics and levels.
BINGO
Teacher's Discovery
Bingo games for ESL: Body, House Nouns, Professions, Food, Emotions and Colors & Family. Each includes a master vocabulary list, calling cards, playing cards, and instructions. (Each for 36 players)
Complete ESL/EFL Cooperative & Communicative Activity Book
Sloan, Stephen
PE 1128 .A2
Nat'l Textbook Co.
Black-line master book of learner-directed activities for intermediate students. Includes strip stories, match-ups, and jigsaws.
1991 1993 1991
Page 59 of 181
Crossroads - Teacher's Book vols. 1-4
Brod, Shirley A., et al.
PE1128 .C85
Oxford Univ. Press
Covers such topics as multilevel classes, adult learners, error correction, and evaluation. Each unit has warm-up activities, exercises, teaching procedures and extensions.
1991
Culture Clips: "Community Building" & "Living in the United States" (videos) In-Tele-Com Examine U.S. life (discussion questions & exercises) Community Building: neighbors against crime, police roles, achieving goals; Living in the U.S.: consumer scams, renting, taxes, hospitals, finance
1999
EL/Civics Activities Packet Spring Institute for
Spring Institute for
Description of teaching/assessment competencies; activities/resources for civics by the calendar, community service, consumer economics, employment, health, housing, transportation, learner records.
2002
English as a Second Language Tutor Survival Kit
Renner, Evelyn
PE1128 .A2
Literacy Volunteers of America
A collection of collaborative activities that can provide fun and adventure during the journey involved in acquiring English as a second language.
1994
ESL Teacher's Book of Instant Word Games
Hutchinson, Helene
PE 1128 .A2
Ctr. Appl. Res. Ed.
200 ready-to-use activities to help students master words & phrases, grammar, sentence structure, conversation and pronunciation.
1997
Experiential Language Teaching Techniques
Jerald, Michael and Raymond
PE1128 .A2 Ex7
Pro Lingua Associates
Presents 30 exercises for ESL students that require them to go out of the classroom to interact with native speakers. Each exercise includes preparation and post-experience activities.
1989
Index Card Games for ESL Clark, Raymond C., ed.
PE 1128 .A2 I42 Pro Lingua Associates
Provides directions for six types of language games using index cards. These supplementary activities are fun and useful for reviewing material and encouraging cooperative learning.
1982
Jazz Chants: Rhythms of American English for Students of English as a Second
Graham, Carolyn
PE1128 .G76
Oxford Univ. Press
A collection of chants and poems that set everyday English to jazz rhythms to demonstrate rhythm/intonation patterns. Includes audio cassette and teacher's notes.
1978
Language Teaching Techniques
Clark, Raymond C.
PE1128 .A2
Pro Lingua Associates
Describes 26 activities for teaching communication and grammar in ESL classes. Listening comprehension and fluent speaking skills are stressed; additional reading/writing activities suggested.
1987
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Live Action English: A Total Physical Response Student/Teacher Text
Romijn, Elizabeth Kuizenga
PE 1128 .R66
Command Performance
Contains 67 illustrated series of practical commands for use with ESL students of all ages and levels. Includes list of props needed and notes to teacher as to how to adapt to different ages.
1997
Multicultural Workshop Blanton, Linda
PE 1128 .B52
Heinle & Heinle
This 3-level , 3 book reading and writing series mixes multicultural reading selections with stimulating activities to develop student reflection, critical thinking, and writing skills.
1994
New Oxford Picture Dictionary: Listening and Speaking Activity Book
Adelson-Goldstein, Jayme, et.
PE1629 .O9
Oxford Univ. Press
Contains beginning level ESL communication activities based on the Dictionary. Includes Teacher's Notes for each of 96 activities, reproducible student activity sheets, and five audio cassettes.
1988
New Ways in Teaching Adults Lewis, Marilyn
PE 1128 .A2
TESOL
Collection of ESL learning activities drawn from many different real-life sources, including print, graphics, and sound. Develops broad communicative abilities.
1997
New Ways in Teaching Listening (New Ways in TESOL Series)
Nunan, David and Lindsay
PE1137.N48 1995 TESOL
Ideas for teaching listening incl: for main idea, details; predicting; w/pronunciation/vocabulary; to authentic material; using technology; for academics & fun. Planning & troubleshooting. Multilevel
1995
New Ways in Teaching Reading (New Ways in TESOL Series)
Day, Richard R. (ed)
PE1128.A2 N48
TESOL
Collection of activities, exercises, & suggestions for teaching reading as contributed by teachers who have used them in their classrooms.
1993
New Ways in Teaching Speaking
Bailey, Kathleen and Lance
PE 1137 .N48
TESOL
Presents 100+ activities using dialogues, role plays, games, and A/V aids to practice speech events. Develops fluency, accuracy, pronunciation, and speaking skills.
1994
New Ways in Teaching Vocabulary (New Ways in TESOL Series)
Nation, Paul (ed)
PE1137.N48 1994 TESOL
Activities for teaching new and enriching previously met vocabulary using news broadcasts, printed materials, pictures, objects, computer games, puzzles, and more.
1994
Out of Your Chairs! 40 Active Games for ESL
McArthur, Dani
PE 1128 .A2
Act of Learning Prod.
Presents 40 physical communicative activities for ESL students from beginning to advanced.
1997
Page 61 of 181
Practical Vocabulary Builder Liebowitz, Dorothy Gabel
PE 1449 .L74
National Textbook Co.
Contains 32 topical units, each with blackline master picture worksheet and vocabulary lists in 7 language. Includes learning activities and games.
Purple Cows and Potato Chips: Multi-sensory Language Acquisition Activities
Christison, Mary Ann
PE1128 .A2
Alemany Press
Introduces a different approach to language learning for mid-level ESL students. The 56 activities explore language thru the use of each of the five senses. Includes duplicatable exercise sheets.
Secrets of Speaking Real American English: Teacher's Guide
Abend, Richard
Village Video Productions
Booklet designed to accompany videos but useful solo to teach concepts of speed, word connection, differences between spoken & written English, and listening.
Solo, Duo, Trio: Puzzles and Games for Building English Language Skills
Yorkey, Richard
PE 1128 .A2
Pro Lingua
128 photocopiable activity sheets include 18 types of fun pencil and paper activities for developing English skills, useful for individual or small-group work.
Tasks for Independent Language Learning
Gardner, David
PE 1128 .A2
TESOL
Idea book of activities to promote learner independence, organized in nine units to develop learner training, reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, linguistics, and assessment.
Zero Prep: Ready-to-Go Activities for the Language Classroom
Pollard & Hess
PE 1128.A2 P63
Alta Book Center
Contains a wide variety of zero preparation activities for ESL classes. Includes icebreakers, listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and structure activities.
ESL/Teacher Resources/Grammar
1988 1987 1997 1997 1996 1997
Grammar Games: Cognitive, Affective, and Drama Activities for EFL Students
Rinvolucri, Mario
PE 1128 .A2
Cambridge Univ. Press
Resource book for teachers contains variety of games focusing on points of English grammar. Integrates grammar practice in novel and motivating ways.
Grammarchants: More Jazz Chants
Graham, Carolyn
PE1128 .G765
Oxford Univ. Press
Presents key grammatical structures using technique of jazz chanting. Units include chants, notes, and listening, speaking, & writing exercises. Includes audio cassette.
1984 1993
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Instant Grammar Lessons Battersby, Alan
PE 1128.B27
Language Teaching
32 units of photocopiable classroom materials, covering tenses, verbs, conditionals, passives. (Note: Utilizes British spellings and word usages.)
Instant Grammar Lessons Battersby, Alan
PE 1128.B27
LTP
Photocopiable resource book offers 32 ready-to-use lessons for individual practice or interactive group work. For advanced students. British English, but very usable with explanations of some items.
ESL/Teacher Resources/Multilevel
1996 1996
61 Cooperative Learning Activities in ESL
Hirsch, Charles
PE 1128 .A2
J. Weston Walch
Instructional strategies and reproducibles develop language acquisition through a conversation-based cooperative learning approach for mixed-level classes.
Crossroads - Multilevel Activity and Resource Package, vols. 1-4
Fuchs, Marjorie, et al.
PE1128 .C85
Oxford Univ. Press
MARPs contain reproducible worksheets, word and picture cards, game boards, and interactive activities. Teacher's notes for each unit included.
ESL Multilevel Handbook Clark, Melvin G.
PE 1128 .A2
MGC/Delta Systems
Handbook describes ways to work with multilevel groups. Discusses grouping, a variety of methods, structuring the curriculum, and lesson planning. Includes sample plans.
Teaching Multilevel Classes in ESL
Bell, Jill
PE1128 .A2 B42
Dominie Press
Focuses on teaching strategies for ESL classes with a wide range of student abilities. Discusses curriculum planning, assessment, classroom management, activities, and sample lessons.
ESL/Teacher Resources/Writing
1996 1991 1990 1991
Better Writing Through Editing Peterson, Jan & Hagen, Stacy
McGraw-Hill
A writing and editing book for intermediate ESL students. Teacher's edition only which includes student book, sample course outlines, sample lesson plans, quizzes, and suggestions for using text.
1999
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Techniques in Teaching Writing
Raimes, Ann
PE1128 .A2
Oxford University Press
This text for ESL teachers offers a variety of techniques and activities for writing instruction.
1983
Writing Instruction [Focus on Basics, Vol. 3 D, December 1999]
PE 1408.W945
NCSALL
Ideas and theories for teaching writing to English as a Second Language students.
1999
Writing Our Lives: Reflections on Dialogue Journal Writing with Adults Learning English
Peyton, Joy Kreeft
PE 1128 .A2
CAL/Delta Systems
1996
Tells how to incorporate dialogue journal writing in ESL classes. Includes practical suggestions for starting and maintaining written dialogue and a list of resources.
Writing Warm-Ups: 70 Activities for Prewriting
Tom, Abigail & McKay
PE 1408.T65 1989
Alemany Press
Resource book for teaching writing to ESL students--ranging in ability from low intermediate to high intermediate. Provides activities to sensitize students to the decisions necessary for writing.
1989
ESL/Textbooks/Academic Reading & Writing
First Steps in Academic Writing (w/separate answer key)
Hogue, Ann
PE1478.H57 1995 Addison-Wesley Publishing
Intended for high-beginning ESL. Covers paragraph concepts, writing types of paragraphs, how to use examples, and how to express & support opinons. Incl. personal/business letters.
Introduction to Academic Writing (second edition) separate answer key
Oshima, Alice and Ann
PE1408.072 1997 Addison Wesley Longman
Intermediate ESL writing textbk/wrkbk. Units incl. Writing about People, Narration, Description, Paragraph Organization, Essay Organization, Logical Division of Ideas & Supporting an Opinion.
Quest: Reading and Writing in the Academic World
Hartmann, Pamela & Blass,
McGraw-Hill
Books 1 & 3 of a series designed to introduce ESL students to college-level reading and writing demands. (Book1: high beginning/low intermediate; Book 3: low advanced/advanced)
Writing Academic English (third edition) separate answer key
Oshima, Alice and Ann
PE1408.073 1998 Addison Wesley Longman
Rhetoric & sentence structure textbook/wrkbk for intermediate to advanced ESL or developmental students. Process-oriented, limited to expository writing. Models & practices.
1996 1997 1999 1999
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Writing Matters! Introduction to Writing and Grammar (High Beginning)
Dubois, Lorraine and Patricia
McGraw-Hill
Intro to academic writing--esp. paragraphs: sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, prewriting, outlining, writing 1st draft, revising & editing, & writing the final draft; also good for dev English
ESL/Textbooks/American Culture
2003
101 American English Idioms: Understanding and Speaking English Like an American
Collis, Harry
PE1460 .C642
Passport Books
Everyday idioms with humorous cartoon illustrations offer English translations and placement in context to facilitate understanding and illustrate what they really mean.
1987
101 American English Proverbs: Understanding Language and Culture Through
Collis, Harry
PE1460 .C6425
Passport Books
Proverbs with whimsical cartoons are accompanied by explanations and used in a real-life context to show how they are used to communicate expressively in American English.
1992
101 American English Riddles: Understanding Language and Culture Through Humor
Collis, Harry
PE1406 .C643
Passport Books
"You'll find help everywhere you need it, including explanations of wordplays, idioms, and culture. There are also dialogues or narratives that show how the language is used in every English."
1996
ESL/Textbooks/General
Collaborations: English in Our Lives Intermediate 1 Student Book
Huizenga, Jann & Bernard-
PE 1128.C65 v.3
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Units focus on narratives of immigrants, each from a particular site. Addresses language development/competencies as they emerge from context.
Collaborations: English in Our Lives Beginning 1 Student Book
Huizenga, Jann & Weinstein-
PE 1128.C65 v.1
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Focuses on stories from immigrants; can be used multi-level. Encourages telling about self using English structures
Collaborations: English in Our Lives Beginning 2 Student Book
Weinstein-Shr, Gail &
PE 1128.C65 v.2
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Units focus on narratives of immigrants, each from a particular site. Addresses language development/competencies as they emerge from context.
1997 1997 1997
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Collaborations: English in Our Lives Intermediate 2 Student Book
Bernard, Jean, et al
PE 1128.C65 v.4
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Units focus on narratives of immigrants, each from a particular site. Addresses language development/competencies as they emerge from context.
1997
Collaborations: English in Our Lives Literacy Worktext
Moss, Donna, et al
PE 1128.C65 v.5
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Units focus on narratives of immigrants, each from a particular site. Addresses language development/competencies as they emerge from context.
1997
Contemporary English [series]
PE 1128.3 .C65
Contemporary Books
A five-level interactive topic-based ESL series for literacy to high-intermediate. Presents high-interest topics to develop language, thinking, and life skills. Book 1 & Literacy on cassette.
1999
Conversation Book 1; Conversation Book 2; teacher's guide; 10 cassettes (revised 3rd
Carver, Tina Kasloff & Sandra
PE1131 .C25
Prentice Hall Regents
1998
Focus: vocabulary (class, everyday, calendar, food, homes, shopping, community, work, health, leisure), activities, conversation,& journal. Copiable conversation & vocabulary tests in teacher's guide
Crossroads - Student book vols. 1-4
Frankel, Irene et al.
PE1128 .C85
Oxford Univ. Press
Four level series. Each includes conversations, reading & writing, listening, and interaction exercises. Integrates skill competencies and grammatical objectives. Also audio. (See Teacher Resources)
1991
Crossroads - Workbook vols. 1-4
Fuchs, Marjorie, et. al.
PE1128 .C85
Oxford Univ. Press
Books designed for independent study and homework. Vols. 1 and 2 include games, puzzles, and word searches. Answer key in each volume. (See: Teacher Resources)
1993
English for Adult Competency (books 1 & 2)
Keltner, Autumn
PE 1128 .K29
Prentice-Hall
Basic ESL text teaches functional language in real-life situations. Includes dialogues, interactive activities, reading exercises, and teacher's notes. Compatible w/ MELT competencies.
1990
English--No Problem Kerns, Trish, et al
New Readers Press
Samples (bks 1: tcher's ed, wrkbk, stu bk & 3:stu bk ). Part of 5 level series. Content focuses on student lives with project-based units. Integrates CASAS, BEST, NRS, EFF, SPLs, website
2004
Foundations (Teacher's Guide, text, 3 audiocassettes)
Molinksky, Steven J. and Bill
PE1128.M676
Prentice Hall Regents
Low beginning pre-text for SIDE BY SIDE. Includes vocabulary for personal info., everyday, classroom, town, emotions, work skills, doctor, transportation, more. With 3 audiocassettes
1996
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Gateways (levels 1 and 2) Kimbrough, Victoria
PE1128 .K56
Oxford Univ. Press
Two-level course for beginning ESL students. Uses adult contexts to present basic language. Features core vocabulary, grammar, pair and group activities. Includes teacher's guides & book l tapes.
1998
Hablo Ingles! I Speak English! (Level 1) Montano, Claudia
Instructional Fair, TS
Inexpensive paper homework booklet for low beginners. Includes Spanish pronunciation guide for simple English words and blanks in which to practice writing.
1992
Hablo Ingles! I Speak English! (Level 2)
Instructional Fair
Inexpensive student homework booklet for low beginnersthat offers simple English vocabulary with Spanish pronunciation guide, answer key in center, student exercises.
1992
Hablo Ingles! I Speak English! (Level 3)
Instructional Fair
Inexpensive student homework booklet for beginners that offers simple English daily vocabulary with a Spanish pronunciation guide, removable answer key in the center, and simple student exercises.
1992
InterCom 2000
PE 1128.3 .I57
Heinle & Heinle
Clearly-structured 4-level series features a balance of functions and grammar, real-life readings, skill practice, and interactive activities.
1990
LifePrints [series]
PE 1128 .L6
New Readers Press
Competency-based three-level ESL series for low-beginning through low-intermediate students. Includes student book, teacher's guide, and teacher's resource binder for each level.
1993
Longman ESL Literacy Nishio, Yvonne Wong
Longman
Designed for integration of basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading, & writing. Also Teacher's Resource Bk w/reproducible activities & tests
1998
New Vistas (5 level series: teacher's resource manuals, wrkbks, student bks, 10
Brown, H. Douglas, et al
PE1128.7248
Prentice Hall Regents
Five-level ESL series: teacher's resource manuals, workbooks, student books, & cassette tapes. Skills standards using CASAS & SCANS, answer keys, integration of reading, writing, listening, speaking.
2001
On Your Way: Building Basic Skills in English (w/audiocassette)
Anger, Larry
PE1128 .A53
Longman
Beginning-intermediate ESL text & cassette present natural language in context and give students practical life skills. Combines grammatical & functional approaches to develop basic competencies.
1987
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Passages (Student's book 1) Richards, Jack C. and Sandy,
Cambridge University Press
A multi-skills workbook for high intermediate to advanced students designed to develop fluency and accuracy through a topic-based syllabus.
Real-Life English [Series]
PE 1128.R4
Steck-Vaughn
Five-level (Literacy, 1-4) series for ESL learners is competency-based and compatible with CASAS and MELT. Each level contains the same 10 subject units
Side by Side (Book 1, third edition, testing program, teacher's guide, and
Molinsky, Steven J. and Bill
PE 1131.M576
Prentice Hall Regents
Offers pronunciation and listening activities, Gazette pages, grammar raps, picture cards, assessment program, cassettes for listening/speaking practice.
Side by Side (student books 1 & 2)
Molinsky, Steven J.& Bill Bliss
PE 1131.M73
Prentice Hall
ESL textbooks focused on phrases. Book 1 moves from answering questions with forms of "to be" to past tense; Book 2, more difficult constructions such as partitives, adverbs & while-clauses.
Side by Side Video Workbook 1A (and video)
Molinsky, Steven J. and Bill
PE 1131.M73
Prentice Hall Regents
Workbook offers exercises & activities to help students interact w/video, scripts, & summary page of grammar structures & vocabulary featured. Uses comedy, interviews, rap & songs.
SOS (Speaking of Survival) Freeman, Daniel
PE 1128 .F85
Oxford Univ. Press
Competency-based 14-unit ESL course for high beginner/low intermediate students. Includes picture vocabulary, basic cultural information, conversations, extensive exercises, interactive activities.
Spectrum: A Communicative Course in English (Levels 4-6: teacher's eds, texts,
Frankfort, Nancy, et al
PE1128.W364
Prentice Hall Regents
Levels 4-6, teacher's editions, student books, workbooks, 3 audiocassette sets. Level 4 focused on intermediate listening/speaking, Levels 5-6 on advanced reading/writing.
Stand Out : Standards-Based English 4
Sabbagh, Staci Lyn & Rob
PE1128.S214
Heinle
Level 4: Lesson Planner w/CD, Grammar Challenge, and text with audiocassette. Integrates language development, life skills, projects, listening activities & dialogues, supplemental exercises, & more
Stand Out: Standards-Based English 1
Sabbagh, Staci Lyn & Rob
PE1128.J434
Heinle
Level 1: Lesson Planner w/CD, Grammar Challenge, and text with audiocassette. Integrates language development, life skills, projects, listening activities & dialogues, supplemental exercises, & more
1998 1994 2001 1989 1995 1982 1994 2002 2002
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Stand Out: Standards-Based English 2
Sabbagh, Staci Lyn & Rob
PE1128.J435
Heinle
Level 2: Lesson Planner w/CD, Grammar Challenge, and text with audiocassette. Integrates language development, life skills, projects, listening activities & dialogues, supplemental exercises, & more
Stand Out: Standards-Based English 3
Sabbagh, Staci Lyn & Rob
PE1128.S213
Heinle
Level 3: Lesson Planner w/CD, Grammar Challenge, and text with audiocassette. Integrates language development, life skills, projects, listening activities & dialogues, supplemental exercises, & more
Survival English: English Through Conversation (Books 1 & 2)
Mosteller, Lee & Paul, Bobbi
Prentice Hall Regents
Student workbooks covering essential vocabulary for personal id, family, health, transportation, food, clothing, housing, occupations, community, school, emergencies, and our world.
ESL/Textbooks/Grammar
2002 2002 1994
1 (Beginning/High Beginning) Fragiadakis, Helen Kalkstein
McGraw-Hill
Bite-sized chunks of grammar in 2-page lessons that build from listening, to practice, to communicative activities and chants by Carolyn Graham
Articles Etc. Through Pictures Winitz, Harris
International Linguistics
A textbook that teaches grammatical form through cartoon drawings. Covers "a," "the," "some," "this," "that," "these," "those," and "all."
Basic Grammar in Use: Reference and Practice for Students of English
Murphy, Raymond
PE1128 .M97
Cambridge Univ. Press
Volume is a reference grammar and practice book for beginning-intermediate ESL students. Contains 108 units. Can be used as class text, reference, or for self-study. includes answer key.
Focus on Grammar: Advanced Course
Maurer, Jay
PE1128.F794
Addison Wesley Longman
Textbook covering tense & time, modals, nouns, adjective clauses & phrases, passive voice, adverbs, noun clauses, unreal conditions
Focus on Grammar: Advanced Course and Workbook (w/answer key)
Koch, Rachel Spack & Keith
PE1128.F794
Addison Wesley Longman
Covering tense & time, modals, nouns, adjective clauses & phrases, passive voice, adverbs, noun clauses, unreal conditions
2004 1982 1993 2000 2000
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Focus on Grammar: An Introductory Course for Reference and Practice
Schoenberg, Irene E. & Jay
PE1112 .S344
Longman
Workbook designed for beginning students of English grammar. Utilizes real-life contexts such as email, newspapers, and questionnaires. Includes self tests.
Focus on Grammar: Basic Course plus Basic Workbook (w/answer key)
Eckstut, Samuela
PE1128.S34568
Addison Wesley Longman,
Covering "be," parts of speech, simple tenses, questions & imperatives, nouns, articles & quantifiers, and the superlative.
Focus on Grammar: High-Intermediate Workbook (w/answer key)
Fuchs, Marjorie & Margaret
PE1128.F794
Addison Wesley Longman
Workbook reviews simple tenses, gerunds & infinitives, phrasal verbs, adjective clauses, passive, conditionals, indirect speech & embedded questions
Focus on Grammar: Intermediate Course and Workbook
Fuchs, Marjorie, et al
PE 1128.F794
Addison Wesley Longman
ESL intermediate student text offering work with tenses, pronouns and phrasal verbs, modals and related verbs and expressions, adjectives and adverbs, gerunds and infinitives, & nouns and articles.
Focus on Grammar: Intermediate Course and Workbook (w/ answer key)
Fuchs, Marjorie
PE1128.F794
Addison Wesley Longman
Workbook reviews tenses, pronouns & phrasal verbs, modals, present perfect, adjectives & adverbs, gerunds & infinitives, nouns & articles
Fundamentals of English Grammar (Third Edition) w/answer key
Azar, Betty Schrampfer
PE1128 .A965
Pearson Education, Inc.
Grammar text covering present, past, future, present/past perfect, question, nouns & pronouns, modal auxiliaries, connecting ideas, comparisons, passive, adjective clauses, gerunds & more. Traditional
Grammar in Action: an Illustrated Workbook (Books 1, 2, & 3)
Foley, Barbara H.
PE 1128 .F56
Heinle & Heinle
3 level grammar series. Each book includes 20+ units; each is centered on an everyday activity and covers one grammar item. A variety of exercises develop vocabulary, speaking, and writing skills.
Grammar in Context 1 (Third Edition) [w/audiocassette]
Elbaum, Sandra N.
PE1112.E364
Heinle
High-beginning ESL textbook connects grammar w/American cultural context; includes grammar charts, language notes, new readings, tapes & online activities, exercises, editing advice, & chapter tests
Grammar in Context 2 (Third Edition) [w/audiocassette]
Elbaum, Sandra N.
PE1112.E364
Heinle
Intermediate ESL textbook connects grammar w/American cultural context; includes grammar charts, language notes, new readings, tapes & online activities, exercises, editing advice, & chapter tests
2002 2000 2000 1999 2000 2002 1990 2000 2000
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Grammar in Context 3 (Third Edition) [w/audiocassette]
Elbaum, Sandra N.
PE1112.E364
Heinle
High-intermediat ESL textbook connects grammar w/American cultural context; includes grammar charts, language notes, new readings, tapes & online activities, exercises, editing advice, & chapter tests
Grammar in Context: Instructor's Manual and Tests (Third Edition)
Elbaum, Sandra N.
PE1112.E364
Heinle
Instructor's Manual, tests, and answer keys for Grammar in Context books 1, 2, & 3.
2000 2000
Grammar in Use: Intermediate Murphy, Raymond
Cambridge University Press
Self-study reference & practice w/answers featuring tenses, conditionals, passives, auxillary verbs, infinitives, articles, pronouns, relative clauses, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions
2000
Grammar Step by Step 2 (Intermediate) Fragiadakis, Helen Kalkstein
McGraw-Hill
Bite-sized chunks of grammar in 2-page lessons that build from listening, to practice, to communicative activities and chants by Carolyn Graham
2004
Grammar Step by Step 3 (High Intermediate) Fragiadakis, Helen Kalkstein
McGraw-Hill
Bite-sized chunks of grammar in 2-page lessons that build from listening, to practice, to communicative activities and chants by Carolyn Graham
2005
Grammar: Form and Function 1 (Beginning) Broukal, Milada
McGraw-Hill
Integrates study of new structures w/info on how to use them/what they mean; includes photos, all beginning grammar structures, practice, conversations, writing assignments, self-tests, Website
2004
Grammar: Form and Function 2 (Intermediate) Broukal, Milada
McGraw-Hill
Integrates study of new structures w/info on how to use them/what they mean; includes photos, all intermediate grammar structures, practice, conversations, writing assignments, self-tests, Website
2004
GrammarWork 1; GrammarWork 2; GrammarWork 3; GrammarWork 4
Breyer, Pamela Peterson
Prentice Hall Regents
Workbooks that illustrate the grammatical structure, then offer practice and real-life applications. Can be used with instruction or independently.
1996
ESL/Textbooks/Life Skills
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Apple Pie: Delta's Beginning ESL Program
Iwataki, Sadae, ed.
PE1128 .A66
Delta Systems
Student and Teacher books 1A - beginning level text for ESL covers family, food, money, making requests, occupations, personal information, etc.
Basic Telephone Training Watson-Delestree, Anne
PE 1128.6 .W28
Contemporary
Student book/cassette designed to teach basic telephone skills, including functional phrases and vocabulary, and listening, speaking, and message-taking skills.
Choices: an ESL Lifeskills Series for Adults (6 vols.)
PE1128 .C45
Contemporary Books
Worktext series develops language skills & knowledge base: 1) It's Your Right. 2) In Good Health. 3) Discovering Your Community. 4) Consumer Sense. 5) Housing. 6) Families and Schools.
Global Links 1: English for International Business Adams, Keith and Rafael
Addison Wesley Longman
Low-level language for high-level business people using English to communicate; includes audio cd and phrase book; offers real-world examples. Designed for small classes.
In Other Words: Life Skills Vocabulary in Context
Santopietro, Kathleen
PE 1128.S28
Dormac, Inc
Activities that reinforce and enhance the vocabulary used in survival English settings; intermediate level suitable for multilevel classrooms; w/teacher's edition
Workplace Plus 1: Living and Working in English (student bk, workbk, 3 cassettes,
Saslow, Joan & Tim Collins
PE1128.S276
Addison Wesley Longman
Helps beginning learners to understand spoken & written general & employment-related language, to communicate in their own words, to understand the culture/expectations of the workplace
Workplace Plus 2: Living and Working in English (student bk, workbk, 3 cassettes,
Denman, Barbara R.
PE1128.S277
Longman
Student book, workbook , 3 audiocassettes, teacher's edition for high beginning learners--weather, housing, vehicles, personal care, etc.
ESL/Textbooks/Reading & Writing
1995 1999 1995 2001 1989 2000 2001
Adventures in Reading: International edition (High Beginning)
Billings, Henry & Melissa and
McGraw-Hill
2nd in series of 3 books for reading comprehension & vocabulary building; featuring adventure-based passages, reading skills, standardized testing formats, cooperative learning tasks, Internet search
2003
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Basic Composition for ESL Huizenga, Jann
PE 1128.5 .H85 Heinle & Heinle
Advanced level writing workbook instructs students in six practical and academic writing purposes: giving instructions, describing, reporting, analyzing, comparing/contrasting, and classifying.
1990
English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker: Book 1
Fisher, Kathleen
Fisher Hill
Bilingual book designed to help Spanish speakers learn to read & spell English using a phonemic, systematic approach. Also presents several sight words that aren't phonetic.
2004
Eye on Editing 1: Developing Editing Skills for Writing
Cain, Joyce S.
PE1128.C25 2001 Pearson Education, Inc.
Intermediate-level chapters can be addressed in any order; include pretest, grammar explanations, exercises in editing sentence-level items, paragraphs, & correcting errors, and self-check writing.
2002
For Your Information: Introductory Reading Skills, Intro
Blanchard, Karen Lourie
PE1128.B5864
Pearson Education, Inc.
Intro of For Your Information series--high-interest readings for beginning ESL students, including points to ponder, dictionary, accompanying tasks, discussion questions, and answer key.
2002
Get Ready to Read: A Skill-based Reader (w/separate answer key)
Blanchard, Karen & Christine
PE1128, B58647
Longman
For beginners from a 3-level series to develop reading and vocabulary building skills. Includes subjects such as finding the topic, reading for main ideas, recognizing time order, & making inferences
2005
Light and Lively: Humorous American Short Stories
Felder, Mira and Bromberg,
PE 1128.F38 1996 Addison Wesley Longman
Reading text offering American short stories, pre- and post-reading activities, and glossing appropriate for high-intermediate ESL students.
1996
NorthStar: Focus on Reading and Writing (Introductory)
Beaumont, John
PE1128.B41 2001 Pearson Education, Inc.
introductory book of five-level NorthStar skills series, designed to work with Focus on Grammar series. Offers themed topics for reading/writing and listening/speaking.
2001
Personal Stories: A Book for Adults Who are Beginning to Read
Koch, Kamla Devi
PE1128.4 .K62
Linmore Pub.
3 vols. + 3 teacher's eds. Series tells the stories of 6 central characters. Includes pre-reading activities, comprehension and grammar skills. Writing activities incl. student's own stories.
1985
Raise the Issues: An Integrated Approach to Critical Thinking
Numrich, Carol
Pearson Education, Inc.
Ten radio commentaries from National Public Radio for use by advanced ESL students ready to delve into critical thinking. Includes suggestions for use.
2002
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Read Ahead: Reading and Life Skills Development 1 (w/teacher's manual)
McEntire, Jo
PE1128.M363
Longman
Helps low-intermediate students develop natural & purposeful language use. Gives writing prompts and online activities. Teaches vocabulary, predicting, peviewing, writing practice.
Read Ahead: Reading and Life Skills Development 2 (w/teacher's manual)
McEntire, Jo
PE1128.R38 2003 Longman
Helps intermediate students acquire sills such as previewing, scanning for details, predicting, distinguishing fact/fiction, paraphrasing, writing paragraphs & reports, etc.
Read All About It: Book 1 w/audiocassette
Howard, Lori
PE1128.H626
Oxford University Press
High-interest readings for ESL at high beginning level; pre-reading, reading, post-reading exercises for individuals or groups. Addresses topics such as money, food, clothing, community, animals, etc
Read All About It: Book 2 Howard, Lori
PE1128.H627
Oxford University Press
High-interest readings for ESL high-beginning to low-intermediate levels; pre-reading, reading, postreading activities for individuals or groups. Topics include cooking, fashion, health, etc.
Read On 2 (High Beginning) Mare, Nancy Nici
McGraw-Hill
2nd in series of 2 readers for beg & hi beg students; features high interest passages, pre- & postreading activities, cooperative learning tasks, activity menus for review,
Reading for a Reason: Expanding Reading Skills 1 (High Beginning)
Blass, Laurie and Elizabeth
McGraw-Hill
First in 3-level reading workbook series that features cross-curricular content, timed readings, reading skills, comprehension skills, academic vocabulary & Internet research skills
Ready to Read Now: A Skill-based Reader (w/separate answer keyl)
Blanchard, Karen & Christine
PE1128.B5868
Longman
Part of a three-level series taking intermediate students through task-based activities to build reading competency & fluency. Includes identifying topics, supporting details, previewing & more.
Weaving It Together: Connecting Reading and Writing 2 (2nd Edition)
Broukal, Milada
PE1128 .B7154
Heinle
Connects high-interest readings w/writing activities for high beginning level. Part of 4 book series. Includes Internet activities on topics such as personality, customs, the law, and readings
Weaving It Together: Connecting Reading and Writing 3 (2nd Edition)
Broukal, Milada
PE1128 .B7154
Heinle
Connects high-interest readings w/writing activities for intermediate level. Part of 4 book series. Includes Internet activities on topics such as symbols, mind & body, environment, readings
2005 2003 1999 2000 2004 2006 2005 2004 2004
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World Class Readings 3: A Reading Skills Text (High Intermediate)
Rogers, Bruce
McGraw-Hill
Uses current selections to teach skill building, reading comprehension, vocabulary, listening, writing, discussion, Internet search activities
ESL/Textbooks/Social Studies
2004
America's Story (The Complete Edition) Bernstein, Vivian
Steck-Vaughn
Hardbound textbook covering American history from the settlers to today's challenges. Includes new words for each chapter, maps, pictures, and "Using What You've Learned."
2001
America's Story: Books One and Two and Teacher's Guide
Bernstein, Vivian
Steck-Vaughn
Book One: American history to 1865; Book Two: American history since 1865 detailed in paperback text; also, a teacher's guide to be used with America's Story texts.
2001
Civics Writing Dictionary
Steck-Vaughn
Student workbook featuring spaces in which the student can add chosen words or phrases. Also includes a map of the U.S., basic English spelling rules, & often misspelled English words.
2002
Stars and Stripes: Facts and Folklore about the U.S.A.
McPartland-Fairman, Pamela
E 161.M37 1998
McGraw-Hill
A reading, writing, listening, and discussion book for low-intermediate to intermediate ESL students featuring stories about the history and culture, past and present of the U.S.
1998
ESL/Textbooks/Speaking & Listening
Contemporary Topics 1: Intermediate Listening and Note-Taking Skills
Solorzano, Helen and Laurie
Pearson Education, Inc.
Text designed to accompany audio tapes (not included) that cover twelve lectures from different disciplines. Exercises focus on predicting, identifying key information & summarizing from notes.
Conversation Strategies: Pair and Group Activities for Developing Communicative
Kehe, David and Peggy
Pro Lingua Associates
Collection of activities for pair/small group conversation; intermediate level; nonthreatening use of necessary conversational skills (ie. clarifying, interrupting, etc.).
2002 1994
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English for Life Through Pictures Bray, Terry
Dominie Press
Workbook designed to help students break through from basic beginner to low-intermediate. Real-life situations in sequenced illustrations; uses colloquial language and pragmatic learning activities.
1993
ICON: International Communication Through English 1 (High Beginning)
Freeman, Donald, et al
McGraw-Hill
2nd in 4-level series that offers core activities that create successful learner interaction in the classroom, conversation strategies, readers' forum, writing workshop, focus on idioms.
2005
ICON: International Communication Through English 2 (Intermediate)
Freeman, Donald, et al
McGraw-Hill
3rd in 4-level series that offers core activities that create successful learner interaction in the classroom, conversation strategies, readers' forum, writing workshop, focus on idioms.
2005
ICON: International Communication Through English 3 (Intermediate)
Freeman, Donald, et al
McGraw-Hill
4th in 4-level series that offers core activities that create successful learner interaction in the classroom, conversation strategies, readers' forum, writing workshop, focus on idioms.
2005
ICON: International Communication Through English Intro ( Beginning)
Freeman, Donald, et al
McGraw-Hill
1st in 4-level series core activities for learner interaction in the classroom, conversation strategies, readers' forum, writing workshop, focus on idioms. Text, w/CD, Wrkbk, Teacher's Manual
2005
Impact Listening (student bks 1, 2, & 3 w/cds; teacher's manual 1, 2, 3; audio
Kisslinger, Ellen, et al
Prentice Hall Regents
Three-level series for listening/speaking involving input, tasks, listening strategies, language awareness, & self-expression. Website w/additional ideas available.
2001
Ingles Para Hispanohablantes: Un Curso Completo
Alfaro, Martin y Adolfo;
Random House
A Living Language program of text for the tapes, Spanish/English dictionary, and audio cassette tapes to be used for independent study
1993
Listen First: Focused Listening Tasks for Beginners (text plus 3 audio cassettes)
Adelson-Goldstein, Jayme
Oxford University Press
Designed to expose low beginners w/no previous instruction to simple, everyday language. Task-based exercises help build vocabulary and demonstrate comprehension.
1991
Listen For It: A Task-Based Listening Course (New Edition) w/3 audiocassettes
Richards, Jack C., et al
PE1128.R458
Oxford University Press
Course in listening skills for ESL pre-intermediate to intermediate level; units organized around common topics & related functions, use prelistening & speaking activities
1994
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Listen For It: A Task-Based Listening Course; Teacher's Guide
Richards, Jack C., et al
PE1128.A2R479
Oxford University Press
Teacher's Guide incorporates listening strategies & tactics; lists of new vocabulary; optional activities
1994
New Person to Person: Communicative Listening and Speaking Skills (level 1 and 2)
Richards, Jack C.
PE1131 .R52
Oxford Univ. Press
Two-level series to develop listening and speaking skills. Listening and practice activities use authentic language in a range of settings. Includes teacher's book & 2 audio tapes per level.
1995
NorthStar: Focus on Listening and Speaking (Introductory)
Merdinger, Polly & Laurie
PE1128 .B315
Pearson Education, Inc
Student workbook designed to accompany NorthStar audio tapes. Covers Approaching the topic, Preparing to Read, Listening/Reading, Reviewing Language, Skills for Expression.
2002
ESL/Textbooks/TOEFL
Delta's Key to the TOEFL Test Gallagher, Nancy
Delta Publishing Co.
Comprehensive text, audio cassettes, and cd specifically addressing the TOEFL test in both its print and computer forms. Includes diagnostic, reviews, practice tests
1999
Longman Complete Course for the TOEFL Test
Phillips, Deborah
PE1128.P435
Addison Wesley Longman
Text & cd prepare students to take the paper/computer forms of the Test of English as a Foreign Language test; useful for individualized study, primary classroom work, & as supplementary text.
2000
Longman Introductory Course for the TOEFL Test: Preparation for the Computer and
Phillips, Deborah
PE1128.P44 2001 Pearson Education, Inc.
Introductory text w/cd to prepare students whose TOEFL scores are in the 380-480 range on the paper TOEFL (80-160 computer) for main TOEFL prep course.
2001
ESL/Textbooks/Vocabulary
All-Star 1 (Beginning) Lee, Linda, et al
McGraw-Hill
1st in 4-level , standards-based vocabulary building series; features big picture scenes, 8 lessons per unit, coverage of CASAS, SCANS, EFF, & LCPs; includes text, workboook, teacher's ed, sample CD
2005
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Least You Should Know about Vocabulary Building, The
Glazier, Teresa Ferster
PE1576.G58
CBS College Publishing
Student text designed to help student develop a method for learning new words through word roots
1981
New Oxford Picture Dictionary: Beginning Workbook
Zevin, Patricia E.
PE1629 .O9
Oxford Univ. Press
Designed for non-English speakers, workbook provides extensive vocabulary practice with the Dictionary. Many exercises and fun activities included.
1988
New Oxford Picture Dictionary: Intermediate Workbook
Schimpff, Jill Wagner
PE1629 .O9
Oxford Univ. Press
Workbook to reinforce vocabulary presented in the Dictionary. Each unit has activities ranging from low to high-intermediate ability levels and can be used for both written and oral practice.
1988
Oxford Picture Dictionary: Beginner's Workbook
Fuchs, Marjorie
PE 1629.O95
Oxford University Press
Student workbook offering vocabulary reinforcement activities that correspond to the pages of the Oxford Picture Dictionary. Suitable for ESL levels 1 & 2 and students beginning level 3.
1999
Verbs Through Pictures Winitz, Harris
International Linguistics
Simple, paperback student workbook offering very simple sentences accompanied by illustrative pictures.
1982
ESL/Workforce Training
American Business Vocabulary Flower, John & Ron Martinez
Language Teaching
Student text that teaches over 1000 business words and phrases and offers exercises and progress tests suitable for individual instruction.
1995
Contemporary's Put English to Work (7 vols)
Podnecky, J., Cross, C., Linn,
PE1128.6 .L56
Contemporary Books
Seven-level workplace-literacy program for ESL students. Using realistic job contexts, topical units build problem-solving, critical-thinking, and communication skills.
1996
English ASAP: Connecting English to the Workplace
PE 1128.6 .E62
Steck-Vaughn
A complete SCANS-based four-skills program for teaching ESL and SCANS skills to adults; compatible with the CASAS and MELT competencies. 3 levels; teacher's guides. Also audio cassettes.
1999
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English That Works (Books 1 & 2, each w/instructor's edition)
Savage, K. Lynn
PE 1128.6 .S29
Scott, Foresman
Program for adult learners teaches English to help students get and keep jobs. Each unit prepares students for one real-life task. Includes Chinese cultural notes.
1982
ESL for Action: Problem Posing at Work (with teacher's guide)
Auerbach, Elsa
PE1128.6 .A73
Addison-Wesley
High-level ESL text teaches workplace communication skills through a problem-solving approach. Features experience-centered lessons and student research activities.
1987
Integrating SCANS Competencies into ESL Instruction
Marshall, Brigitte
Spring Institute for
Resource book for teachers including materials that can be reproduced and/or adapted to assist with SCANS competencies.
Key Vocabulary for a Safe Workplace Ringel, Harry
New Readers Press
Student book includes picture dictionary, practice, and application of warning signs & first aid items, health & ergonomics, safe use of tools & machinery, and safety information on labels and tags.
2000
Let's Work Safely: English Language Skills for Safety in the Workplace
Mrowicki, Linda
PE1128.6 .M86
Linmore Publishing
Provides intermediate ESL students with necessary language/safety concepts to function safely at work or in vocational training. Includes teacher's book.
1984
Make Your Mark in Food Service (Put English to Work series)
Grebel, Rosemary and Phyllis
Contemporary Books
Student workbook offering practice in practical food service demands such as taking orders in a fastfood restaurant, describing daily specials, greeting customers, and more. Teacher's guide available
1997
Speaking American English at Work (2 videos)
Adams, Patricia and Moore,
PE 1128.6.S75
Video-Forum
Two video series using a sample ESL class: "You're Hired" and "Climbing the Ladder." W/teacher's manual containing scripts.
1988
Speaking Up at Work Robinson, Catherine
PE1128.6 .R57
Oxford Univ. Press
Develops communication skills for succeeding at work. Can be used by ABE or intermediate ESL students to gain cultural and workplace awareness and learn interpersonal skills. Incl. teacher's guide.
1985
Vocational Classroom: a Great Place to Learn English
Platt, Elizabeth
PE1128.6 .P52
Center for Applied
Using examples from vocational classrooms, demonstrates how teachers can maximize opportunities for ESL students to improve English as they master vocational content.
1996
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Working in English: Beginning Language Skills for the World of Work (Book 2
Brems, Marianne
PE1128.6 .W67
Contemporary Books
Richly illustrated, easy-to-follow text for high beginners presents essential language for finding and keeping a job. Covers workplace competencies, expressions, structures, and vocabulary.
Family Literacy/Administration
1991
Framework for Early Literacy Instruction (pre-K through kindergarten)
Bodrova, Elena, et al
Mid-continent Research for
A document that aligns standards to developmental patterns and student behaviors, pre-k through kindergarten.
101 Ways to Build Enrollment in Your Early Childhood Program
Montanari, Ellen Orton
LB1140.23 .M66 CPG Publ. Co
Filled with easy-to-use ideas to build enrollment, including community marketing, advertising, publicity, "customer service," and retention strategies.
Action for Advocates of Family Literacy (booklet) LC149.2 .A28
NCFL
Guide to developing and implementing an action plan for family literacy advocacy.
2000 1992 1997
Boost Family Involvement: How to Make Your Program Succeed under the New Title 1
Macfarlane, Eleanor C.
Family Literacy Center
Binder of information--including Title 1 Guidelines for Parental Involvement, Developing the Parental Involvement Guidelines, Sample Parental Policies, Matching Your Program to Needs, etc.
1995
Building Family Literacy in an Urban Community
Handel, Ruth D.
LC152.N58H36
Teachers College Press
Provides an accessible resource for initiating & improving family literacy programs, including nature of family literacy, historical perspective, & future trends.
1999
Checking Up on Early Childhood Care and Education (booklet)
Kotlus, Ellen
LB1139.25 .K68
Council for Ed. Devel. &
Guide synthesizes the best and most recent information from early-childhood research into an easy-touse checklist. Offers suggestions on implementing new federal laws.
1996
Community Forums of Families and Children: a Planning Workbook (booklet) HQ544 .C6 C85 First Impressions Training manual tells how to plan and hold community forums on the topic of families and children.
1995
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Empowering People [video] National Center for Family
HV699 .E68
Nat'l Center for Family
Discusses how to run parent groups in a family literacy program.
1993
Families at School: A Guide for Educators
Thomas, Adele, et al
LC151.T56 1999
International Reading
Describes an exemplary family literacy program from Niagra Falls, background information on family literacy, suggestions for establishing a program, and sample lesson plans and assessment methods
1999
Families Learning Together in Colorado: a Report on Family Literacy
Anderson, Jean E.
LC149.25 .C6
CDE-OAE
Report defines and gives background of family literacy. Describes family literacy programs in Colorado, successful practices, services, and funding & information resources.
1994
Family Literacy Answer Book: a Guidebook for Teachers & Administrators
LC149.2 .F275
National Center for Family
Resource book for family literacy providers covers adult and early childhood education, curriculum development, PACT time, parent groups, and home visits. Includes many lesson plans and sample forms.
Family Literacy Guide to Welfare Reform (booklet)
NCFL
LC149.2.F29 1998 National Center for Family
Brief guide containing Family Literacy & Welfare Reform implications, Family Literacy as a Strategy for Welfare Reform examples, The Law, and Welfare Reform resources.
1997 1998
Family Literacy: An Intergenerational Approach to Learning [binder: video & guide]
LC149.2 .F26
SUNY
Guide to implementing a family literacy program describes the components of the program and steps to follow in starting a family literacy program.
1992
Family Literacy: Getting Started (booklet)
Butkus, Deborah L.
LC149.2 .B87
Colo. Dept. of Educ.
45 page document explains the rationale of family literacy programs, describes components, and tells how to plan a family literacy program.
1995
Family Resource Center Handbook: How to Establish and Manage a Family Resource
Carfora, Jeanne & Mary Lou
EDINFO Press
Handbook including the following subheadings: Overview, Developing Partnerships, Organizing the Center, Building the Volunteer Base, Training the Volunteers, Building the Program, & Vision for Future.
1997
Founding and Funding Family Literacy Programs
Talan, Carole
LC 149.2 .T35
Neal-Schuman
Guide for libraries tells how to create a library-based family literacy program.
1999
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Frontiers in Family Learning: a Showcase of Exemplary Family Literacy Programs
LC149.2 .F76
NCFL
Highlights programs of excellence. Provides an inside look at how these programs provide integrated services, achieve important outcomes for families, and offer unique features to the field.
Funding a Family Literacy Program (booklet) LC 149.2 .F78
NCFL
Gives suggestions for fund raising for family literacy programs.
1996 1997
Generation to Generation: Realizing the Promise of Family Literacy
Brizius, Jack A.
LC149.2 .B84
High/Scope Press
Book for educators, policymakers, and business leaders defines family literacy and offers suggestions to promote its advantages to families in your community.
Getting Men Involved: Strategies for Early Childhood Programs
Levine, James A.
HQ756 .L59
Scholastic
Real-life programs from around the country are used as examples to illustrate ways in which men can become involved in early childhood development.
Getting Started: Materials and Equipment for Active Learning Preschools (booklet)
Vogel, Nancy
LB1140.3 .V64
High/Scope Press
detailed guide to selecting materials and equipment for the active learning preschool. Covers these areas: art, block, house, toy, book, computer, movement & music, sand & water, and woodworking.
Guide to Developing Community-Based Family Support Programs
Epstein, Ann S.
HV699 .E67 1995 High/Scope
Guide to designing, implementing, and evaluating family support programs. Presents a variety of options and case studies to illustrate programs in a variety of settings.
Guide to Improving Parenting Education in Even Start Family Literacy Programs
Powell, Douglas R. & Diane
U.S. Department of
A guide providing a framework and suggestions for strengthening the quality and impact of parenting education services in Even Start.
Hola! Communicating with Spanish-Speaking Parents
Britt, Joni
Good Apple
Adaptable form letters to be used by program personnel who have no knowledge of Spanish to communicate w/Spanish-speaking parents re: schedules, absences, conferences, grades, behavior, and more.
How to Add Family Literacy to Your Program LC149.2 .H68
Literacy Volunteers of America
Describes how to set up a family literacy program. Addresses program design, staffing and training, materials, site selection, funding, networking with other agencies, and resources.
1993 1993 1997 1995 2000 1997 1994
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Improving Life Chances for Young Children LC4091 .I44
Teachers College, U of NE
Offers a design for improving academic and behavioral preparation of at-risk children. Describes a program that builds on the strengths of children to prepare them to complete high school.
Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (Revised Edition)
Harms, Thelma, et al
Teachers College Press
Examines the organization of space, interaction, activities, schedule, & provisions for parents/staff according to 7 subscales to assess infant/toddler environment.
Introduction to Intergenerational Literacy (booklet)
Lancaster, Alden
LC 149.2.L27
Wider Opportunities for
An introductory guide for family literacy instructors outlining programs which link literacy skills to motivating content
Involving Families in Active Learning Settings: A Curriculum Videotape from
High/Scope Press
High/Scope Educational
Shows how early childhood centers can invite family participation and create homelike atmosphere-including home visits, parent conferences, adding family-oriented materials & play & more. 23 min.
Issues in Child Care (Yearbook in Early Childhood Education, Vol. 3)
Spodek, Bernard and Olivia
HV741.I89 1992
Teachers College Press
Trends shaping the future, historical overview, child outcomes, family-centered care, special populations, diverse world, family day care, after-school care, staffing, & designing settings.
Leadership in Early Childhood (2nd edition) Rodd, Jillian
Teachers College Press
Addresses leadership issues for early childhood leaders such as communication skills, conflict resolution, decision-making, team building, implementing change, research, partnership w/parents, ethics.
Major Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education (second edition)
Isenberg, Joan Packer and
LB1139.25
Teachers College Press
Multiple contributors discuss contextual influences on learning, continuity of concepts within the field, and the ongoing controversies in early childhood education.
Nurturing the Family
HV699 .N87
National Civic League Press
Articles: A model for strengthening the economic & social viability of the family. Public-private-nonprofit partnerships for breaking welfare dependency. A communitarian position on the family.
Parent Involvement Begins at Birth: Collaboration between Parents & Teachers of
Goldberg, Sally
HQ755.7.G65
Allyn and Bacon
Discussion of importance of family in early childhood education (I.e. the optimum environment, the guidance approach, education from birth to age five, and the child-centered activity-based program)
1989 2003 1992 2001 1992 1998 2003 1993 1997
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Parents and Children Learning Together (video)
National Center for Family
An introduction to family literacy, including glimpses of current family literacy programs and an overview of the Head Start Family Literacy Project.
Path to Family Literacy: Building a Comprehensive Program, Step by Step
Gabler, Carol
LC149.2 .G223
Steck-Vaughn/NCFL
Manual for implementing or expanding a family literacy program. Describes basic concepts, essential activities, implementing the components, organization, assessment, and evaluation.
Policy Maker's Guide to Understanding Family Literacy (booklet)
LC149.2 .P64
NCFL
Introductory guide to family literacy defines family literacy, describes the program components, and tells how to start a community program.
Power of Family Literacy (booklet) LC 149.2 .P77
NCFL
Illustrated booklet promotes the benefits of family literacy programs.
1996 1994 1996
Putting the Pieces Together: Comprehensive School-linked Strategies for Children and
LC215 .U54
US Dept. of Education
1996
Describes how schools, community agencies, families, and organizations can build collaborative partnerships to support families through increased access to resources and services.
Read With Me: A Guide for Student Volunteers Starting Early Childhood Literacy
Arnold, Chandler
Na. Inst. on Early Childhood
Discussion of how to start community early literacy programs, how children learn, and extensive description of available resources (ie. programs and materials).
1997
Strengths Model for Learning in a Family Literacy Program (booklet)
Potts, Meta W.
LC149.2 .P7
NCFL
Describes a program model in which family strengths become the focus for curriculum design and implementation. Examines the "why, what, and how" of a strengths model.
1994
Success Story (video)
LC 149.2.S66
National Center for Family
Video defines family literacy & its components, outlines its goals & explains the role of the National Center for Family Literacy in the movement. Advocates an intergenerational approach to education
1994
Supervision in Early Childhood Education: A Developmental Perspective (2nd edition)
Caruso, Joseph J. and M.
LB2822.7.C37
Teachers College Press
Addresses issues and methods pertinent to supervising staff in early care & education--including supervisory myths, development of supervisors/supervisees, staff evaluation, & morale & effectiveness.
1999
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Supporting the Changing Family: A Guide to the Parent-to-Parent Model
Reschly, Barbara
HQ 774.R57 1979 High/Scope Educational
A description of the parent-to-parent model developed as a culmination of research by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation for use in designing community programs.
The Story of Family Literacy is a Story of Family Success (video) Mass Dept of Education Video highlighting specific examples of family literacy success and individual cases
1979 2001
Family Literacy/Assessment
Assessing Success in Family Literacy and Adult ESL
Holt, Daniel D., et al
LC151 .A88 2000 Center for Applied
Handbook to help staff develop effective assessment measures for programs that teach Adult English learners
2000
Assessing Success in Family Literacy Projects: Alternative Approaches to Assessment
LC149.2 .A88
Center for Applied
1994
Explains non-test assessment approaches for family literacy programs, such as surveys, interviews, observation, and task samples. Provides many sample forms.
Assessment Methods for Infants and Toddlers: Transdisciplinary Team Approaches
Bergen, Doris
RJ51.D48547
Teachers College Press
Perspectives on assessment, prevention, & intervention; incorporates assessment methods from psychometric, developmental, educations, and medical theory; discusses observational techniques
1994
Chelsea Has a Great Day! (video) LB1139.3 .C6
Early Childhood Initiatives,
Video for child-care programs shows adult-child interaction, curriculum, and activities as examples of quality care standards described in the "Colorado Quality Standards" document.
1997
Colorado Quality Standards for Early Childhood Care and Education Services (binder)
LB1139.3 .C6
Colo. Dept. of Education
A planning/evaluation tool for early childhood programs. Standards cover: staff/child interaction; curriculum; administration; staffing; environment, health & safety; nutrition; evaluation.
1994
Family Literacy program quality Self-Study (booklet)
LC149.2 .F37
NCFL
Self-assessment guide for intensive, center-based, four- component family literacy programs.
1994
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Family Portfolios: Documenting Change in Parent-Child Relationships (booklet)
Popp, Robert J.
LC149.2 .P65
NCFL
Guide describes how to introduce portfolio assessment, problems that may be encountered, with suggestions for overcoming them, and a method for analyzing portfolio content.
1992
Observing and Recording the Behavior of Young Children (fourth edition)
Cohen, Dorothy H., et. al.
BF722.C63
Teacher's College Press
Methods for keeping records for young children with attention to diversity/multiculturalism, play research, special needs children, new approaches to thinking, language learning, & environment.
1996
Portfolio and Its Use: a Road Map for Assessment
MacDonald, Sharon
LB 1139.35 .P8
Southern Early Child. Asso.
Describes how to use portfolios for assessment in early childhood programs. Includes many portfolio forms for teachers.
1997
What, Why, and How of High-Quality Early Childhood Education: A Guide for On-Site
Koralek, Derry G., et al
Na. Asso. For the Education
Self-assessment tool for child caregivers and teachers that provides information on curriculum, environment, equipment, scheduling, activities, interactions, and resources for infants to school-age.
19930
Windows on Learning: Documenting Young Children's Work
Helm, Judy Harris
LB1139.35 .P8
Teachers College Press
Describes how to document children's work and development, create portfolios, and use documentation for presentations and assessment.
1998
Family Literacy/Curricula
Active Learning [video]
LB1511 .A28
High/Scope Press
Shows how to plan curricula which take education beyond memorization and recitation of facts and help children learn by first hand experiences, working directly with people and materials.
Age-Appropriate Play: The First Four Years (three videos w/facilitator's guide) Injoy Videos Three videos highlight the importance of playing and interacting with children in ways that support & expand their abilities. Vol 1: birth - 12 mo., vol 2: 12-24 mo., vol 3: 2-3 yr olds. 18 min each
Beginning with Babies Kinney, Mary Lou & Patricia
HQ778.5 .K56
Redleaf Press
Activities to encourage/support the development of babies' sight; sense of touch; language; physical, social and emotional development.
1991 2002 2001
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Children Learning Language: How Adults Can Help (video with study guide)
Baron, Naomi
The Learning Seed
Video that explains how adults can help infants, toddlers, and preschoolers learn to communicate. 24 minutes
Circle Time Book for Holidays and Seasons
Wilmes, Liz & Dick
GT3933 .W55
Building Blocks
Discover over 400 group activities designed to capture the spirit of the holidays, important events, and seasons of the year. Plan games, rhythms, stories, fingerplays, and books for special times.
Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood
Dodge, Diane Trister
LB1139.4 .D63
Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Offers a comprehensive child development curriculum. Its practical approach organizes the preschool environments into interest areas. It describes setup, activities, and goals for each area.
Creative Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers, The
Dombro, Amy Laura
LB 1140.4 .D66
Teaching Strategies
Provides a comprehensive framework for planning & implementing a developmentally appropriate program focusing on relationships between caregivers, children, and families.
Creative Curriculum for Preschool , The (4th edition)
Dodge, Diane Trister et. al.
LB1140.4.D63
Teaching Strategies, Inc.
For programs serving ages 3-5. Uses bases of research to discuss/offer strategies re: family's role, how children develop/learn, learning environment, teacher's role, what children learn.
Doing Science: a Guide for the Perplexed
Philbin, Robert
Q181 .P34 1997
Inside Out Educ. Services
Discusses how to "do science" with children as a teacher or parent. Offers many fun and interesting experiments and projects in earth science, astronomy, chemistry, biology, and physics.
Educating and Caring for Very Young Children: The Infant/Toddler Curriculum
Bergen, Doris, et al
LB1139.4 .B47
Teachers College Press
Includes units on Basic Principles of Infant/Toddler Curriculum, Individual Developmental Factors, and Ecological Factors
Educating Young Children: Active Learning Practices for Preschool and Child Care
Hohmann, Mary
LB1140.3 .H65
High/Scope Press
Presents the High/Scope curriculum, which stresses active learning, positive adult-child interaction, a child-friendly environment, a daily routine, and ongoing assessment of children's progress.
Experience & Art: Teaching Children to Paint (2nd edition)
Smith, Nancy R., et al
N350.S67 1993
Teachers College Press
Covers learning the elements, first representations, and picturing experience for children 1 1/2 to 11; contains illustrations & anecdotes.
1997 1982 1996 1997 2002 1997 2001 1995 1993
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Focus on Your Future: a Success Skills Planning Curriculum for Teens (4 volumes)
HQ799.2 .L5
UW-Madison, Center on
4 vols. contain activities, discussion materials & resources for single parents: Taking Responsibility for Self; Communicating Effectively; Balancing Family, School, & Self; Enhancing Effectiveness.
Incorporating Workplace Skills in Family Literacy Programs (booklet)
LC 149.25 .W2
ABLE Network of WA
Contains a collection of practical, peer-developed ideas for integrating workplace skills in early childhood and adult education programs.
Instant Curriculum, The Schiller, Pam & Joan Rossano
Gryphon Press
500 developmentally appropriate learning activities for early childhood education--including art, drama, motor skills, language arts, math, music, problem-solving, science, & social studies.
Kids for Character (video) Dudko, Mary Ann, et al
Character Counts Coalition
30 stars of children's books and t.v. using humor and song to define character & help instill desire to be a person of good character. 60 min video w/audio cassette of songs
Kindness Curriculum: Introducing Young Children to Loving Values
Rice, Judith
LB1139.35 .M67 Redleaf Press
Provides activities that build character, teaching loving values and skills to help children develop into happy, productive, and caring individuals. Includes parent and child exercises.
Language and Literacy (High/Scope K-3 spiral bound Curriculum Series)
Maehr, Jane M.
LB 1525.34.M25
High/Scope Press
A curriculum guide for K-3 language and literacy from a "support children as they do it" perspective. Includes a key experience checklist, k-3 observation card, and student progress report.
Learning Activities for Infants and Toddlers: An Easy Guide for Everyday Use
Squibb, Betsy with Sally J.
Children's Resources
Activities to support infants to age 3, focusing on understanding self, others, the world, communicating w/others & moving around and making things work.
Mailbox: The Idea Magazine for Teachers
The Education Center, Inc.
Bimonthly magazine w/ideas for activities, recipes, songs, stories, craft projects, instructor tips, and classroom displays. Available in Preschool and Primary editions.
Making it Better: Activities for Children Living in a Stressful World
Oehlberg, Barbara
BF723 .S75
Redleaf Press
Offers 70+ classroom activities to help children deal with stress, trauma, and violence. Gives guidance in how to help children survive, thrive, and heal.
1994 1998 1990 1996 1995 1991 2000 1996
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Mathematics (High/Scope spiral bound)
Hohmann, Charles
QA135.5 .H57
High/Scope Press
This curriculum guide uses a developmentally appropriate approach to build a strong mathematics foundation.
Models of Early Childhood Education
Epstein, Ann S.
LB1139.4 .E67
High/Scope Press
Compares six popular curriculum-based approaches: Montessori, Bank Street, High/Scope, KamiiDeVries, Creative Curriculum, and the Direct Instruction Model. Offers description, analysis, and summary.
New Planning Guide to the Preschool Curriculum LB1140.4 .N58
Kaplan Press
Planning resource for teachers includes 36 curriculum units with art, block, cognitive, and dramatic play activities; fine and gross motor activities; library, music, & science activities; and more.
Planning Activities for Child Care: a Curriculum Guide for Early Childhood Education
Rosser, Caroline Spang
LB1139.4 .R67
Goodheart-Willcox
Curriculum guide offers 6 themed instructional units: Pets, Friends, Community, etc. Each includes art, music, dramatic play, math, food, library, movement, group activities, and more.
Project Spectrum: Early Learning Activities (volume 2)
Chen, Jie-Qi (ed.)
National Asso. For the
Utilizes the spectrum of intelligence of the child in specific activities designed to enhance those abilities in an individualized curriculum.
Science (High/Scope spiral bound)
Blackwell, Frank
LB1532 .B42
High/Scope Press
This curriculum guide uses the elements of scientific method in simple and straightforward activities for primary-level children.
Star Power for Preschoolers: Learning Life Skills Through Physical Play
Oser, Andrew
LB1140.35 .P55
Redleaf Press
Program helps young children develop life success skills through physical games and exercises. Develops concentration, relaxation, cooperation, imagination, and self-esteem with 64 activities.
Story Stretchers:Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books
Raines, Shirley C. & Canady,
Gryphon House, Inc
Activities for early childhood classrooms organized around popular children's books and divided according to themes: families, counting, and friendship.
Success Skills Curriculum for Adults: Communicating Effectively
Nash, Margaret A.
LC4822.5 .S4
Center on Educ. & Work,
Guides intended for women teach personal and job-related skills. Covers effective verbal communication; effective listening; maintaining effective behavior.
1991 1996 1994 1998 1998 1991 1997 1989 1992
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Success Skills Curriculum for Adults: Taking Responsibility for Self
Nash, Margaret A.
LC4822.5 .S4
Center on Educ. & Work,
Guides intended for women teach personal and job-related skills. Covers assessment of self-esteem; self-talk; skills to make transitions; skills to maintain wellness; understanding one's legal rights
Success Skills Curriculum for Adults: Balancing Family, School, and Self
Nash, Margaret A.
LC4822.5 .S4
Center on Educ. & Work,
Guides intended for women teach personal and job-related skills. Covers managing stress; managing time; making ends meet financially; developing a personal support system; nurturing family & friends.
Success Skills Curriculum for Adults: Skills to Enhance Effectiveness
Nash, Margaret A.
LC4822.5 .S4
Center on Educ. & Work,
Guides intended for women teach personal and job-related skills. Covers self-motivation; decisionmaking; accessing role models/mentors; attaining/enhancing basic academic skills; workplace diversity
Supporting Young Learners 2: Ideas for Child Care Providers
LB1140.35 .C74
High/Scope
A second collection of articles from "Extensions," the newsletter of the High/Scope curriculum.
1992 1992 1992 1996
Supporting Young Learners: Ideas for Preschool and Day Care Providers
LB1140.35 .C74
High/Scope
Collection of ideas includes strategies for working with young children, designing the physical setting and daily routine, team planning and staff development, and new High/Scope curriculum.
1991
Family Literacy/Early Childhood Development
Active Parenting Today: For Parents of 2 to 12 Year Olds (kit w/videos)
Popkin, Michael H.
Active Parenting Publishing
Discusses active parent, instilling courage & self-esteem, understanding your child, developing responsibility, winning cooperation, etc. 2 videos, parents' guide, & leader's guide. Also in Spanish
Ages and Stages: Developmental Descriptions and Activities, 0-8 Years
Miller, Karen
HQ767.9 .M45
Telshare Publ. Co.
Describes the stages of physical, intellectual, and social development of children ages 0-8. Provides knowledge base for planning appropriate activities and sample homemade materials.
Before Push Comes to Shove: Building Conflict Resolution Skills with Children
Carlsson-Paige, Nancy
BF637 .I48 C28
Redleaf Press
Shows teachers how to build children's conflict resolution skills in meaningful ways related to their school experiences. Uses the story "Best Day of the Week" as a teaching tool.
1993 1985 1998
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Best Day of the Week Carlsson-Paige, Nancy
BF637 .I48
Redleaf Press
"Because Calvin wants to play pirates and Angela wants to play store with an old card table which they found in the trash, they must find a way to resolve their conflict."
1998
Building Blocks for Successful Parenting: Ages and Stages: Knowing What to Expect Go Media Companies Illustrates the phases of physical & cognitive development in preschoolers and advises parents how to manage tasks such as potty training, feeding times, developing independence, etc. 24 min.
1997
Child Development: Birth to One Year (video)
Meridian Education
First in a series of four videos that provide an overview of the major physical, emotional, and intellectual stages of development for children.
1990
Child Development: From 1 - 3 (video)
Meridian Education
Second in a four-video series that provide an overview of the major physical, emotional, and intellectual stages of development for children.
1990
Child Development: From 3 - 5 (video)
Meridian Education
Third in a series of four videos that overview the major physical, emotional, and intellectual stages of development for children.
1990
Child Development: From 5-8 (video)
Meridian Education
Fourth video in a series of four videos that provide an overview of the major physical, emotional, and intellectual stages of development for children from five to eight years old. 14:40
1990
Developing Child: Understanding Children and Parenting, t.e.
Brisbane, Holly E.
HQ767.85 .B74
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Provides a thorough understanding of child development as it relates to families, parenting, and child care careers. Includes planning & teaching guides, lesson plans, activities, etc.
1997
Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs
Bredekamp, Sue, ed.
LB1139.25 .D48
NAEYC
Explains how young children develop and learn most effectively, and how programs can be designed to use developmentally appropriate practices. Stresses an active-learning approach.
1987
Early Book Stages: 0-5 years (video) Holguin, Roxanna Revised 1995.
1994
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Early Childhood STEP (kit w/videos) Dinkmeyer, Don et al
American Guidance Service
Program for Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Children Under Six which includes Leader's Resource Guide (binder), three video set in binder, & Spanish version introductory video.
1997
Emotional Development of Children (video)
Meridian Education
Traces emotional development of children from birth to age six and helps caregivers anticipate behaviors and promote healthy expression of emotions. 17:40
1992
FIRST STEPS: Supporting Early Language Development (videos and guide) Educational Productions, Inc Shows how adults from diverse backgrounds can strengthen communication skills of children 0-3. Four 30-minute videos w/practice exercises plus trainer's manual. (also in Spanish)
1995
First Years Last Forever, The (video)
I Am Your Child Foundation
Hosted by Rob Reiner. Stresses the importance of the first three years of life in the healthy development of children. Part of series of 6 videos: I Am Your Child. 29 min. Also in Spanish
Getting Involved: Workshops for Parents
Frede, Ellen
HQ755.8 .F73
High/Scope
Presents a compilation of activities focusing on key child development issues. Workshop topics/activities are designed to strengthen the parent/child relationship and enhance learning for both.
1984
Getting Involved: Your Child's Attitudes Toward Learning
Sterling Honig, Alice, et al
LC 225.3.B27
Head Start
A handbook detailing ideas of how and why to develop positive attitudes toward learning in children
1981
Good Beginnings: Parenting in the Early Years
Evans, Judith L.
HQ755.8 .E9
High/Scope
Offers practical, problem-solving approach to parenting. Describes stages of child development, what to expect, and how to support children's growth. Suggests a variety of activities.
1982
How to Raise a Child With a High E.Q.: a Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence
Shapiro, Lawrence E.
BF723 .E6 S56
HarperCollins
Offers parents an accessible, practical guide to helping children master the social and emotional abilities that will allow them to be happy and well-adjusted.
1997
Hundred Languages of Children: the Reggio Emilia Approach
LB1139.3 .I8
Ablex Publ. Corp.
Describes the famous preschool program of Reggio Emilia, Italy, which has developed an innovative, art-based approach to fostering children's intellectual development.
1998
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Nourishing Language Development in Early Childhood (video)
Honig, A. S.
Na. Asso. For the Education
Video in which Alice Honig describes the development of language in infancy, toddlerhood, and the preschool years. Details strategies through which caregivers can nurture this development. 31 min.
Parenting Young Children: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) of
Dinkmeyer, Don et al
American Guidance Service,
Accompanies STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) program/kit. Discusses parental role helping to develop positive beliefs and guiding.
Shaping Youngest Minds (video and study guide) Schrank, Louise Welsh
The Learning Seed
Video about the day-to-day care of children's brains and how they develop. 23 minute, close-captioned
1997 1999
So This is Normal Too? Hewitt, Debbie
HQ772 .H456
Redleaf Press
Presents information on 16 difficult behavioral problems in early childhood. Gives descriptions, a teacher/parent plan, and planning for for each one.
Vulnerable Child, The (video)
Concept Media
Discusses factors in child, family, environment, & culture that cause young children to be vulnerable to inadequate parenting, abuse, & neglect; measures to assist at-risk children. (also in Spanish)
Your Eight-Year-Old: Lively and Outgoing
Gesell Institute of Human
Insights into aggressiveness, sensitivity to criticism, talkativeness, school behavior problems, reading skills, quarrels w/parents, books for children and parents
Your Five-Year-Old: Sunny and Serene
Gesell Institute of Human
Insights into characteristics of the age, discipline, accomplishments, school, parties, individuality, ageappropriate toys and books
Your Four-Year-Old: Wild and Wonderful
Gesell Institute of Human
Insight into child and how parents can cope with sibling relationships, nursery school, lying, child's accomplishments, daily routines, parties, age-appropriate toys & books
Your Nine-Year-Old: Thoughtful and Mysterious
Gesell Institute of Human
Examines rift between parent & child, independence, worries & complaints, discipline, school challenges, books for the child and parents
1995 1989 1979 1976 1990
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Your One-Year-Old: Fun-Loving and Fussy
Gesell Institute of Human
Examines various stages of development between infancy & toddlerhood--ie. Sleeping/feeding routines, child's view of the world/himself, accomplishments, toilet training, age-appropriate toys & books
1982
Your Seven-Year-Old: Life in a Minor Key
Gesell Institute of Human
Discusses body awareness, sulking, fairness concerns, fascination with horror, threats of running away, second grade, books for children and parents
1985
Your Six-Year-Old: Loving and Defiant
Gesell Institute of Human
Includes readiness checklist for entering school; discusses competitiveness with friends and siblings, eating problems, resistance to bedtime, lying toilet accidents, books
1979
Your Ten-to-Fourteen-Year-Old
Gesell Institute of Human
Studies boy/girl relationships & sexual curiosity, activities, school trouble, family relationships, physical development, independence, money, hygiene, moodiness, loneliness, smoking, drinking, drugs
1988
Your Three-Year-Old: Friend or Enemy
Gesell Institute of Human
Discusses problems and how parents can cope with jealousy of new sibling, toilet training, eating habits, peer friendships, fears, language skills, nursery school; suggests books for parents and child
1985
Your Two-Year-Old: Terrible or Tender
Gesell Institute of Human
Describes physical growth trends, emotional/psychological maturation, behavior with family & other children, advice on how to handle them
1976
Family Literacy/Health
Childhood Emergencies - What to Do: a Quick Reference Guide
Marin Childcare Council
RJ 370 .C54
Bull Publishing Co.
Colorful, easy-to-read guide provides quick information to deal with common childhood emergencies. For child care centers, providers, and parents.
Developing Person, The: Through the Life Span Berger, Kathleen Stassen &
Worth Publishers
College level textbook providing an overview of the first two years, the play years, the school years, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood.
1996 1998
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Dimensions of Human Sexuality Byer, Curtis, et. al.
Wm. C. Brown
College level textbook providing an overview of sexual dimensions, physical sexuality, sexual response & pleasuring, developmental sexuality, reproductive sexuality, & social issues in sexuality.
1988
Fetal Abuse: The Effects of Drugs and Alcohol (video) Meridian Education Discusses the possible impacts on the unborn child of pregnant mothers who use drugs and/or alcohol and what happens if they stop. Includes user's guide. 17:30 min.
1997
Fever In Children: Fears and Facts (video)
Concept Media
Discusses the purpose of fever, causes, myths, how to take a child's temperature & reduce discomfort, and the criteria by which a child's illness should be reported to a physician. (Also in Spanish)
Growing, Growing Strong: a Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children
Smith, Connie Jo
LB1140.5 .H4
Redleaf Press
Make health an interactive, fun part of your curriculum. Offers 8 health themes with hundreds of activities for children 3 to 8 years.
1997
Infant and Toddler Emergency First Aid : Volume I "Accidents" (video) Apogee Productions, Ltd. Volume 1: first aid parents can do after accidents (cuts, burns, fractures, eye injuries, etc); what to do until help arrives; what to tell the 911 operator, and how to childproof your home. 36 min.
1994
Infant and Toddler Emergency First Aid : Volume II "Illnesses" (video) Apogee Productions Ltd Volume II explains what to do when your child falls ill (diseases such as croup or fever; first aid kits; poisoning; rescue breathing; CPR; Emergency Medical Services and more). 43 min.
1994
Kids and Food (video)
Learning Seed
Explores both the nutritional and psychological problems involved in feeding kids (ie. The influence of t.v., what to look for on nutritional labels, feeding tactics to avoid, and more) 24 min.
1997
Put Prevention Into Practice: Child Health Guide RJ102 .P76 1994
US Dept. of Health
Child health guide gives information on immunizations, well-child checkups, nutrition, safety, etc.
1994
Rosalie's Neighborhood: a Health Literacy Series for Parents
Inst. Study of Adult Literacy
LC 4822.5 .H3
Nat'l Health & Education
A parent awareness literacy series providing essential health care information for parents of young children. Discusses immunizations, dental health, preventative care, more.
1997
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Safe from the Start (video)
I Am Your Child Foundation
Hosted by Gloria Estefan. Shows how to make home and child care center environments as safe as possible. Part of six video I Am Your Child series. 23 min. Also in Spanish
What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick
Mayer, Gloria and Ann
RJ101.M393 2003
Institute for Healthcare
Simple guide for ESL/ABE parents giving care & feeding instructions for several common ailments/injuries, including when to call the doctor and how to stop the spread of infection.
Your Healthy Baby (video)
I Am Your Child Foundation
Hosted by Phylicia Rashad. Offers advice on helping children establish healthy habits for life. Part of a six-video I Am Your Child series. 26 min. Also in Spanish
Family Literacy/Home and School
2005
Beyond the Bake Sale: an Educator's Guide to Working With Parents
Henderson, Anne, et. al.
LC226 .H45
Natl Comm. for Citizens in
Handbook to facilitate home-school collaboration describes types of parent involvement, ways to increase parent participation, and suggests policy changes for education systems.
Continuity in Early Childhood: a Framework for Home, School, and Community
LC215 .C66
Regional Ed. Lab.
Identifies policies and practices that build continuity between early childhood programs and elementary schools, and that build connections among home, school, and community for young children.
Creating Partnerships with Parents: an Educator's Guide
Lueder, Donald C.
LC226 .L84 1998 Technomic Publ. Co.
Describes how to increase parent involvement in education. Discusses family/school/community partnerships, overcoming barriers, connecting, coordinating, and coaching.
Designbook for Building Partnerships: School, Home, and Community
Blank, Mary Ann
LC215 .B53 1998 Technomic Publ. Co.
Guide and summary of ideas for educators to build partnerships with parents and community members. Includes survey and questionnaires. Strategies for effective communication and involvement.
Designing, Leading & Evaluating Workshops for Teachers and Parents (booklet)
Diamondstone, Jan M.
LB1775.6 .D52
High/Scope Press
Booklet tells how to plan and present workshops for parents and teachers that respond to needs and develop skills leading to behavior change.
1986 1995 1998 1998 1980
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Encouraging Good Homework Habits: Parents and Children Together series (booklet Family Literacy Center at Read-along stories for parents and children, plus tips for parents about helping promote good homework habits
1991
Family Learning: How to Help Your Children Succeed in School by Learning at Home
Russell, William F.
LB1048.5.R87
First Word Learning
Activities for parents and/or teachers to use that are interest-driven and address subjects such as language, mathematics, science, geography & astronomy, history, the world, & character development
1997
Family Literacy and the School: How Teachers Can Help (booklet)
Weinberg, Pamela
LC225.3 .W44
New Readers Press
Booklet describes ways in which teachers can work effectively with parents with low literacy skills, involving them more fully in the educational process.
1990
Homework? I'll Do It Later! [video] LB1048 .H66
Boys Town Press
Dramatized vignettes show how to find out if children are having difficulty with homework and how to motivate and teach them the most effective way to do homework.
1987
How to Help Your Child With Homework . . . for Parents of Children Ages 6-13
Radencich, Marguerite C.
LB1048 .R33
Free Spirit Publishing
Guide for parents is filled with proven techniques, strategies, and advice for parents to help their children succeed in school. Includes forms and handouts to copy.
1997
How to Talk so Kids Can Learn - at Home and in School
Faber, Adele & Elaine Mazlish
LB1033.5 .H68
Simon and Schuster
Using unique communication strategies, down-to-earth dialogues, and cartoons, shows parents and teachers how to help children handle problems and learn self-direction/self-discipline.
1996
Involving Parents in Nursery and Infant Schools: a Source Book for Teachers
Tizard, Barbara
LB1139.35 .P37
High/Scope
Offers detailed practical suggestions about ways to involve parents with their child's preschool program.
1983
Involving Parents: a Handbook for Participation in Schools
Lyons, Peggy
LC225.3 .L98
High/Scope Press
Guide for parents, school staff, and administrators who want to involve parents in schools in meaningful ways. Includes assessment/planning information and a materials/resource guide.
Kindergarten, Here I Come!
(video)
Educational Productions
Video designed to generate excitement about starting school. (18 min.; discussion guide included) also available in Spanish
1984 2001
Page 97 of 181
Learning and Working: Basics for Children Rich, Dorothy
Dorothy Rich Associates
Student handbook for upper elementary/middle school grades designed to help build personal qualities and thinking skills for success in school and life.
Lee Canter's Positive Parent Involvement Kit LC225.3 .P67
Canter & Assoc.
Set of 6 videos and 8 books for teachers and parents address the topics of homework, discipline, classroom behavior, and building collaborative relationships between parents and teachers.
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Carlson, Nancy
PZ7.C21665lim
Viking
Text designed to help children feel good about themselves and confident about starting school. (Ages 3-6)
MegaSkills Parent Handbook (booklet) Rich, Dorothy
Home and School Institute
A resource guide to help reinforce the MegaSkills Parent Involvement Program; step-by-step directions for successful home activities. Also in Spanish
MegaSkills: Building Children's Achievement for the Information Age
Rich, Dorothy
HQ792.U5R533
Houghton Mifflin Co.
Spells out specifics of a partnership between parents and teachers that is necessary to build skills in students that will produce academic and personal achievement
New Megaskills Bond: Breakthroughs in Building the T.E.A.M. for Better Schools
Rich, Dorothy
Dorothy Rich Associates
MegaSkills: habits, behaviors, and attitudes that determine achievements in school and life; focuses on restructuring how teachers/parents connect and build community to support education
New Skills for New Schools: Preparing Teachers in Family Involvement
Shartrand, Angela M.
LC226.6 .S53
Harvard Grad. School of Ed.
Document reports on ways to prepare teachers to become more active in promoting family involvement in education.
Parent's Guide to Infant/Toddler Programs, A (booklet)
Dodge, Diane Trister
LB 1139.35 .P37 Teaching Strategies
Guide describes the components of a quality child-care program and how it promotes the child's development.
Preparing Your Preschooler for Success in School (video): Building Blocks for Go Media Companies Explains how a child's imagination works; limitations of what should be taught to preschoolers; ways to motivate learning; easing the transition into kindergarten. 21 min.
1996 1995 1999 1994 1998 1994 1997 1998 1996
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Reading and Study Skills at Home [video] LB1048 .R42
Curriculum Associates
Shows parents how to help children learn at home. Choosing best time/place for study, assessing study skills, providing tips & strategies, promoting reading, taking responsibility. Also in Spanish
Reading Matters: Every Day at Home (video)
NIMCO, Inc. Productions
1994
Reading Matters: Every Day at School (video)
NIMCO, Inc. Productions
Ready to study: Parenting 101 (video)
NIMCO, Inc. Productions
Steps parents can take to facilitate childhood learning, including fulfilling basic needs, reinforcing academic skills, preparing a student education plan, & participation.
Stress and School Performance: Parents and Children Together series (booklet Family Literacy Center at Hints and practice activities, plus read-along stories parents can share with children.
1991
Survival Guide for Today's Parents (booklet w/2 audiocassettes)
Rich, Dorothy
Home and School Institute
Handbook offering tips for parents to help children with reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. Accompanying audio cassettes (series 1 and 2).
1994
What Do I Say? What Do I Do?: Vital Solutions for My Child's Educational Success
Rich, Dorothy
LB1048.5.R53
Dorothy Rich Associates
Personal Reflections: Personal notebook for parents to accompany What Do We Say? What Do We Do?
1997
What Do We Say? What Do We Do?: Vital Solutions for Children's Educational Success
Rich, Dorothy
LB1048.5.R53
Tom Doherty Associates
1997
Text for parents detailing "How Parents Get Great Results Using MegaSkills Conversations," skills such as confidence or motivation that determine academic and personal success.
Working with Parents: Dolores Curran's Guide to Successful Parent Groups
Curran, Dolores
American Guidance Service
A guide to help education professionals work more effectively with parents, either singly or in groups
1989
Page 99 of 181
You and Your Child's Teacher Weinberg, Pamela
LC4822.5 .P2
New Readers Press
Book for parents on working effectively with teachers. Covers communicating with the school, parentteacher conferences, homework help, and home learning activities.
1990
Family Literacy/Home Learning Activities
101 Ways to Help Your Child Learn to Read & Write
Behm, Mary & Behm, Richard
LB1139.L3B43
ERIC/ED INFO Press
Activities parents can use at home to encourage learning that will form the basis for reading and writing
1995
365 Days of Creative Play Ellison, Sheila
GV1203 .E363
Sourcebooks
Describes 365 fun learning activities for children, ages 2 and up.
1995
A Year of Fun Just for Babies Spewock, Theodosia
Totline Publications
Seasonal activities, songs, poems, & fingerplays plus practical advice for the parents of babies.
1995
A Year of Fun Just for Fives Spewock, Theodosia
Totline Publications
Seasonal activities, songs, poems, & fingerplays plus practical advice for the parents of five-year-olds.
1995
A Year of Fun Just for Fours Spewock, Theodosia
Totline Publications
Seasonal activities, songs, poems, & fingerplays plus practical advice for the parents of four-year-olds.
1995
A Year of Fun Just for Ones Warren, Jean & Theodosia
Totline Publications
Seasonal activities, songs, poems, & fingerplays plus practical advice for the parents of one-year-olds.
1995
A Year of Fun Just for Threes Spewock, Theodosia
Totline Publications
Seasonal activities, songs, poems, & fingerplays plus practical advice for the parents of three-year-olds.
1995
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A Year of Fun Just for Twos Spewock, Theodosia
Totline Publications
Seasonal activities, songs, poems, & fingerplays plus practical advice for the parents of two-year-olds.
1995
Adventures in Art: Art and Craft Experiences for 7- to 14-year-olds
Milord, Susan
TT160 .M44
Williamson Publishing
Instructions for 100 arts and crafts activities, including printmaking, animal art, portraiture, sculpture, architecture, wearable art, and much more. Includes cultural/historical information.
Beginning Literacy and Your Child: A Guide to Helping Your Baby or Preschooler International Reading Booklet explaining literacy and how parents can help young children to develop early literacy skills
1990 1999
Families at School: A Handbook for Parents
Thomas, Adele, et al
LC151.T563 1999
International Reading
Discusses definition of family literacy, presents ideas for activities for parents to do with children, and suggests ways for parents to use their literacy skills to improve parenting
Far Ago and Long Away: Innovative Storytelling (video) Indiana's Child Care Video focuses on the work of Vivian Paley to showcase the benefits of storytelling for early literacy. Provides tips on how parents can polish/expand their storytelling skills. 28 min.
Idea Bags: Activities to Promote the School-to-Home Connection
MacDonald, Sharon
Fearon Teacher Aids
Contains ways to create brown paper lunch bags full of ideas (constructive play) parents can use at home to help further their children's learning (ie. "ants," "my little brother," "painting," etc.).
Kids and Weekends: Creative Ways to Make Special Days
Hart, Avery.
GV1203 .H39
Williamson Publishing
Provides instructions for making a home recycling center, putting on a magic show, making musical instruments, and other types of weekend activities.
Learning to Talk, Talking to Learn Clark, Linda & Catherine
Angus & Robertson
Suggests ways for parents to contribute to their child's ability to talk--includes discussions of learning to talk from you and other sources, in special situations such as bilingual homes, etc.
Montessori Play & Learn: a Parents' Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six
Britton, Lesley
LB 1040.35 .P55 Crown Publ.
Shows parents how to "bring Montessori home." Packed with ideas, activities, and games to help parents facilitate their child's development.
1999 1999 1992 1994 1992
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On the Road to Reading: 101 Creative Activities for Beginning Readers
Davis, Beatrice
Steck-Vaughn Berrent
Handbook for parents/teachers to help children prepare for literacy learning
Parents & Kids Together Everyday Durkin, Lisa Lyons
First Teacher Press
Suggestions for activities parents can use in daily life (the first classroom) to teach children thinking skills and basic concepts
Parents are Teachers, Too Jones, Claudia
LC225.3 .J66
Williamson Publishing
Book describes how parents can create a home learning environment and help children acquire language, math, coordination, & art skills, plus much more.
Parent's Guide to Early Childhood Education (booklet)
Dodge, Diane Trister
LB 1139.35 .P37 Teaching Strategies
Guide explains what children are learning in preschool and kindergarten and suggests ways to help them learn at home.
Pre-School Activities: Mommy/Daddy, I'm Bored! (video) Huby's, Ltd. Video offering suggestions for activities to occupy pre-school age children. Worksheets included. 17 min.
Ready to Learn: Babies and Toddlers (video)
NIMCO
Video that discusses what parents can do to prepare children for their first school experiences
1996 1991 1988 1990 1995
Right at Home: Family Experiences for Building Literacy
Hansen, Merrily P. &
Addison-Wesley Publishing
Visual format simulating conversations that might occur between children & adults plus letters presenting situations and activities designed to promote interactive learning for children & parents
TEA-AEL Parent Education Notebook (spiral bound)
LB1177 .T25
Appalachia Educational Lab.
Contains activities for parents of kindergartners to do with children. Fosters development in six skill areas: visual, auditory, social, large and fine motor, and cognitive math/language.
Teaching House: Early Learning All Around the House
McKinnon, Elizabeth
Warren Publishing House
Activities parents can incorporate into activities around the home to help children aged 3-5 develop specific learning skills
1993 1986 1996
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Teaching Town: Early Learning All Around the Town
McKinnon, Elizabeth
Warren Publishing House
Activities parents can incorporate into errands around town to help children aged 3-5 develop specific learning skills
Teaching Trips: Early Learning on Short Trips McKinnon, Elizabeth
Totline Publications
Activities parents can incorporate into short trips to places such as the zoo, a museum, a park, the beach, etc. to help children aged 2-5 develop specific learning skills
TV Time: 150 Fun Family Activities that Turn Your Television into a Learning Tool
Traverso, Debra Koontz
Avon Books
Offers ways for parents to use t.v. to help their children grow with games, dialogues, mind-teasers, and memory quizzes designated for ages 3 to 15.
What to Teach Your Child: a Handbook for Parents of 4-6 Year Olds (booklet)
Wile, Elizabeth M.
LC 4822.5 .P2
Continental Press
Handbook presents ideas, suggestions, and activities to help parents participate in and enjoy their child's growth and learning experiences.
Your Home is a Learning Place
Weinberg, Pamela
LC4822.5 .P2
New Readers Press
Shows some fun ways to teach children basic skills at home. For ages preschool through elementary. Includes activities to promote listening, speaking, reading, writing, memory, math, and the arts.
Family Literacy/Multicultural Education
1996 1996 1998 1989 1993
All the Colors We Are: the Story of How We Get Our Skin Color
Kissinger, Katie
BF623 .R3 K47
Redleaf Press
Children's book shows the beautiful diversity of human skin color. Offers a simple, scientific explanation of how we get our skin color. In English and Spanish.
1994
Celebrate! An Anti-bias Guide to Enjoying Holidays in Early Childhood Programs
Bisson, Julie
GT3930 .B57
Redleaf Press
Offers a framework of things to consider about creating enjoyable holiday activities for children, using an anti-bias approach that includes being meaningful, culturally appropriate, and inclusive.
1997
Con Respeto: Bridging the Distances Between Culturally Diverse Families and Schools
Valdes, Guadalupe
LC2687.T4V35
Teachers College Press
1996
Study of Mexican parents in border communities that questions the merit of typical family intervention programs designed to promote school success.
Page 103 of 181
Culture and Education of Young Children with Carol Phillips (video) Na. Asso. For the Education A discussion with Carol Phillips about how programs can show respect for our cultural diversity and use that richness to enhance children's learning. 16 min.
1985
Developing the Young Bilingual Learner (video)
Na. Asso. For the Education
Video exploring the importance of supporting a child's home language while helping him/her learn English. Gives strategies for helping young children become bilingual learners. 21 min.
Embracing Identities in Early Childhood Education: Diversity and Possibilities
Grieshaber, Susan & Gaile S.
LB1139.23 .E58
Teachers College Press
Examination of issues of equity and fairness in observing young children, gender identities in early years, & working with non-traditional families with examples.
2001
Hands Around the World: 365 Creative Ways to Build Cultural Awareness & Global
Milord, Susan
LC1099 .M44
Williamson Publishing
Presents a variety of games and other activities to promote awareness of different cultures around the world.
1992
Immigrant Learners and Their Families: Literacy to Connect the Generations
LC3731 .I55
Center for Applied
Describes several intergenerational & multilingual literacy programs. Encourage teaching that taps family/community resources. Includes program design & curriculum.
1995
Multicultural Parenting Educational Guide Bavolek, Stephen (ed)
Family Development
Generalized overview of parenting practices within minority cultures within the United States--including African-American, Mexican, Chinese, Hmong, Korean, Vietnamese and other families.
1997
Multilingual Language Building Program for Young Children: Talking and Books
Notari-Syverson, Angela, et al
Washington Research
Video showing how parents and teachers can facilitate children's language while looking at picture books. (Also in Spanish) Training manual accompanies.
1999
Multilingual Language Building Program for Young Children: Talking and Play
Notari-Syverson, Angela, et al
Washington Research
A video that focuses on language facilitation during play. Three child-directed language facilitation strategies are taught. (Also in Spanish) Training manual accompanies.
1998
One Child, Two Languages: A Guide for Preschool Educators of Children Learning ESL
Tabors, Patton O.
PE1128.A2T23
Brookes Publishing Co.
Details the second-language-learning child's task & the role that the teacher can play in helping children during the second-language-learning process.
1997
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Roots & Wings: Affirming Culture in Early Childhood Programs
York, Stacey
LC1099 .Y67
Redleaf Press
Guide to multicultural education tells how to implement it in your preschool program. Includes activities to teach children about cultures, holidays and celebrations, and awareness of differences.
1991
Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World: Multicultural Education for Young Children
Ramsey, Patricia G.
LC1099.3.R36
Teachers College Press
Provides practical suggestions of how to incorporate a multicultural perspective in day-to-day interactions w/children--from classroom rules to field trips. Includes suggestions for children's books.
1998
Transcultural Perspectives in Nursing (video)
Concept Media
Using a visiting nurse context, discusses guidelines for working with clients who may be from cultures that differ from the service provider, how to communicate to establish rapport.
1993
Family Literacy/Parenting
Building Skills in High-Risk Families: Strategies for the Home-based Practitioner HV699 .B83 1995 Boys Town Press "Six-phase approach guides workers and families through the process of building family strengths and developing skills."
Get Smart: Advice for Teens with Babies (booklet)
MegaSkills Education Center
Home and School Institute
Booklet providing teen parents with strategies to succeed as future employees and as parents, helping their own children become successful students.
Parenting (magazine)
Time Publishing Ventures
Monthly magazine offering information for parents about health, behavior, development, strategies, beauty, reviews, games, financial advice, recipes, and a parenting essay.
Partners in Parenting Resource Center Catalog (binder)
HQ755.8 .P3
CSU Cooperative Ext.
Annotated bibliography of parenting materials available to any Colorado resident.
1995 1999 1997
Quality Child Care: Making the Right Choice for You & Your Child (video) I Am Your Child Foundation Host Maria Shriver. Addresses questions parents should ask themselves & caregivers when choosing a child care provider. Part of six video series entitled I Am Your Child. 27 min. Also in Spanish
Page 105 of 181
Raising Non-Violent Children in Violent Times (video) Meridian Education Examines the risk factors for youth violence and discusses what parents can do to keep their children from moving toward a violent lifestyle. 15 min.
User Friendly Budgeting (video)
Learning Seed
Setting goals in financial planning, preparing a budget, organizing household money matters, auditing spending habits, planning for the unexpected. 13 min.
Family Literacy/Parenting/Curricula
2002 1998
Developing Child: Teacher's Classroom Resources Box HQ767.85 .B745 Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Includes Student Workbook, Teen Parenting handbook, Extension, Enrichment, and Reteaching activities, plus many other booklets.
PACT Time in the Elementary School (video and guides)
National Center for Family
NCFL
Video, facilitator's guide, participants' guides, and sample certificates. Provides good practices in providing Parent and Child Together Time in an elementary school setting.
Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities (Teacher's Classroom Resources Box)
Hildebrand, Verna
HQ755.8 .H55
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Includes Student Wookbook, TAE; Teen Parenting; Extension, Enrichment, and Reteaching activities; Reproducible Lesson Plans; more. Also solo text.
Power of Parenting (video and manual) LC225.3 .P7
National Center for Family
Describes how to organize and facilitate parent and child (PACT) group sessions. Through play with their children, parents observe how children learn and discover new ways of interacting.
Single-Parent Family: for Helping Professionals and Parents
HQ 759.915 .S2
Technomic Pub. Co.
Reviews research on the single-parent family. Discusses family structure, needs of children and parents, child development, family stressors, and social issues.
Family Literacy/Parenting/Discipline
1997 2001 1997 1993 1990
Page 106 of 181
Discipline Without Shouting or Spanking
Wyckoff, Jerry and Barbara C.
HQ770.4.W93
Meadowbrook Press
Includes a description of the problem behavior, preventative steps to avoid the problem, practical solutions, and an illustrative real-life situation.
1984
Discipline: Teaching Limits with Love (video)
I Am Your Child Foundation
Host Dr. T. Berry Brazelton. Shows loving & effective ways to discipline young children through teaching rather than punishment. Part of six video I Am Your Child series. 27 min. Also in Spanish
Disciplining Kids (Without Screaming & Scolding) [video]
Schrank, Louise W.
HQ 770.4 .D585
Learning Seed
Dramatizes the wrong way to discipline kids and gives clear, practical ideas on better ways.
1997
Eternal Scars: Physical and Emotional Child Abuse (video) Meridian Education Presents types, effects, and signs of abuse, characteristics of an abuser, what to do when you know someone is being abused, and possible outcomes from telling. Includes user's guide. 24 min.
2000
Factors in Parenting: Lead to Abuse (video)
Meridian Education
Explores reasons why parents may abuse children and gives options for preventing/correcting these behaviors. Includes guide w/objectives & pre & post-viewing discussion topics. 8:45 min
1991
How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!
Severe, Sal
HQ755.85 .S48
Viking Penguin
Teaches parents how to reinforce good behavior, be consistent, be patient, manage anger, and to teach children to behave.
2000
Lee Canter's Assertive Discipline Parent Resource Guide
Canter, Lee et al
Canter & Associates, Inc.
Helpful guide for parents that outlines ten discipline problems and how to solve each. Includes plans, tips, awards, charts, & stickers.
1985
Shaking Hitting Spanking: What To Do Instead (video)
Bavolek, Stephen J.
Family Development
30 minute video presents four scenes that often lead to shaking, hitting, or spanking, plus alternative strategies. Leader's guide included. Also in Spanish.
1990
Shaking, Hitting and Spanking: What to do Instead [video]
HQ770.4 .S52
The Learning Seed
Designed to teach parents alternatives to corporal punishment with positive and effective behavior management techniques and attitudes.
1995
Page 107 of 181
Successful Parenting: Discipline Makes the Difference [video]
HQ772 .S823
Richards & Taylor Video
Explains that discipline is teaching our children to behave in socially-acceptable ways, and offers a variety of straightforward techniques for parents to use with their children. (Also in Spanish)
1994
Taking a Look at Discipline: Living and Learning with Children (booklet)
Garman, Charlotte
LC 4822.5 .P2
Continental Press
Parent guide explains what discipline is and why children act the way they do, and offers common-sense ways of guiding children's behavior.
1992
Troubles and Triumphs at Home: Parenting Strategies for Preschool Children . . . [4
HQ770.4 .T75
High/Scope Press
Dealing with child managment & discipline problems: "Let Them Do It," "When 'I've Told You a Thousand Times' Isn't Enough," "Converting Conflict to Calm," "Let Them Say It." 4 videos.
1982
Unplugging Power Struggles: Resolving Emotional Battles w/Your Kids Ages 2 to 10
Faull, Jan
HQ755.85 .F398
Parenting Press
Examines the nature & causes of power struggles parents have w/children ages 2 to 10 and suggests options and insights.
2000
Family Literacy/Parenting/Infants
365 Days of Baby Love: Playing, Growing, and Exploring with Babies from Birth to Age 2
Ellison, Sheila
HQ774 .E485
Sourcebooks
1996
Presents 365 activities for playing, caring for, and teaching infants.
365 Ways to Calm Your Crying Baby
Orenstein, Julian
RJ61.069 1998
Adams Media Corporation
Suggestions for calming babies from birth through toddlerhood written by a pediatrician.
1998
Feelings, Family, Friends: Social and Emotional Development [video #6]
Growing Together series
HQ774 .G76
AGS
16 min. video promotes individuation through positive play activities, interaction with family, and finding support from others.
Good Food for a Good Start: Your Baby's Nutrition [video #3]
Growing Together series
HQ774 .G76
AGS
13 min. video teaches the fundamental principles of proper Infant feeding. It also explains and encourages a healthy diet for the teen mother.
1995 1995
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Just Like You: Your Baby is a Person [video #1]
Growing Together series
HQ774 .G76
AGS Media
20 min. video for teen mothers develops confidence and infant-care skills. The mother learns that both she and her baby are unique individuals and is given ways to develop self-esteem for both.
1995
Out of Danger: Your Baby's Safety [video #2]
Growing Together series
HQ774 .G76
AGS
This 18-minute video for teen mothers demonstrates the vulnerability of babies and shows practical steps the mother can take to protect her baby.
1995
Seeing Infants with New Eyes with Magda Gerber (video) Na. Asso. for the Education Video showcasing Magda Gerber's program to illustrate how adult interactions with infants can make a difference. 26 min.
1984
Strong and Healthy: Your Baby's Health [video #4]
Growing Together series
HQ774 .G76
AGS
16 min. video covers basic information the young mother should know to maintain the infant's health and her own, including how and when to call the doctor.
1995
What My Baby Can Do: Physical Development [video #5]
Growing Together series
HQ774 .G76
AGS
13 min. video teaches the mother about normal physical development for an infant. She also learns what to expect from her baby, and how to assist in development.
1995
Family Literacy/Parenting/Relationships
1,2,3,4 Parents! Parenting Children Ages 1 to 4 [kit]
Popkin, Michael
HQ 755.8 .P6
Active Parenting
Teaches the fundamental attitudes and skills necessary for parents of young children. Contains video, parent workbook, and leader's guide. Videos also in Spanish.
Achieve!: Success for Young Fathers [4 videos] HQ774 .A25 1997
American Guidance Service
1)Deciding to succeed: your baby needs you. 2)Practical skills: how to do baby care. 3)Successful communication: how to talk and listen. 4)Responsible fatherhood: taking control of your future.
Activities for Parent-Child Interaction (booklet) HQ755.8 .E92
High/Scope
Staff resource offers activities for infants/toddlers that are age-appropriate. Designed for the mutual enrichment and enjoyment of the young child and the parents.
1996 1997 1985
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Art of Communication: Program 1 from the Practical Parenting Series (kit: video and
Shank, Billie & Wagonseller,
AGC/United Learning
Video presents suggestions for effective communication techniques parents can use to improve their communication with and positive support of their children. With facilitator's guide & blackline mst.
1988
Coaching For Fatherhood Epstein, Lewis
New Horizon Press
Sophisticated discussion of fatherhood as a learned role--including defining a self, how to begin, fathers and sexuality, and more.
1996
Common Sense Parenting: a Proven, Step-by-Step Guide for Raising Responsible Kids
Burke, Raymond V.
HQ769 .B79
Boys Town Press
Video kit offers techniques for parents to build good relationships with children, reduce problem behavior, give clear messages, teach self-control, and praise effectively.
1996
Complete Single Mother, The: Reassuring Answers to Your Most Challenging Concerns
Engber, Andrea & Leah
HQ759.45 .E54
Adams Media Corporation
2000
Takes women through the first stages of accepting single-parent lifestyle to enabling them through encouragement, confidence, & practical advice.
Family Customs and Traditions MacGregor, Cynthia
GT2402.U6F35
Fairview Press
A compilation of individual family traditions presented as suggestions for parents to strengthen family ties
1995
Grandparents as Parents Toledo, Sylvie de Toledo &
HQ759.9.D423
Guilford Press
Sophisticated survival guide for grandparents thrust into a parenting role--including topics such as coping with having a grandchild in the home, relevant laws, and forming support groups.
How to Be a Better Father (cassettes)
Hartlaub, George H.
HQ756 .H356
CareerTrack Publications
Several psychiatrists offer insights and advice to fathers on building strong, healthy, and fulfilling relationships with children.
Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities, TAE
Hildebrand, Verna
HQ755.8 .H54
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Includes the joys and responsibilities of parenting; caring for, nurturing, and guiding children; teen parenting; and strengthening the role of family.
Raising Your Spirited Child Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy
HQ769.K867 1991 HarperCollins
Offers support for parents & strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school, etc.; how to cope with tantrums; the power of positive labels; planning for success with a 4-step program.
1995 1996 1997 1991
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Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook
Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy
HQ769.K867 1991
HarperCollins
Companion to RAISING YOUR SPIRITED CHILD; offers tips for profiling your child's temperament & your own, cues that indicate intensity is rising; strategies for reducing & eliminating power struggles.
1998
Successful Parenting: Communication is Crucial [video and guide]
HQ772 .S822
Richards & Taylor Video
Explains the importance of good communication in families, offers three goals for parents and eight practical suggestions to help parents improve communication with their children. (Also in Spanish)
1994
Successful Parenting: Self-Esteem is the Key (video and guide)
HQ 772 .S821
Richards and Taylor
Includes characteristics of high self-esteem, verbal attacks, and ten suggestions for parents to use to enhance the self-esteem of their children. (Also in Spanish)
1999
Survival Tips for Working Moms
Pillsbury, Linda Goodman
HQ759.48.P55
Perspective Publishing
Contains 297 real tips from real moms about how to balance conflicting obligations regarding food, clothes, morning, evening, errands, chores, homework, grown-up time, and more.
1994
Taking Care of Me So I Can Take Care of My Children
Carlson, Barbara, et al
HQ755.8.C375
Parenting Press
Simply written guide to temperament, personal needs, and stress. Provides suggestions for parents to use to sustain themselves emotionally in order to make them better able to raise their children.
1998
Teen Dads: Rights, Responsibilities & Joys (revised)
Lindsay, Jeanne Warren
HQ756.7 .L56
Morning Glory Press, Inc.
Covers the parenting basics (from pregnancy through issues like Dad's gang involvement) for young fathers who want to parent their children well. Uses interviews w/52 teen fathers. W/workbk.
2000
The Words Hurt Loftis, Chris
New Horizon Press
A simple story illustrating how words can both hurt and heal appropriate for both children and parents.
1995
To Try Again and Succeed [video]
Welles, Orson
BF637 .S8 T6
CRM Films
9 minute film about a little eagle who fears to fly, but with the help of one who cares, finally succeeds. Parable shows the importance of passing knowledge and experience to the next generation.
What's Right for Me? Making Good Choices in Relationships
Herron, Ron and Peter, Val J.
BF 724.3.I58 H58 Boys Town Press
A book to help teens make good choices about teasing, prejudice, date violence, teen sex, bullies, sexual con artists, jealousy, and envy.
1979 1998
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Wonderful Ways to Be a Stepparent
Ford, Judy & Anna Chase
HQ759.92.F67
Conari Press
Personal suggestions for someone thrust into a stepparenting role--including relating to yourself, dealing with your spouse, and interacting with the kids.
1999
Wonderful Ways to Love a Child
Ford, Judy
HQ755.85.F68
Conari Press
A simple guide to parenting with loving actions--including such suggestions as "Listen from Your Heart," "Generate Family Festivals," and "Let Them Help." Available in Spanish
1995
Working Parents: Balancing Kids and Careers (booklet and video) Learning Seed Fictional interviews with family life specialists; discusses benefits employers can offer to help parents, child-care alternatives for working parents, and personal advice on coping with stresses.
1992
Family Literacy/Reading
Becoming a Family of Readers [video] LC225.3 .B42
LVA and Reading is
Parents and literacy volunteers talk about the advantages of reading to children at an early age.
1995
Compact for Reading Guide: A Reading Partnership Action Kit (binder)
Russo, Mary, et al
U.S. Department of
Kit for students at grade levels kindergarten-three representing a compact between student, home, and school for reading experience. Includes activities books for each level and a guide.
Creating Readers: Over 1000 Games (etc.)
Schiller, Pam
LB1139.5.R43
Gryphon House, Inc.
Over 1000 games, activities, tongue twisters, fingerplays, songs, & stories to get children excited about reading. "Let the children be your guide" as to how fast to go.
Every Child Reading: An Action Plan of the Learning First Alliance
LB1573.E94
Learning First Alliance
Detailed action plan to enable every child to read--including research, objectives, and strategies.
1998 2001 1998
Family Literacy: Parents as Partners Perkins, Pamela
Teacher Created Materials,
Handbook for teachers/parents discussing the reading process and common misconceptions
1995
Page 112 of 181
Family Reading: an Intergenerational Approach to Literacy (set)
Goldsmith, Ellen and Ruth D.
LC225.3 .G64
New Readers Press
Set contains trainer's manual and video, teacher's guide, & 10 children's books. Gives learners practice in good reader strategies, using children's books and adult reading selections.
1990
Help a Child Learn to Read
Cheatham, Judy
LB1573 .C52
LVA
Tutoring guide provides a theoretical base, discussions of needed skills and approaches, and examples of concepts, techniques, and activities for non-professionals who want to tutor children.
1998
Help Your Child Get Ready to Read: a Handbook for Parents of 4-6 Year Olds
Wile, Elizabeth M.
LC 4822.5 .P2
Continental Press
Parent guide covers basic reading readiness skills, presenting them through gamelike activities to enjoy with children.
1989
Helping Your Child Learn to Read
Cullinan, Bernice & Brod
LC225.3.C84
U.S. Department of
Provides parents with activities they can do with their children from infancy through age 10 to help prepare them to read--including basics, read along, write and talk, parents & the schools, etc.
1993
Implementing the Colorado Basic Literacy Act (CBLA) (booklet)
Quate, Stephanie J.
L 126 .Q28
Colo. Dept. of Education
Document describes the CBLA, tells how to build a district literacy plan, and gives examples of ways to assess literacy in K-3 students.
1998
L is for Literacy -- L is for Love: an Update on Early Reading Programs (booklet)
LB1573.8 .L15
CO Dept. of Education
Booklet describes six intensive reading programs designed to teach all children to succeed at reading. Gives brief descriptions of each school's program.
1997
Language and Literacy: Becoming Readers and Writers [video]
LB1525.34 .L28
High/Scope Press
Presents a whole-language framework for instruction which addresses the fundamentals of literacy in developmentally appropriate ways for grades K-3.
1990
Leamos! Let's Read! 101 ideas to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Write
Behm, Mary
LC 225.3 .B5517 EDINFO Press
English/Spanish text presents 101 ideas for parents to help children develop reading and writing skills at home.
1995
Make a Difference: Talk about Books (video) Smith, Carl B.
EDINFO Press
Video and discussion guide (by Susan Moke) to help organize a parent meeting that shows parents how to hold book conversations with their children.
1996
Page 113 of 181
Motivating Your Child to Learn: Parents and Children Together series (booklet Family Learning Association Stories appropriate for parents and children reading together (beginning up to grade four) and discussing, plus hints, practice activities, and books for further reading.
Parents Sharing Books ( binders with report & leader training manual, plus a video)
Smith, Carl B. & Marjorie R.
Family Literacy Center
Technical report describes Parents Sharing Books project. The video helps parents establish good reading habits at home. The leader training manual details setting PSB in motion & parent training.
Phonological Awareness Handbook for Kindergarten and Primary Teachers
Ericson, Lita
LB1528.E67 1998 IRA
Offers a practical and comprehensive means of teaching and monitoring children's development of phonological awareness. Includes a variety of activities, assessment tools, and resource lists.
Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children
National Research Council
LB1525.76 .C66
National Academy Press
Explores how to prevent reading difficulties in the context of social, historical, cultural, and biological factors. Identifies children at risk and outlines effective instructional strategies.
Reading Matters: From Day One (video)
NIMCO, Inc. Productions
2001 1993 1998 1998
Reading to Your Children [video]
Burkart, Alice
LC225.3 .B87
Curriculum Associates
Demonstrates how parents can develop their children's love of reading, support learning, enjoy quality time with children, and learn to choose and share books. Also in Spanish
1992
Reading with Children [video]
LC225.3 .R52
LVA
A series of activities to help non-reading parents learn to read aloud with their children, improve reading skills, and enlarge vocabulary. Includes handbook and trainer's guide.
1989
Something to Remember Me By (w/Reader's Companion)
Bosak, Susan V. and Laurie
PZ7.B67So 1997 Communication Project
Story about the bonds across generations utilizing a grandmother and her granddaughter. Winner of six national awards and honors.
1997
Speaking and Listening: Parents and Children Together series (booklet Family Learning Association Stories appropriate for parents and children reading together (beginning up to grade four). Radio drama-style production on tape as well as hints, practice activities, and books for further reading.
2001
Page 114 of 181
Starting Out Right: a Guide to Promoting Children's Reading Success
Nat'l Research Council
LB1139.5.R43
Nat'l Academy Press
Guide for teachers and parents discusses how best to help children succeed in reading. Packed with information, resources, and activities.
Success with Test-Taking: Parents and Children Together series (booklet Family Literacy Center at Ideas for how parents can help children cope with/learn from tests, plus read-along stories.
1999 1992
Supporting Your Beginning Reader [video] LC225.3 .S87
Curriculum Associates
Shows parents how to guide their beginning readers by explaining how we learn to read, the stages of reading, and ways to encourage the young reader. Also in Spanish
Take Time to Read (video) Discusses value of reading with children.
NIMCO, Inc.
1993
Teach a Child to Read with Children's Books: Combining Story Reading, Phonics, and
Thogmartin, Mark B.
ERIC Clearinghouse
Techniques and strategies that parents can use to combine book-reading and phonics to help children learn to read
2000
Teaching Early Literacy (booklet) Seidl, Barbara & Jett-
Wisconsin Educational
Lesson plans and theoretical constructs for classroom and teacher workshops dealing with early reading development age appropriate to children.
1995
Working with the School: Parents and Children Together Series (booklet Family Learning Association Stories for parents and children to read together, plus hints, practice activities, and books for further reading.
2001
Family Literacy/Spanish/Math
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Matematicas primer grado
Sevilla, David
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language first grade mathematics teacher's guide to activities
1994
Page 115 of 181
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Matematicas segundo grado Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language second grade teacher's activity book for teaching mathematics
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Matematicas. Cuarto grado Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language fourth grade teacher's activity book for teaching mathematics
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Matematicas. Tercer grado Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language teacher's activity book for teaching third grade mathematics
Matematicas: Primer grado (also Recortable) Sevilla, David et. al.
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language first grade mathematics workbook and accompanying project book
Matematicas: segundo grado; Recortable; & Libro para el maestro
Perez, Humberto et al
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language second grade mathematics workbook, accompanying project book, and teacher's guide
Family Literacy/Spanish/Parenting
1995 1995 1994 1993 1994
Ў1-2-3-4 Padres!: Tйnicas efectivas para los padres de niсos de 1 a 4 aсos de edad (3
Popkin, Michael H.
HQ755.8 .P6 2003 Active Parenting Publishers
Cassette 1: Quй Necesita Saber Sobre Su Hijo de Entre 1 y 4 Aсos. Cassette 2:Disciplina y Mбs. Cassette 3: Fomentado Un Mejor Comportamiento. See kit in English.
2003
Fever In Children: Fears and Facts: Spanish version (video) Concept Media Discusses the purpose of fever, causes, myths, how to take a child's temperature & reduce discomfort, and the criteria by which a child's illness should be reported to a physician. (Also in English)
FIRST STEPS: Supporting Early Language Development (Spanish videos and guide) Educational Productions, Inc Shows how adults from diverse backgrounds can strengthen communication skills of children 0-3. Four 30-minute videos w/practice exercises plus trainer's manual. (also in English)
1995
Page 116 of 181
Golpes y Gritos, Como Evitarlos (video) Bavolek, Stephen J.
Family Nurturing Center
30 minute video presents four scenes that often lead to shaking, hitting, or spanking, plus alternative strategies. (English language leader's guide included.) Also in English.
1990
Guia Para Los Padres Sobre Educacion Preescolar (booklet)
Dodge, Diane Trister
LB 1139.35 .P37 Teaching Strategies
Spanish-language parent guide explains what preschool and kindergarten children are learning and suggests ways to help them learn at home. Also in English.
1996
Haga la diferencia! Reporte el abuso y negligencia del nino (video) Indiana's Child Care Spanish version of video MAKE A DIFFERENCE! REPORT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT. Also in English
Kinder, aqui voy! (video)
Educational Productions
Spanish language video designed to generate excitement about starting school. (18 min.; discussion guide included) also available in English
La Lectura y La Habilidad [video] LB1048 .R4217
Curriculum Associates
Guide for parents shows how to help children study homework and learn at home. Also in English: READING AND STUDY SKILLS AT HOME
Lo que pueden ensenarles a los ninos (booklet)
Wile, Elizabeth M.
LC 4822.5.P2
Continental Press
Educational Aid for parents with children aged 4-6 years; also in English
2001 1994 1991
Maneros Maravillosas Para Amar A Un Hijo (Wonderful Ways to Love a Child)
Ford, Judy
HQ755.85.F68
Conari Press
A simple guide to parenting with loving actions--including such suggestions as "Listen from Your Heart," "Generate Family Festivals," and "Let Them Help." (Also in English)
MegaSkills Manual Bilingue Para Padres/Parent Handbook
Rich, Dorothy
Home and School Institute
A resource guide to help reinforce the MegaSkills Parent Involvement Program; step-by-step directions for successful home activities in Spanish
Multilingual Language Building Program for Young Children: El Hablar y el Jugar
Notari-Syverson, Angela, et al
Washington Research
A video that focuses on language facilitation during play. Three child-directed language facilitation strategies are taught. (Also in English) Training manual accompanies.
1995 1994 1998
Page 117 of 181
Multilingual Language Building Program for Young Children: El Hablar y los Libros
Notari-Syverson, Angela, et al
Washington Research
Video showing how parents and teachers can facilitate children's language while looking at picture books. (Also in English) Training manual accompanies.
1998
Padres Activos de Hoy: For Parents of 2 to 12 Year Olds (kit w/videos)
Popkin, Michael H.
Active Parenting Publishing
Discusses the active parent, instilling courage & self-esteem, understanding child, developing responsibility, winning cooperation, etc. 2 videos, parents' guide, & leader's guide. Also in English
1993
Paternidad Exitosa: Auto Estima es La Llave (video)
HQ 772 .S821
Richards and Taylor
Spanish version of Successful Parenting: Self-Esteem is the Key offers characteristics of high selfesteem, verbal attacks, and ten suggestions for parents to enhance their children's self-esteem.
1997
Paternidad Exitosa: La Comunicacion es Crucial (video)
HQ772 .S822
Richards and Taylor
Spanish version of Successful Parenting: Communication is Crucial. Offers three goals for parents and eight practical suggestions to help parents improve communication with their children.
1997
Paternidad Exitosa: La Disciplina Mejora El Comportamiento (video)
HQ772 .S823
Richards & Taylor Video
Spanish version of Successful Parenting: Discipline Makes the Difference (Discipline is teaching our children to behave in socially-acceptable ways, and offers a variety of techniques.)
1997
Vamos Juntos a la Escuela (Let's Go to School Together) (video) U.S. Dept. of Education Video offers tips for Spanish-speaking parents to help them support their children's efforts in school throughout the years. In Spanish
Vulnerable Child, The (video) Spanish version
Concept Media
Discusses factors in the child, family, environment, and culture that cause young children to be vulnerable to inadequate parenting, abuse, & neglect. Details measures to assist at-risk children.
Family Literacy/Spanish/Reading
Apoyando al Lector Principiante [video] LC225.3 .S8717 Spanish version of "Supporting Your Beginning Reader."
Curriculum Associates
1994
Page 118 of 181
Como Ayudar a Sus Hijos a Usar la Biblioteca ( Helping Your Child Use the Library)
Perkinson, Kathryn
Z718.1 .P48
US Dept. of Education
Spanish language booklet tells parents how to encourage their children to read and use the library.
1993
Creciendo Con Libros (0-5 anos) [Early Book Stages 0-5 Years] video
Holguin, Roxanna
Roxanna Holguin
Hints for parents as to how to give children early book skills; explains five normal stages that a child goes through. 23 minutes. (Also available in English)
Espanol: Cuarto grado Lecturas Spanish language fourth grade reading book
Mexico; Secretaria de
1995 1994
Espanol: primer grado Spanish language first grade workbook for learning to read
Mexico; Secretaria de
1994
Espanol: primer grado lecturas; also Recortable and Sugerencias para su ensenanza Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language first grade book of stories for reading, an accompanying project book, and a teacher's guide
1997
Espanol: Quinto grado Lecturas Spanish language fifth grade reading textbook
Mexico; Secretaria de
1994
Espanol: segundo grado Lecturas; Sugerencias para su ensenanza
Munoz, Margarita et al
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language second grade reading book and teacher's guide
1998
Espanol: Sexto grado Lecturas Spanish language sixth grade reading textbook
Mexico; Secretaria de
1994
Espanol: Tercer grado Lecturas Spanish language third grade reading book
Mexico; Secretaria de
1982
Page 119 of 181
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Espanol. Tercer grado Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language third grade teacher's activity book for teaching reading
1996
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Espanol. Cuarto grado Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language fourth grade teacher's activity book for teaching reading
1996
Fichero: Actividades didacticas: Espanol: segundo grado Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language teacher's book of activities for teaching reading to second grade
1995
Lecturas Clasicas para ninos
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language classic stories from around the world for elementary school level reading; two volumes
1984
Leyendo a Sus Ninos [video]
LC225.3 .B8717
Curriculum Associates
Spanish version of "Reading to your Children" shows parents how to develop their children's love of reading.
Libro integrado:primer grado & Libro para el maestro: Conocimiento del medio Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language first grade general workbook/ text covering children, families, schools, plants & animals, ranches & cities, etc. Teacher's guide accompanies.
Riverbed of Memory Zamora, Daisy
City Lights
Poetry written by Nicaraguan Daisy Zamora in times of war that draws portraits of women. (Spanish language)
Family Literacy/Spanish/Social Studies
1993 1995 1988
Atlas de Mexico: Educacion primaria
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language atlas of Mexico for elementary school; includes details re: educational institutions, vegetation, population, manufacturing, agriculture, and more
1994
Page 120 of 181
Conoce nuestra Constitucion
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language textbook about the Constitution of Mexico for elementary school
1997
Geografia: Cuarto grado Dalley, Hugo et al Spanish language fourth grade geography textbook
Mexico; Secretaria de
1993
Geografia: Quinto grado Rubio, Pilar Vasquez et al Spanish language fifth grade geography textbook
Mexico; Secretaria de
1994
Historia y Geografia: Tercer grado (series)
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language third grade series on the history & geography of Guerrero, Campeche, Baja California Sur, Durango, Chihuahua, Queretaro, Yucatan, Oaxaca, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, & Nuevo Leon
1993
Lecciones de Historia de Mexico: Primera Parte & Segunda Parte Mexico; Secretaria de Spanish language textbooks about the history of Mexico for elementary school children
1993
Monografia estatal (series)
Mexico; Secretaria de
Spanish language elementary school series of textbooks. Each examines a separate Mexican state: Distrito Federal, Puebla, Michoacan, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Estado de Mexico
1989
Family Literacy/Staff Development and Training
Building Quality Child Care: An Overview (video)
Na. Asso. For the Education
Video that presents and illustrates the essential components of high-quality child care. 20 min.
1989
Caring for Our Children: Na. Health & Safety Performance Standards (6 videos & American Academy of 6-video set (ea 30 min.) w/handouts for orienting new child care staff; provides national health & safety performance standards--incl. Illness in child care, keeping it in shape, basic caregiving, etc
1995
Page 121 of 181
Classroom Learning: Centers of Attention [video #1]
LB1775.6 .C85
South Carolina ETV/Kaplan
First of three in the "Cultivating the Harvest" series of training videos for early childhood caregivers. Also a manual in a binder.
1995
Cultivating the Harvest: An Orientation Manual for Early Childhood Professionals
LB1775.6 .C85
South Carolina ETV/Kaplan
Manual in binder to accompany videos: "Classroom Learning: Centers of Attention," "Early Childhood Professionals: Sowers of the Future," & "Outdoor Learning: Room to Grow"
1995
Doing Our Homework: How Schools Can Engage Hispanic Communities
Bermudez, Andrea B.
LC 2670.B47
ERIC/AEL
Discusses Hispanic parent involvement, strategies for engagement, training as a catalyst, partnership to promote education, future directions; includes parent education training model.
1994
Early Childhood Professionals: Sowers of the Future (video #2)
LB1775.6 .C85
South Carolina ETV/Kaplan
Second in the "Cultivating the Harvest" series of training videos for early childhood caregivers. Also a manual in a binder.
1995
Home Visiting: Promoting Healthy Parent and Child Development
Klass, Carol Speekman
HQ755.7.K59
Paul H. Brookes Publishing
Manual for home visitors: the new profession discussed plus promoting healthy development of a sense of self, discipline, communication & language, routines and rituals, play & learning, & siblings.
1996
How Caring Relationships Support Self-Regulation (video & guide)
Goulet, Marie
George Brown College
Video explores child development--including brain research--in relation to self-regulation. Illustrates caregiver practices that support self-regulation. 68 min.
1998
Issues in Quality Child Care: A Boys Town Perspective
Peter, et. al.
HQ 778.7.U52
Boys Town Press
Discusses Boys Town philosophy of rehabilitation, education, and empowerment. Gives specific suggestions for creating a positive teaching relationship with students who are in crisis.
1998
Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Young Children
Neuman, Susan B., et. al.
Na. Asso. for Education of
Conveys position statement of IRA and NAEYC plus the gist with respect to instruction, using photographs w/summary of effective teaching practices.
2000
Make a Difference: Report Child Abuse and Neglect (video) Indiana's Child Care Video discussing child abuse & neglect w/professionals who explain what to do if abuse is suspected, indicators of abuse, and the impact on society. 28 min. Also available in Spanish.
Page 122 of 181
Outdoor Learning: Room to Grow (video # 3) LB1775.6 .C85
South Carolina ETV/Kaplan
Third in the "Cultivating the Harvest" series of training videos for early childhood caregivers. Also a manual in a binder.
1995
Outdoor Play: Teaching Strategies with Young Children
Perry, Jane P.
LB1140.35.P55
Teachers College Press
Analyzes play within a framework of initiation, negotiation, and enactment. Shows how teachers can support self-directed pretend play; connects/illustrates theories of play & children's culture.
2001
Practical Solutions to Practically Every Problem: the Early Childhood Teacher's Manual
Saifer, Steffen
LB1140.2 .S235
Gryphon House
1990
How-to book on classroom management techniques that will enable teachers to run an effective, successful program.
Ready to Learn (video)
I Am Your Child Foundation
Hosts Jamie Lee Curtis & LeVar Burton. Describes ways families/caregivers can foster literacy-rich environment. Part of six video I Am Your Child series. 24 min. Also in Spanish
Spreading the News: Sharing the Stories of Early Childhood Education
Carter, Margie
LB1139.25 .C28
Redleaf Press
Shows early childhood professionals how to produce visual displays to show children's work in school, to parents, and to publicize programs. Lots of ideas and sample displays.
1996
Teaching Our Youngest: A Guide for Preschool Teachers and Child-Care and Family
Early Childhood-Head Start
U.S. Dept. of Education
Draws from research about what teachers/child-care providers can do to help children to develop language and number abilities. Presents strategies, examples of nurturing environment (booklet)
2002
Training Teachers: a Harvest of Theory and Practice
Carter, Margie
LB1715 .C37
Redleaf Press
Early childhood training manual teaches teachers in ways consistent with appropriate child teaching. Offers innovative and uncommon strategies to develop teacher skills and knowledge.
1994
Family Literacy/Theory and Research
Breaking the Cycle [video]
LC1663 .B74
Wider Oppor. for Women
Three women, one from Colo., relate the transitions they made from low literacy skills to employment success through basic skills education and job training, and the positive effects on their children
1995
Page 123 of 181
Caring Start Parent Pack High/Scope UK
LB 1140.3.H55
High/Scope UK
A packet of materials for a parenting workshop, including a group leader guide, a group leader introduction, sample set of parent booklets, sample certificate, set of photographs, and an order form.
1996
Colorado Even Start 1998-1999 Progress Report
Anderson, Beckie
L149.25.C6 E85
Colorado Dept of Education
Report on Even Start Programs in Colorado including background, evaluation questions, methods, & results, cost/benefit analysis & future plans
1999
Colorado Even Start Progress Report 2000-2001 (booklet)
Anderson, Beckie
LC149.25.C6
Colorado Department of
Report detailing key findings, lessons learned, efficacy of family literacy, background, ESFLI grant, Colorado programs, evaluation, educational gains, parenting goals met, cost-benefit, etc.-2 copies
2001
Creating a Community of Learners--Touching Tomorrow Today
LC149.2 .C74
Natl. Center for Family
Proceedings from the 4th annual conference on family literacy includes many speeches and talks given by family literacy participants, instructors, and leaders, including Barbara Bush & Walter Anderson
1995
Family Literacy (booklet)
LC149.25 .C6
CCIRA
Collection of articles from the Colorado Communicator about family literacy and adult reading issues in Colorado.
1998
Family Literacy: Directions in Research and Implications for Practice
LC149.2 .F28
US Dept of Education
Publication presents a collection of ten papers on family literacy topics, discussing innovative programs and practices and "user-friendly" research.
1996
Family Literacy: The Journey to Success: Stories of Courage, Stories of Change
LC149.2 .F4
National Center for Family
Personal stories of adults who changed their lives and those of their families through participation in family literacy programs.
1995
Generations of Consequence: a Status Report on Women and Literacy in the United
Precure, Agnes
LC1663 .P74
Wider Opportunities for
Report describes the impact of poverty and illiteracy on women and families, and suggests strategies for successfully addressing the literacy needs of women.
1995
Impact of Adult Education and Family Literacy on the Family (booklet)
Tracy-Mumford, Fran
LC5252 .D3
DE Dept. of Ed, OAE
Report of a Delaware study to determine the impact of participation in adult education and family literacy programs on the family.
1998
Page 124 of 181
Keeping Women and Children Last: America's War on the Poor
Sidel, Ruth
Penguin Books
Presents data, analyses, and recommendations on causes of poverty, impact of being poor, role of social welfare programs in perpetuation, and American policy determined by attitudes.
Kids Count in Colorado Colo. Children's Campaign
HQ792 .C6 K54 CCC
Report examines the health, safety, education, and economic status of children in Colorado and suggests strategies to improve conditions. Includes statistical information, charts, & graphs.
Research in Child Development and Family Studies: Early Childhood Programs
Layzer, Jean I. & Robert G. St.
LC149.2 .R48
Abt Associates
Research "Adding a Two-Generation Perspective." First of five booklets.
Research in Child Development and Family Studies: Improving Family Literacy
St.Pierre, Robert G. et al.
LC149.2 .R48
Abt Associates Inc
Discussing the "Findings from the National Even Start Evaluation." Third of five booklets
Research in Child Development and Family Studies: Improving Family Literacy
St. Pierre, Robert G. & Jean I.
LC149.2 .R48
Abt Associates Inc
Discussing the "Lessons from Other Intervention Programs." Fourth of five booklets
1996 1993 1996 1996 1996
Research in Child Development and Family Studies: Regenerating Two-Generation
St. Pierre, Robert G. et al
LC149.2 .R48
Abt Associates Inc
Research regarding two-generation interventions. Fifth of five booklets.
1996
Research in Child Development and Family Studies: The Even Start Family Literacy
St. Pierre, Robert G. & Janet
LC149.2 .R48
Abt Associates Inc
Discussing the "Early Implementation" of Even Start programs. Second of five booklets
1996
Special Early Childhood Report 1997 (booklet) LB1140.23 .S74
National Educ. Goals Panel
Report on the first National Education Goal includes data indicating the status of young children and progress toward meeting educational objectives for preschoolers.
Teach the Mother and Reach the Child
Van Fossen, Sandra
LC1481 .V26
Wider Opportunities for
Research report measures the effects of mothers' level of education on their employment, economic status, and health, and the effects on the education/status of their children.
1997 1991
Page 125 of 181
What Should We Expect of Family Literacy?
Paratore, Jeanne R., et al
LC151.P37 1999
International Reading
The report of a study which found when Latino parents were provided with opportunities to collaborate with their children's teachers, they did so, but some children failed, anyway.
GED
1999
Beyond the GED: Making Conscious Choices about the GED and Your Future
Fass, Sara & Garner, Barbara
NCSALL
A report concluding that the GED is a useful, but not equal credential to a traditional diploma, since GED holders, on average, don't earn enough to move out of poverty.
2000
Cliffs Studyware GED
LB3060.33 .G45
Cliffs Notes, Inc.
Study set for the GED includes test preparation software and two complete practice exams (all subjects).
1995
Colorado GED Study: how Colorado Graduates Benefit from Passing the GED Tests
Lance, Keith Curry
LB3060.33 .G45
CDE/OAE
Reports on social and economic benefits of passing the GED tests.
1998
Devil is in the Details: the Role of Examination System Details in Determining Who
Tyler, John H., et al
NCSALL
Report finding that the design of a GED examination impacts gender results and that re-testing is a vital option to success rate.
Education and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients
Boesel, David
HQ799.2 .D7
U. S. Dept of Education
Report on the performance of GED graduates in higher education and the workplace compares GED grads to high school grads and those with no degree. Includes statistics and analysis.
GED [Focus on Basics, Vol. 2, B, June 1998]
NCSALL
Series of articles on issues related to the GED test, including who is helped by the GED, retention and the GED, the Spanish GED, and the process of passing the GED.
GED 2002: Everything You Need to Know (video)
PBS
Video discussing the changes to occur in the 2002 version of the GED examination prepared by PBS Literacy Link on April 27, 2000.
2000 1998 1998 2000
Page 126 of 181
GED 2002: Making the Transition (video)
PBS
Video conference discussing the changes to occur in the GED examinations in 2002, conducted by PBS Literacy Link on November 30, 2000
2000
GED/Language Arts/Literature
Criteria for Literary Excellence: Critics explore the literary value of the classic
Fadiman, Clifton, et al
PN511 A 1969
Forum Associates, Inc
Discussion concluding that people's attitudes toward an author change as their beliefs change. Therefore, as the reader ages, books gain in influence. 28 minutes
Dramatic Highlights from Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (audiocassette)
Twain, Mark
F 363 C6 L5
Forum Associates, Inc
Reading of dramatic highlights from the novel LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. 27 minutes
1969 1969
GED Connection: Program 13: Fiction (video) KET
PBS Literacy Link
Video corresponding to chapter 13 of Language Arts Workbook; explores reasons why people read/write fiction; discusses characterization, theme, conflict, style, point of view.
2001
GED Language Arts, Reading Northcutt, Ellen, ed.
Steck-Vaughn
Textbook to prepare student to take the GED (version 2002) in Language Arts, Reading/Literature
2002
GED Language Arts/Reading Exercise Book Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Book of exercises designed to supplement the Steck-Vaughn GED Language Arts/Reading textbook (preparation for taking the GED 2002)
Italian Renaissance Portraits Garas, Klara
Corvina Press Budapest
A discussion of Italian Renaissance portraits with full color illustrations
2002 1965
Poet and His Inspiration, The: John Ciardi discusses the craft of poetry (audiocassette)
Ciardi, John
PS3503 I27
Forum Associates, Inc
1969
Twentieth century poet John Ciardi discusses his life and the craft of poetry. 25 minutes
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Robert Frost Speaks: Meaning in Poetry (audiocassette)
Frost, Robert
PN1064 M4
Forum Associates, Inc
Robert Frost describes the purpose and structure of good poetry. 28 minutes
1957
South-Western GED Interpreting Literature and the Arts
Schmidt, Sarah
LB3060.33 .G45
South-Western
Preparation for the GED literature and arts test. Includes foundation skills, specific practice on the types of questions asked on the GED, and practice tests.
1995
GED/Language Arts/Mechanics
501 Grammar & Writing Questions PE1112.A15 1999
Learning Express
Workbook offering practice in punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, paragraph development, and essay questions--including answers. Suitable for independent study
Building College Spelling Skills Crosby, Harry H.
PE1145.2 .C76
Little, Brown
Self-paced spelling text emphasizes proofreading and diagnosis of your spelling errors. Also discusses major rules, commonly confused words, phonics, and "outlaw" words.
Business English Essentials Voiles, Price R.
PE 1115 .V6
Glencoe
Language arts text teaches essential principles of English grammar, style, and usage in a business context. Includes Instructor's edition.
English Brushup (Instructor's Edition) Smith, R. Kent and Janet M.
Townsend Press
A workbook/guide to common difficulties w/English grammar, punctuation, and usage. Includes diagnostic test.
Find the Errors!: Proofreading Activities Lobb, Nancy
J. Weston Walch
Workbook includes student exercises, pretest, posttest, teacher's guide pages, provision for individual learning styles, and a proofreading checklist
GED Language Arts, Writing Northcutt, Ellen, ed.
Steck-Vaughn
Textbook to help students prepare for the GED (2002 version) in writing skills such as organization, sentence structure, usage, and mechanics
1999 1981 1993 1993 1998 2002
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GED Language Arts/Writing Exercise Book Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Book of exercises designed to supplement the Steck-Vaughn textbook GED/Language Arts/Writing (preparation for the GED 2002)
Hot Fudge Monday: Tasty Ways to Teach Parts of Speech...
Larson, Randy
Cottonwood Press
Uses humor to join the study of words to writing them into meaningful sentences. May be used as a supplement to traditional grammar books or by itself.
McGraw-Hill/Contemporary's Language Builder: Advanced McGraw-Hill/Contemporary A workbook covering grammar & usage, sentence formation, paragraph development, capitalization, punctuation, & writing conventions for special forms (ie letters, quotations)
On Your Own: Grammar Chin, Beverly Ann
LB3060.33 .G45
Cambridge Adult Educ.
Grammar worktext designed for flexible use by individual students. instruction is broken down into very small sections to allow students to design a program to suit their own needs.
Sentence Sense (Red Level) Hunter, Anthony Devereux
Hunter & Joyce Publishing
Student text and teacher's guide designed to help student experience how the structure of a sentence influences its meaning; doesn't rely on traditional grammatical definitions.
GED/Language Arts/Writing
2002 1993 2003 1991 1991
Acts of Teaching: How to Teach Writing
Carroll, Joyce Armstrong
LB1576.C31717
Teacher Ideas Press
Comprehensive guide offering activities grounded in theory and research designed to help teachers teach writing to promote excitement in an environment conducive to student risk-taking.
Contemporary's Writing and Reading the Essay
Fiene, Pat, ed.
PE1408 .C77
Contemporary Books
Part 1 teaches writing process as well as reading, thinking, and anaytical skills. Part 2 explains grammar, mechanics, and usage skills.
Easing Into Essays: Getting Ready to Write the GED Test Essay
Phifer, Nan
LB3060.33 .G45
New Readers Press
Student manual and teacher's guide explain the writing process: generating ideas, writing rough drafts, revising, proofreading, etc . Addresses requirements of the GED essay test.
1993 1993 1988
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Easy Writer: Basics to GED Priven, Judy
LB3060.33 .G45
Prentice Hall
Takes students through all stages of the writing process to prepare for the GED essay test. Includes pre- and post-tests and many model GED essays and questions.
GED Essay Northcutt, Ellen, ed.
Steck-Vaughn
Textbook to prepare the student to take the GED (2002 version) in essay writing
1991 2002
Kaplan Writing Power White, Nancy
Simon & Schuster
Guide to a system for writing, including rules for writing, starting the process, drafting, revising & editing, essays, and reports. Offers writing examples and tips for developing topics.
2001
On Your Own: Writing Process Chin, Beverly Ann
LB3060.33 .G45
Cambridge Adult Ed.
Pre-GED level worktext teaches writing process to adults, employing minimal terminology, survival skills content and many exercises.
1990
Power Writing: Building Word Power Buchman, Michael
Cambridge Adult Education
Text covering word parts, commonly misspelled words, basic punctuation, tenses of regular verbs, helping verbs, irregular verbs, nouns & pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, etc. (w/answer key & glossary).
1996
Power Writing: Getting Ideas Flowing Buchman, Michael
Cambridge Adult Education
Text covering getting started; choosing/focusing a topic; organizing ideas; drafting; revising for unity, clarity, and coherence; revising tone, editing & publishing (w/answer key & glossary).
1996
Power Writing: Teacher's Guide (booklet) Buchman, Michael
Cambridge Adult Education
Teacher's guide to four Power Writing texts; offers synopses of lessons & teaching suggestions, ESL & LEP teaching suggestions, CASAS & TABE correlations, locator tests and key.
1996
Power Writing: Writing Effective Sentences Buchman, Michael
Cambridge Adult Education
Text covering sentences; fragments; compound subjects, verbs, & sentences; subject-verb agreement; punctuation of phrases, clauses and quotations; parallel structure; etc. (w/answer key & glossary).
1996
Power Writing: Writing with a Purpose Buchman, Michael
Cambridge Adult Education
Text covering prewriting, purposes & organizing principles, rough drafts, narrating, describing, informing, persuading, writing essays on tests, revising structure, & editing (w/answer key & glossary)
1996
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Practice Book for Passing the GED: Writing Skills Test
LB3060.33 .G45
Glencoe:Macmillan/McGraw-
Practice book for the GED presents questions which parallel those asked on the GED test. The questions match the format, skill level, content, and style of the GED test. Includes 2 sample tests.
1989
Practicing the Writing Process 2: The Essay (w/Teacher's Guide)
Crowell, Sheila C. and Ellen
Educational Design
Essay-writing workbook including sections on prewriting, sentences, writing, revising, editing, other kinds of essays, and strategies for taking essay tests. Also a Teacher's Guide.
2000
Revise and Edit: Book One; Book Two Pierson, Dana R.
Educational Design
Workbooks that discuss revising to improve sentence construction and paragraph construction, and editing to correct errors in mechanics.
1989
Rural Voices: Place-Conscious Education and the Teaching of Writing
Brooke, Robert E. (ed)
LC5146.5.R895
Teachers College Press
Essays describe the development & implementation of writing programs that link learners with their rural communities; outgrowth of research by National Writing Project
2003
Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Essays McClain, Molly & Jacqueline
McGraw-Hill
Concerned solely with essay-writing, including making an argument, proving the argument, planning writing strategy, and research tips.
1999
Scope English: Writing and Language Skills - t.e. PE1112 .S36
Scholastic Inc.
English textbook covers writing process, research skills, and language skills.
1987
South-Western GED Writing Skills
Nicoles, Susan
LB3060.33 .G45
South-Western
Teaches skills necessary to pass the writing skills test. Covers foundation skills, writing process, test preparation, critical thinking and writing activities, and GED practice tests.
1995
Success in Writing (5 volume series) PE1408 .S82
Globe Fearon
Designed to help students improve their performance in 4 types of writing: Writing to describe; Writing to explain; Writing to persuade; Writing to tell a story; Grammar skills for writers.
1996
Teaching Writing as REFLECTIVE PRACTICE
Hillocks, George, Jr.
PE1404.H56
Teachers College Press
Integrates theories for teaching writing, discusses environments for active learning, the composing process, writer's repertoire, art of planning, reflection in planning & teaching.
1995
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Testing Trap, The: How State Writing Assessments Control Learning
Hillocks, George, Jr.
LB3051 .H534
Teachers College Press
Uses teacher/administrator interviews to conclude that majority of existing writing tests have harmful effect on way students are taught to write in contrast to beneficial tests.
Text and Thought: An Integrated Approach to College Reading and Writing (second
Lester, Lanny & Judith Resnick
PE1413.R38 2003 Pearson Education
Comprehensive reading/writing text designed for students about to take college courses. Includes exercises, questions, info on learning styles & web searches plus a correct English handbook.
Write All About It (+ teacher's ed.)
Leis, Andrea and Robert
PE1408 .L53
New Readers Press
Workbook teaches writing skills using newspaper style, encouraging clear, concise writing. Topics covered are sentences, punctuation, parts of speech, and effective writing of paragraphs & stories.
Write: Preparing for Success in English Composition
Frew, Robert
PE1408 .F84
Peek Publications
English text shows how to write good sentences by becoming familiar with the details of sentence structure. Students analyze, write, and edit sentences and short compositions.
Writers Craft: Portfolio Plus (Writing Portfolio with Student Guide) McDougal Littell Student portfolio with assignment guide. Grades 9-12.
2002 2003 1986 1978
Writing Davy, Karen, ed.
LB3060.33 .G45
Steck-Vaughn
Language skills workbook covers capitalization, punctuation, parts of speech, spelling, and writing clear sentences.
1987
Writing and Rewriting Mayes, Janet R.
PE1408 .M39
Macmillan
Text provides a practical method of self-editing for students who have sentence-level difficulty in English. Most exercises are sentences and paragraphs to edit. Reading passages by known authors.
1981
Writing for Proficiency: a Test Preparation Program
PE1408 .W84
Globe Fearon
3 level, 3 vol. writing worktext offers realistic models, practical tips and strategies, a review of grammar, mechanics, and usage, plus plenty of practice test-taking. Includes teacher's manual.
1995
Writing Portfolio Activities Kit Ledbetter, Mary Ellen
Center for Applied Research
Provides writing assignments for integrating writing, grammar, and literature into program for establishing student portfolios; designed for grades 7-12.
1998
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Writing to Make a Difference: Classroom Projects for Community Change
Benson, Chris and Scott
PE1405.U6W77
Teachers College Press
Projects to get students involved in action research & writing about community issues (I.e. health risks, oral histories, racism, environmental hazards, teen pregnancy) while teaching basic skills
GED/Math
2001
Access to Math: Diagnostic & Placement Guide QA139 .A23
Globe Fearon
Book designed to assess student needs and monitor progress. Includes locator test and two parallel tests for each of the 15 titles in the series.
Access to Math: Basic Statistics (v.10 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Finding mean, bar graphs, median, range, mode, interpreting pictographs, frequencies, circle graphs, line graphs & trends, polls, advertising, misleading, diseases, rate of change, etc.
Access to Math: Decimals (v.2 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers equivalents, comparing 7 ordering decimals, rounding, sums & differences, metric measures, subtracting, multiplying, estimating, dividing, mixed applications of decimals.
Access to Math: Estimation (v. 11plus teacher's manual) QA139 .A23 1996 Globe Fearon Covers estimation of whole numbers, averages, decimals, fractions, areas, percents, rates, trip costs, and more--w/reviews.
Access to Math: Exponents & Scientific Notation (v.12 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers order of operation, simplifying, in area/volume formulas, in multiplication & division, negative, reading/writing scientific notation, compound interest, population growth, mortgages, etc.
Access to Math: Formulas (v.13 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers expressions, equations, formulas, distance/rate/time, temperature conversion, interest, perimeter, circumference, areas, volumes, slope, Pythagorean Theorem, coordinate plane, and more.
Access to Math: Fractions (v.3 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers factors in fractions, w/mixed numbers, decimals, improper, estimating, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and fractions with percents.
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996
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Access to Math: Graphing & Interpreting Data (v. 6 plus teacher's manual) QA139 .A23 1996 Globe Fearon Covers bar graphs, pictographs, line graphs, circle graphs, histograms, means, ranges, medians, modes, stem-and-leaf plots, scattergrams, tables.
1996
Access to Math: Measurement & Geometry (v.7 w/teacher manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Length, capacity, weight, lines/rays/segments, angles, classifying triangles, congruent triangles, right triangles, rectangles/squares, quadrilaterals, perimeter, areas, circumference, & more
1996
Access to Math: One-and-Two-Step Problems (v.9 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers calculating costs, change, balances, checking accounts, changing fractions to decimals, fractions, sales tax, discounts, percents, equations, proportions, data from tables & graphs, and more
1996
Access to Math: Patterns and Functions (v.14 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Number patterns, multiples, geometric patterns, prime numbers/factors, finding a rule, dot patterns, functions, graphing linear functions, rotations, slides, relating angle measure in polygons, etc.
1996
Access to Math: Percents (v.4 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Percents w/decimals/fractions, greater than 100%, mixed applications, compound interest, finding the base, income tax, discounts, sales tax, finding the rate, between 0-1%, estimating, and more
1996
Access to Math: Probability (v.15 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers sample spaces, events, random numbers, relative frequency, percent, mutually exclusive events, tree diagrams, independent events, dependent events, permutations & more.
1996
Access to Math: Problem Solving Strategies (v.8 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers guess & test, using estimation, working backward, drawing a diagram, using a table/graph, finding pattern, Venn Diagrams, logical reasoning, critical thinking, writing an equation, & more.
1996
Access to Math: Ratios and Proportions (v.5 w/teacher's manual)
Levadi, Barbara (ed.)
QA139.A23 1996 Globe Fearon
Covers equivalent ratios, simplifying, as decimals, comparing, unit rates, in sports, solving proportions, applications of proportions, scale drawings, distances on maps, & more.
1996
Access to Math: Whole Numbers & Integers (v. 1plus teacher's manual) QA139 .A23 1996 Globe Fearon Covers rounding, estimating, adding, subtracting, multiplication, exponents, dividing, solving multi-step problems, working w/integers, absolute value, & coordinate plane.
1996
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Beyond Formulas in Mathematics and Teaching: Dynamics of the High School Algebra
Chazan, Daniel
QA159.C48
Teachers College Press
Predicaments of teaching high school math: autobiography of author, motivation, toward a conceptual understanding of algebra, math conversations, teaching as uncertain craft.
2000
Breakthrough to Math: Level 1 series (also teacher's guide & workbook)
Irwin, Stephanie
New Readers Press
Eight paperbk volumes: Understanding Numbers, Adding Whole Numbers, Subtracting Whole Numbers, Multiplying Whole Numbers, Dividing Whole Numbers, Word Problems; each includes preand post tests.
Breakthrough to Math: Level 2 series (also teacher's guide & workbook)
Irwin, Stephanie
New Readers Press
Eight paperbk volumes: Understanding/Comparing Fractions; Adding/Subtracting Fractions; Multiplying/Dividing Fractions; Decimal Fractions; Percents; Word Problems; each includes pre- & post tests.
Breakthrough to Math: Level 3 series (also teacher's guide & workbook)
Irwin, Stephanie
New Readers Press
Seven paperbk volumes: Signed Numbers; Solving Equations; Word Problems; Exponents, Roots, & Polynomials; Algebraic Graphs; Workbook; & Teacher's Guide; each includes pre- & post tests.
1993 1993 1993
Breakthrough to Math: Level 4 series (also teacher's guide & workbook)
Irwin, Stephanie
New Readers Press
Five paperbk volumes: Lines & Angles, Triangles and Quadrangles, Circles and Volume, Workbk for Level 4, & Teacher's Guide; each includes pre- & post tests.
1993
Contemporary's Calculator Power
Mitchell, Robert
QA75 .M58
Contemporary Books
Designed to help students master the use of a calculator for all types of basic math problems. Exercises enhance reasoning and problem-solving skills.
1990
Contemporary's Critical Thinking With Math
Digilio, Karen Scott
QA63 .C66
Contemporary Books
Worktext provides practice in reasoning and problem-solving skills, based on practical, everyday use of math concepts in the areas of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, and measurement.
1989
Contemporary's Number Power Review: Whole Numbers to Algebra (v.10)
Mitchell, Robert
QA115.C76 v.10
Contemporary Books
Test preparation reviewing number sense, whole numbers, numbers smaller than 1, fractions, decimals, percents, data analysis & probability, algebra, & geometry; w/post-test & answer key
1991
Contemporary's Number Power: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division (v.1)
Howett, Jerry
QA115.C76 v.1
Contemporary Books
1991
Contains pre & post tests for each skill; includes applications such as pricing meal, reading sales receipts, using calorie chart, reading paycheck stubs, figuring electricity costs, etc. w/answer key
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Contemporary's Number Power: Algebra (v.3)
Mitchell, Robert
QA115 .C76 v.3
Contemporary Books
Addresses signed numbers, powers & roots, algebraic expressions, equations, rectangular coordinates, polynomials, & applications (w/answer key)
Contemporary's Number Power: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents (v.2)
Howett, Jerry
QA115 .C76 v. 2 Contemporary Books
Pre & post inventory for each set of skills, plus reading a ruler, perimeter, area (rectangles, squares, circles), volume, circumference, changing a recipe, interest, unit pricing, sales, taxes, etc.
Contemporary's Number Power: Geometry (v.4)
Howett, Jerry
QA115 .C76 v. 4
Contemporary Books
Addresses angles, triangles, plane figures, solid figures, applications, review test & answer key
1988 1988 1988
Contemporary's Number Power: Graphs, Tables, Schedules, and Maps (v.5)
Mitchell, Robert & Donald
QA115.C76 v.5
Contemporary Books
Addresses graphs, schedules and charts, maps, and applications. Includes inventories, review, and answer key.
Contemporary's Number Power: Measurement (v.9)
Eichhorn, Connie
QA115.C76 v.9
Contemporary Books
Includes discussion of measurements, length & angles, weight & temperature, capacity & volume, time & velocity; w/post test, practical applications, answer key
Contemporary's Number Power: Problem Solving and Test-Taking Strategies (v.7)
Frechette, Ellen C.
QA115.C76 v.7
Contemporary Books
Word problems, five-step process, understanding question, finding information, making plan, solving problem, checking answer, using charts/graphs/drawings, working geometry word problems w/answer key
Contemporary's Number Power: The Real World of Adult Math: Analyzing Data (v.8)
Frechette, Ellen C.
QA115.C76 v.8
Contemporary Books
Covers understanding, organizing, analyzing data; using probability & statistics, evaluating data, posttest, answer key.
Contemporary's Number Power: Word Problems (v.6)
Tamarkin, Kenneth
QA115.C76 v.6
Contemporary Books
Addition/subtraction word problems, multiplication/division word problems, proportions, mixed problems, percent problems, combination problems, post-tests, answer key
GED Math Problem Solver: teacher's guide
Manly, Myrna
LB3060.33 .G45
Contemporary Books
Teacher's guide offers many teaching tips for instructing students in math skills.
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1992
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GED Mathematics Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Textbook designed to prepare students to take the GED 2002 in math
2002
GED Mathematics Exercise Book Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Workbook of exercises designed to supplement the instruction contained in the Steck-Vaughn Mathematics for GED 2002 textbook
2002
GED Skill Book: Mathematics Calculator; Plus Overhead Calculator
Northcutt, Ellen, ed.
Steck-Vaughn
Paperback workbook to prepare student to take the GED (2002 version) using the prescribed calculator for the math portion. Also, Casio overhead calculator for use with overhead projector.
2002
Graph Attack!: Understanding Charts and Graphs
Warner, Jack
QA90 .W29
Cambridge Adult Education
Worktext explains tables, charts, different types of graphs, timelines, flowcharts, and diagrams. Uses factual information from a variety of sources to show how graphs are put together.
1993
How Students (Mis-)Understand Science and Mathematics
Stavy, Ruth & Dina Tirosh
Q181 .S694 2000 Teachers College Press
A theoretical description of alternative conceptions, preconceptions, & misconceptions to enable teachers to foresee students' inappropriate reactions to science/math.
2000
Implementing Standards-Based Mathematics Instruction
Stein, Mary Kay, et al
QA135.5.I525
Teachers College Press
Offers teachers the means to evaluate instructional decisions, choice of materials, & learning outcomes plus case studies as practice.
1999
Improving Teaching and Learning in Science and Mathematics
Treagust, David F., et al (eds)
LB1585.3.I55
Teachers College Press
Provides information about how to investigate students' understanding of content/concepts, describes reorganizing the curriculum and changes in teaching/learning methods, includes recent developments.
19960
Life Skills Math Jacobs, Donald H. and
American Guidance Service
Hrdbound student text exploring basic math through practical applications such as counting calories, using sports statistics, adjusting recipes, games of chance, & more.
2003
Life Skills Math: Student Workbook Jacobs, Donald H. and
American Guidance Service
Practical paperbk wrkbk using basic math in real life situations. Accompanies Life Skills Math textbook.
2003
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Life Skills Math: Teacher's Edition Jacobs, Donald H. and
American Guidance Service
Hrdbound teacher's edition provides suggestions that follow each page of the student textbook, correlations, planning guides, and answers.
2003
Mastering Mathematics: How to Be a Great Math Student
Smith, Richard Manning
QA76.9 .P75
Brooks/Cole Publ. Co.
Book for students and teachers tells how to improve math skills by taking notes, studying, and doing homework effectively; preparing for tests; and coping with a difficult teacher.
1998
Match 4: Decimals and Percent, Measurement
Learning Achievement Corp.
QA117 .M24
Gregg/McGraw Hill
Math worktext teaches skills in a job-related context. Part 1 teaches about decimals and percents using money. Part 2 covers measurement (English & metric) in the context of transportation careers.
1981
Math Skills for the Workforce Lassiter, Karen
QA139 .L28
Steck-Vaughn
Worktexts teach math skills through real-life applications and problem-solving techniques. v.1: Whole numbers; v. 2: Fractions; v. 3: Decimals & Percents; v. 4: Measurement, geometry, & algebra.
1997
Painless Algebra Long, Lynette
QA152.2.L66 1998 Barron's
Teaches "math talk" to introduce numbers and number systems. Covers basic operations, integers, solving equations & inequalities, exponents, roots & radicals, & systems of equations.
1998
Painless Fractions Cummings, Alyece B.
QA117.C86 1998 Barron's
Refresher on fractions covering terms, change from mixed numbers to improper fractions, comparing fractions to fractions, division, subtraction, proportions, exponents, order of operations, & more
1998
Painless Math Word Problems Abramson, Marcie
QA63.A32 2001
Barron's Educational Series,
Designed to take "problem" out of word problems by teaching how to read/understand any problem & create plan for solution. Covers topics such as fractions, proportions, statistics, algebra & geometry
2001
Painliess Geometry Long, Lynette
QA445.5.L66 2001 Barron's
Presents geometry experiments, painless steps, examples, illustrations, common pitfalls, study strategies, mini-proofs, brain ticklers, and more.
2001
Quick-Math Handbook for Everyday Mathematics (Intermediate) Curriculum Associates, Inc Paper reference manual offering quick review of basics of arithmetic, algebra, measurement, fractions, graphs, probability, decimals, plane figures, and much more.
2001
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Reading Counts: Expanding the Role of Reading in Mathematics Classrooms
Borasi, Raffaella and Marjorie
QA11 B6384
Teachers College Press
Discusses how reading can support inqirey-oriented mathematics instruction; shows the ranges of texts, strategies, and reading practices teachers can use.
Smart Solutions: Decimals, Fractions, Ratios, and Percents
Frechette, Ellen Carley
QA117.F6985
New Readers Press
Offers explanation, exercises, glossary, and answer key.
2000 1995
Speaking Statistics (Teacher's Manual) booklet Bodnar, Cecily Kramer
Cambridge Adult Education
Suggestions for activities, follow-ups, vocabulary for quality control in a manufacturing context--including using graphs.
1997
Windows on Teaching Math: Cases of Middle and Secondary Classrooms
Merseth, Katherine K.
QA13 .W57 2003 Teachers College Press
Case discussions designed using content, pedagogy, student assessment, and contextual issues to examine the complexity of real-life math classrooms.
2003
GED/Science
GED Science Northcutt, Ellen, ed.
Steck-Vaughn
Student textbook to prepare students to take the GED (2002 version) in science. Covers the life sciences, earth and space science, and physical science.
2002
GED Science Exercise Book Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Exercises in Science designed to supplement the Steck-Vaughn GED Science textbook (preparation for taking GED 2002)
2002
South-Western GED Science Burch, Fern
LB3060.33 .G45
South-Western
Preparation for the GED science test. Units on life sciences, earth science, chemistry, and biology. Includes foundation skills, critical thinking & writing activities, and practice tests.
1995
GED/Social Studies
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Complete Atlas of the World, The
Lye, Keith
G1021.L87 1995
Hardbound world atlas; includes index, glossary, & gazetteer.
Steck-Vaughn
1995
GED Social Studies Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Textbook of social studies content and exercises designed to prepare students to take the 2002 GED in Social Studies
GED Social Studies Exercise Book Northcutt, Ellen (ed)
Steck-Vaughn
Workbook of practice questions designed to supplement the instruction contained in the GED Social Studies textbook (to prepare students to take the 2002 GED)
Search and Seizure: An Intepretation of the 4th Amendment in U.S. History
KF4558.4 S4
Forum Associates, Inc
Center for Cassette Studies tape; 28 minutes
2002 2002 1969
South-Western GED Social Studies
Goldstein, Phyllis
LB3060.33 .G45
South-Western Publ. Co.
Preparation for the GED social studies test. Units on history, geography, political science, economics, and behavioral science. Includes critical thinking & writing activities and practice tests.
Still Hungry in America: Robert Coles probes the ethos & effects of poverty
Coles, Robert
HV4043 S7
Forum Associates, Inc
Discusses the physical & mental effects of poverty as presented in the book STILL HUNGRY IN AMERICA. 26 minutes
GED/Study Skills
1995 1969
Creating Your Own Success: College Study Skills Kitchen, V. Rose & Moore,
South-Western Publishing
Workbook and instructor's manual guiding the student through skills such as listening, taking notes, attitudes, time management, and memory techniques.
Take Note of College Study Skills
Bradley, Anne
LB2395 .B72
Scott, Foresman
Teaches higher-level study skills such as getting organized, developing vocabulary, taking effective lecture and text notes, reading strategies, and test-taking strategies.
1994 1983
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Learning Difficulties
Assesssing and Accommodating Adults with Learning Disabilities [video]
PBS
LC 4818.4 .L53
PBS Adult Learning Service
This program presents a discussion on characteristics of learning disabilities, testing accommodations, informal and formal assessment tools, and methods of job preparation.
Attention Deficit Disorders: a Handbook for Colorado Educators
RJ496 .A86 A8
Mt. Plains Regional
Defines ADD, suggests policies and procedures for working with students with ADD and their families, and gives resources.
Bridges to Practice: a Research-based Guide . . . LC 4818.5 .B74
NALLDC
Resource for literacy practitioners serving adults with learning disabilities; contains 5 guidebooks covering definitions, assessment, planning, teaching/learning, and professional development.
Colorado Resource Guide for People with Disabilities 2001
HV1555.C6 R48
U.S. Department of Health &
Guide containing Social Security Disability programs, Colorado Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, Having More Than One Benefit, Where to Get More Information, Definitions of Important Words, Index
Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook (second edition)
Harwell, Joan M.
LC4704.H378
Center for Applied Research
Suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping learning disabled students. Includes overview, early childhood education, strategies for classroom management, solutions to specific problems & more
Dyslexic's Guide to Academic Achievement
Woods, James E.
LC4708.5 .W65
Semco Books
Book written by a dyslexic describes strategies for succeeding in often-hostile educational environments.
Help Yourself: How to Take Advantage of Your Learning Styles
Sonbuchner, Gail Murphy
LB1049 .S66 1991 New Readers Press
Describes different learning styles and how to work with your own learning strengths to increase retention, comprehension, writing, math, listening, and study skills.
Help??? Help!!! Solving Learning Problems {Even Dyslexia}
Conway, David
Nancibell Inc
Help for parent/instructor/student in how to develop skills in comprehending, reading and spelling, and drawing--even beyond dyslexia and learning problems
1999 1994 1999 2001 2001 1995 1991 1991
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How states are improving literacy services for adults with disabilities
LC 4813.H69
National Institute for Literacy
State policy update
1999
How to Teach to Learning Disabled Students, part 1 [video] LC4818 .W67 v.9 Kentucky Educational Presentation concentrates on ways to identify specific goals for individual adults. Stresses the impact learning differences have in the life of an adult and the necessity of a team approach.
How to Teach to Learning Disabled Students, part 2 [video]
LC4818 .W69
Kentucky Educational
Continuation of part 1. More suggestions on structuring your program to meet the needs of students with learning disabilities.
LD Toolbox [video]
LC4818.5 .L27
Central Illinois Adult Ed.
This 75 minute video covers specific learning disabilities, consideration, memory, spelling, indicators, reading, self-esteem, writing, and math.
LD Toolbox: a Teaching Tool
LC4818.5 .L275
Central IL Adult Ed. Ctr.
Learning disabilities kit contains a wealth of ideas for working with L.D. students. Includes software, cassette, and 2 books.
Learning American Sign Language (second edition): demo video
Humphries, Tom and Carol
HV2474.H862
Pearson
An 8-minute demo of 70-minute video available for purchase; designed to accompany Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II text
Learning American Sign Language (second edition): Levels I & II
Humphries, Tom and Carol
HV2474.H862
Pearson
Text, instructor's manual, & video presenting ASL lessons in common life vocabulary/dialogue/grammar at beginning and intermediate levels. Includes information re culture of Deaf people in the U.S.
Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II (Instructor's Manual)
Humphries, Tom and Carol
HV2474.H862
Pearson
Designed to orient instructor of Learning American Sign Language to design & contents of course; provides background information on ASL foundations, fundamentals, & issues (w/video & student text)
Learning Disabilities Digest for Literacy Providers (booklet)
LC4818.5 .L52
Learning Disabilities
Topics covered: What are learning disabilities?; Characteristics of learning disabilities; Assessment; Instructional techniques; Resources; References.
1994 1994 1996 1994 2004 2004 2004 1992
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Learning Disabilities, Literacy, and Adult Education
Vogel, Susan A. and Stephen
LC4818.5.L436
Paul H. Brookes Publishing
Discusses screening & assessment, instructional strategies, employment issues, and future directions for field.
Learning Strategies for Adults: Compensations for Learning Disabilities
Crux, Sandra
LC 4818 .C78
Wall & Emerson
Describes an informal, easy-to-follow assessment method for LD students and a variety of practical compensatory learning strategies.
Linda Mood-Bell Interview on Tonight Show (video)
1998 1991
PULL: Project for Unique Learners in Literacy (booklet)
LC4818.5 .P85
Literacy Volunteers of America
Offers many ideas and activities for working with adults with learning difficulties. Lists behaviors indicating specific problems and suggests activities to address them.
Steps to Independence for People with Learning Disabilities (booklet)
Brown, Dale
LC4704 .B76
Closer Look
Booklet helps l. d. adults become independent. Includes definitions of learning disabilities; self and professional diagnosis; how parents can help l.d. children; overcoming specific problems.
Teaching Adults with Learning Disabilities
Jordan, Dale R.
LC 4818.5 .J67
Krieger Publ. Co.
Explains the causes of specific learning differences and how to identify them. Describes strategies to enable LD learners to succeed, with a wealth of practical ideas for instructors.
Teaching Literacy to Adults with Learning Disabilities [video]
PBS
LC 4818.4 .L52
PBS Adult Learning Service
This program presents a discussion on learning processes and practical teaching and training strategies for teaching literacy to adults with learning disabilities.
Working with Adults with Learning Disabilities (video series)
KET
LC4818.W67
Kentucky Network
Ten video series covering overview, dyslexia, ADD in adulthood, techniques for dealing, GED testing, teaching strategies, assessment instruments, ADD strategies, and how to teach adults with L.D.
Learning Difficulties/Children
1993 1980 1996 1999 1994
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ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit
Flick, Grad L.
LC4713.2 .F43
Center for Applied Research
Comprehensive resource for information and practical strategies to help kids with attention deficits learn to control and change their own behaviors and build academic, social, & personal skills.
1998
Child Care and Children with Special Needs (Two 30 min. videos & manual)
Sokal-Gutierrez, Karen
Video Active Productions, Inc
Child care staff orientation for dealing w/ children w/disabilities--how the Americans w/Disabilities Act applies to child care programs; how they can interact w/parents & special service providers.
2001
Children with Special Needs: Lessons for Early Childhood Professionals
Kostelnik, Marjorie J., et al
LC4019.3 .C45
Teachers College Press
Begins w/introduction of a holistic, inclusive view of working with special needs children, profiles several children as illustrations, includes guidelines for an IEP.
2001
Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities: A Resource Book for Teachers
Morris, Lisa Rappaport and
GV183.6S38 1989 Human Kinetics Books
Offers tips for successful playtimes; games for exploring senses, movement, water play, outdoors & make-believe, arts & crafts, music & rhythm, group activities. Includes large resource section.
1989
How Difficult Can This Be? ( PBS video and discussion guide)
Lavoie, Richard D.
Greater Washington Ed.
Provides experience in life of LD student, defines LD, makes suggestions for parents & teachers. Also offers tips for preparing discussion & workshop exercises.
1990
Parents' Complete Special Education Guide
Pierangelo, Roger
LC 3969 .P54
Center for Applied Res. In
Explains learning disabilities of all types and special education programs. Filled with practical tools and suggestions to allow parents to become proactive in their child's education process.
1996
Parent's Guide to Learning Disabilities: Understanding and Helping Your Child (booklet)
D'Antoni, Alice
LC 4705 .D26
Continental Press
1992
Guide explains learning disabilities in children and offers suggestions for dealing with specific difficulties, including problems with listening, speaking, vision, motor skills, and behavior.
Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD
Flick, Grad L.
HQ773.F56 1996
Center for Applied Research
Non-technical guide suggests ways in which parents can manage an ADD/ADHD child's difficult behaviors and enable him to adjust at home, in school, and more.
1996
Recognizing Children with Special Needs (video)
Meridian Education
Video designed to help child caregivers recognize children with minor physical and/or psychological disabilities and to inform them of appropriate special care that should be given. 18:30 min.
1994
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Special Kids Need Special Parents: A Resource for Parents of Children with Special
Lavin, Judith Loseff
HQ759.913 .L39
Berkley Books
Draws on interviews w/health-care professionals, nationally recognized authorities, & families of children w/special needs to provide advice, encouragement, comfort.
2001
Teaching Study Skills and Strategies to Students with LDD, ADD, or Special Needs
Strichart, Stephen S., et al
LC4704.73.S77
Allyn and Bacon
Offers study skills and strategies, activities and assessments for special needs students, grades 4-12, in remembering, taking notes, math, library and Internet skills, writing papers, & taking tests.
1998
Teaching Troubled Children: A Case Study
Cambone, Joseph
LC4802.C36 1994
Teachers College Press
Follows a teacher at a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed/learning disabled boys, raising questions about current educational practices
1994
Understanding Learning Disabilities (video)
Meridian Education
Discusses diagnosis, categories, relevant laws and procedures, and self-esteem builders. Includes user's guide. 16:38 min.
1995
Using the Supportive Play Model: Individualized Intervention in Early Childhood Practice
Sheridan, Margaret K., et al
LB1139.35.P55S
Teachers College Press
1994
Provides systematic process for observing/understanding the play/development of young children w/special needs plus a decision-making structure for planning personalized intervention--w/sample cases.
When Your Child Has LD (Learning Differences)
Fisher, Gary and Rhoda
LC4705.F58 1995
Free Spirit Publishing
1995
Guidebook for parents of children with learning disabilities--including definitions, reasons, signs, legal rights, impact on the child and the family, ways to get help, and more.
Learning Difficulties/Reading and Writing
Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook
Miller, Wilma H.
LB 1050.5 .M545
Center for Appl. Res. In Ed.
Contains practical strategies, materials, and activity sheets for the diagnosis and remediation of all types of reading disabilities.
1993
If Only I Could ... Read, Write, Spell: Identifying and Helping Adults Who Find Learning
LC 4818.5 .I5
Tenn. LRC
Offers methods for assessing learning disabilities nad describes many instructional strategies for working with l.d. learners.
1994
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Language and Reading Disabilities
Catts. Hugh W. / Kamhi
LB1050.5.C345
Allyn and Bacon
Discussions of reading, reading disabilities; assessment and facilitation of reading and writing
1999
Teaching Reading and Functional Writing to Adults with Learning Disabilities (video) PBS Video conference discussing challenges and solutions for teaching reading and writing to adults with learning disabilities, as conducted by PBS Literacy Link on September 28, 2000.
2000
Reading
Book Discussion Clubs for Adult New Readers
Oakley, Nancy
LC6619 .O14
New Readers Press
Book discusses how to start a book club for new readers and issues such as choosing books, facilitating discussion, and keeping it going. Includes suggested book list.
1988
Flipping Phonics Coleman, Nancy
New Readers Press
Thousands of letter combinations can be formed by flipping over the cards containing either a consonant or a vowel element. Fun way to practice decoding and word attack skills.
1997
Reading/Professional Development
Adult Literacy: a Compendium of Articles from the Journal of Reading
Radencich, Marguerite, ed.
`LC 151.Ad75
IRA
Collection of articles about reading instruction for adults presents case studies and teacher research, and addresses the theory and practice of adult literacy instruction.
Contemporary's Reading Skills That Work: Book 2
Echaore-Yoon, Susan
LC5225 .R4
Contemporary Books
Worktext presents strategies to enable adult learners to read a variety of materials related to daily life and work. Teaches thinking and problem solving using written and graphic materials.
Explicit Teaching of Reading, The
Ahang, et al.
LB1573.E96 1999
International Reading
Explains ways in which teachers can put their expectations into words and then make their words concrete through the use of written plans, criteria, etc. to teach reading explicitly.
1994 1991 1999
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How the Brain Learns to Read Sousa, David A.
LB1573.S7845
Corwin Press
Explains the neruoscientific act of reading; provides practical strategies/guidelines for designing a successful reading program
Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
International Reading
A journal "...intended to reflect current theory, research, and practice for a broad audience of reading professionals and to encourage effective instruction." Ongoing subscription
Literacy Dictionary, The Harris, Theodore L. & Richard
LB1049.98.L58
International Reading
Definitions of terms used in contemporary and historical writings about literacy
2005 1995
Litstart: Strategies for Adult Literacy and ESL Tutors (Third Edition)
Frey, Patricia
LC5225.R4 R57
Michigan Literacy, Inc.
Offers integrated adult teaching techniques, strategy format, learning styles, content-writing instruction, ESL, lesson planning, guidelines on homework, 7th grade top level.
Mosaic of Thought: Teaching Comprehension in a Reader's Workshop
Keene, Ellin Oliver and Susan
LB1050.45.K435
Heinemann
Proposes a new instructional paradigm focuses on the strategies used by proficient readers; literaturebased, workshop oriented.
Reading Reflex McGuiness, Carmen
Fireside/S&S
Teaches the "Phono-Graphix" method of reading instruction. This phonemic method teaches the basic and advanced sound/symbol code, decoding, and spelling. For parents and/or tutors of early readers.
Reading Teacher's Book of Lists, The (booklet)
Fry, Edward Bernard, et al
LB1050.2.F79
Prentice Hall
Lists appropriate for different types of teaching (I.e. writing, esl/language, subject words, etc.) and various grade levels--from kindergarten to adult literacy, teacher interest, and unique and fun
Reading Today (newspaper)
International Reading
Bimonthly newspaper of the IRA providing news about the reading profession
1999 1997 1998 2000
Reading Without Nonsense Smith, Frank
LB 1050 .S57
Teachers College Press
Presents a learner-friendly, teacher-supportive description of the basic nature of reading and learning to read. Stresses that reading must make sense, and points out the problems with phonics.
1997
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Reading without Nonsense (3rd edition)
Smith, Frank
LB1050.S5732
Teachers College Press
Maintains that reading must make sense to the learner, and so must reading instruction--includes phonics & reading, teaching reading and reading disabilities, reading in electronic age, more.
Say the Word Corcoran, John & Carlson
Focus on the Family
Autobiographical story of immigrant who became a functionally illiterate h.s. teacher, finally confronted his problem and conquered it. Includes recommendations for education. 3 copies; 3 cassettes
Teaching Adults: a Literacy Resource Book LC5225 .R4
New Readers Press
Resource for literacy teachers/tutors gives background information about adult learners and 69 specific learning activities. Appendices include frequently used words, phonics, prefixes/suffixes.
Teaching and Assessing Phonics Chall, Jeanne S. and Helen
Educators Publishing
Addresses the why, what, when, and how of phonics, giving the teacher ability to use phonics in a balanced reading program. Includes resources and illustrative word lists.
Teaching Reading to Adults
LC5225 .R4
AAACE/Scott, Foresman
Collection of short articles offers theory and practical suggestions for teaching adults to read.
1997 1994 1994 1996 1986
Teaching Reading to Adults: A Balanced Approach
Campbell, Pat
LC5225.R4C345
Grass Roots Press
Sourcebk of best practices in methodology, assessment,, comprehension, & learner involvement in adult reading instruction. 2 accompanying videos
2003
Teaching Reading to Adults: Comprehension Strategies (video)
Campbell, Pat
LC5225.R4C345
Grass Roots Press
Accompanying video to sourcebk of best practices in methodology, assessment,, comprehension, & learner involvement in adult reading instruction.
2003
Teaching Reading to Adults: Word Recognition Strategies (video)
Campbell, Pat
LC5225.R4C345
Grass Roots Press
Accompanying video to sourcebk of best practices in methodology, assessment,, comprehension, & learner involvement in adult reading instruction.
20030
The Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs (3rd edition)
Wepner, Shelley B., et al (eds)
LB1050.2 .A36
Teachers College Press
Identifies exemplary elements of reading programs at each grade level, describes essential components, delineates strategies for improving connections w/writing, technology, diverse populations
2001
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Toward Defining Literacy
LC 149 .T693
IRA
Collection of papers presented at a reading symposium sponsored by National Advisory Council on Adult Education/Literacy Research Center.
Reading/Selections
1990
Celebration Stories: Writings by Alameda County Library Adult Literacy Program
PS508 .N38
Alameda County Library
Adult literacy students and tutors write about what learning means to them.
1994
Champions of Change: Biographies of Famous Hispanic Americans
Powers, Thomas J. & Jose L.
Steck-Vaughn
Student text offering low level reading practice on biographies of famous Hispanic Americans--with glossary and self-test exercises after each selection.
Choosing & Using Books with Adult New Readers
Weibel, Marguerite Crowley
Z 1039 .N47
Neal-Schuman Publishers,
Annotated lists of hundreds of books recommended for adult new readers.
1989 1996
Discoveries: 1998's Collection of Stories PS508 .N38
Learning to Read Program
A collection of stories written by adult new writers of the Learning to Read Program, Boulder, Colorado.
1998
Great American Stories 1 Draper, C.G.
PE1128.D675
Addison Wesley Longman,
Nine adaptations of famous American stories presented in a graded, progressive structure with exercises to check comprehension and key word sections included.
Great American Stories 3 Draper, C. G.
PE1128 .G6568
Pearson Education Inc
Reading selections from famous American literature plus Key Words, Understanding Words in Context, Close Reading, Vocabulary Practice, and Understanding the Plot.
Great Disasters Billings, Henry & Melissa
Steck-Vaughn
Student text offering low level reading selections about famous disasters plus a glossary as well as selftest exercises after each piece.
2001 2002 1990
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Great Heroes Billings, Henry & Melissa
Steck-Vaughn
Student text offering low level reading selections about famous people from history--includes glossary and self-test exercises after each selection.
1991
Jane Eyre Bronte, Charlotte adapted by
Steck-Vaughn
Abbreviated version of the romantic Bronte tale of an English governess who must cope with her employer's dark past.
1991
Light 'n Lively Reads for ESL, Adult, and Teen Readers: a Thematic Bibliography
Rosow, La Vergne
Z1039 .N47
Libraries Unlimited
Bibliography of books for adult new readers. Organized by themes such as arts, sports, parenting, history, fun, the planet, etc. Lists books, magazines, poems, & other resources.
1996
New Writers' Voices Literacy Volunteers of
PS508 .N38
Signal Hill Publications
Series of short books written by adult new readers. 1) Bars Coming Near: An Anthology. 2) Can't Wait for Summer 3) Changes: an Anthology 4) Fatal Beauty
1990
New Writers' Voices (series) Literacy Volunteers of
PS508 .N38
Signal Hill Publications
Series of short books written by new readers. 5) From My Imagination 6) Make Way for August 7) My Native Land: an Anthology 8) Never Say Goodbye: a Prison Anthology
1990
New Writers' Voices (series) Literacy Volunteers of
PS508 .N38
Signal Hill Publications
Series of short books written by new readers. 9) Snapshots: Two Stories 10) Speaking From the Heart 11) Speaking Out on Health 12) Speaking Out on Home and Family 13) Speaking Out on Work
1990
New Writers' Voices (series) Literacy Volunteers of
PS508 .N38
Signal Hill Publications
Series of short books written by adult new readers. 14) Speaking to One Another 15) Spending Time Together 16) Taking Charge of My Life 17) Three Shots in the Night 18) When Dreams Came True
1990
Our Stories in Living Color: a Multi-Cultural Resource Book and Bibliography
Z1039 .N47
Alameda County Library
Bibliography intended to promote the reading of multi-ethnic literature. Each entry includes a brief summary of the work and suggestions for discussion and activities.
1992
Snow Falling on Cedars (Level 6) Guterson, David
Penguin Books
Retold by Christopher Tribble. Includes introduction & activity material. Level 6: Advanced, 3000 words. It is 1954 and Kabuo Miyamoto, a Japanese American, is on trial for murder. British English
1999
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True Tales [series] Billings, Henry and Melissa
PE 1127.A3 B56
Steck-Vaughn
Sixty high-interest, nonfiction stories of great adventures to different world regions engage readers with dramatic content and geography-based activities. Reading level 3. 5 volumes.
Visualizing and Verbalizing Stories Bell, Nanci
Gander Publishing
Original stories graded from kindergarten through eighth grade plus higher order thinking skills questions; designed to develop cognition through dual coding of V/V program.
Where Was Atlantis? Innes, Brian
Steck-Vaughn
Simplified discussion of the theories of Atlantis. Includes bibliographical references and index.
2000 1997 1999
Writers' Voices: A Different Kind of Christmas
Haley, Alex
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story about Fletcher Randall, a young Southerner going to school in the North in 1855. Fletcher's family has slaves, but he begins to doubt whether it is right for people to own other people.
1991
Writers' Voices: Bless Me, Ultima
Anaya, Rudolfo A.
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Tells the story of Antonio, a young Chicano boy, and his family. A wise old woman called Ultima comes to live with the family. Ultima is a curandera (healer), who greatly influences the boy.
1989
Writers' Voices: Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir
Monette, Paul
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
The author tells how his longtime companion became sick and died of AIDS. He writes about their sadness and fear, and about the love the two men shared.
1992
Writers' Voices: Carrie King, Stephen
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Horror story about an odd, outcast teenage girl with strange powers. She can move and destroy things just by thinking about them. When her classmates pull their worst trick ever, she strikes back.
1992
Writers' Voices: China Men and The Woman Warrior
Kingston, Maxine Hong
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publication
Selection from China Men tells how the author's mother came from China to join her husband in New York City. In the second selection, the author and her mother have a long night-time conversation.
1990
Writers' Voices: Coal Miner's Daughter
Lynn, Loretta
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Excerpts from the life of the famous country singer. She writes about her parents, getting started as a singer, and her career as a songwriter. She tells what life was like for a coal miner.
1990
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Writers' Voices: Contemporary American Plays PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from The Odd Couple, for colored girls who have considered suicide, Hold Me!, 'Night, Mother, Fences, The Trip to Bountiful, and Driving Miss Daisy.
1990
Writers' Voices: Contemporary American Plays, vol. 2
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from: The Guitarron, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, Torch Song Trilogy, Crimes of the Heart, Do the Right Thing, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, and Death of a Salesman.
1992
Writers' Voices: Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed
Bradbury, Ray
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Science-fiction book about a man who moves with his family to Mars. After a war on Earth, they cannot return nor receive any more supplies. Strange things begin to happen to them.
1991
Writers' Voices: Dazzle Krantz, Judith
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story of a beautiful and talented photographer named Jazz. It is a story of hope and betrayal, heartbreak and love.
1992
Writers' Voices: Elvis and Me Presley, Priscilla Beaulieu
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selection tells how author met Elvis and how they fell in love. She writes about what Elvis's lifestyle was like. She tells about their marriage and their divorce.
1991
Writers' Voices: Fatherhood and Time Flies
Cosby, Bill
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Stories about being a husband and father, and about growing older, plus a short biography of Cosby.
1993
Writers' Voices: Giant Steps Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from the autobiography of the great basketball player. He writes about his parents, his childhood and schooling, his growth as a basketball player, and his professional career.
Writers' Voices: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Angelou, Maya
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
In two autobiographical selections, the author tells about listening to a Joe Louis fight, and talks about her mother and their experiences as the first black guests at a just-desegregated hotel.
Writers' Voices: In the Shadow of Man
Goodall, Jane
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story about Goodall's adventures in Africa studying chimpanzees in the wild.
1990 1989 1992
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Writers' Voices: It Was on Fire When I Lay Down On It
Fulghum, Robert
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Excerpts from the inspiring book of essays on everyday life. He tells about being a father and a husband, and celebrates the joys of being alive.
1992
Writers' Voices: Jaws Benchley, Peter
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Excerpts from the best-selling novel about a killer shark. Can Brody, police chief of Amity, and Quint, the tough old fisherman, kill the deadly shark before it kills anyone else?
1990
Writers' Voices: Kaffir Boy Mathabane, Mark
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
True story about growing up black in South Africa. He tells about a terrifying police raid on his home that took place when he was five. Also describes protests and riots against apartheid.
1991
Writers' Voices: Kramer vs. Kramer
Corman, Avery
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story of two people who were in love and had a child they both love. Now they are fighting for custody of their child. Which parent will be the best parent for the child?
1989
Writers' Voices: Lonesome Dove
McMurtry, Larry
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
The story of people who left Texas for Montana. The three cowboys--Jake, Gus, and Call--have a fierce code of honor. When one of them breaks the code, the others must decide between loyalty and law.
1992
Writers' Voices: Love Medicine
Erdrich, Louise
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selection contains the story "The Red Convertible." It is about two Native American brothers who buy a convertible together. The older brother goes to Vietnam and returns changed.
1989
Writers' Voices: My Family, the Jacksons
Jackson, Katherine
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
The mother of the famous Jackson 5 writes about her family. She tells about her children's rise to fame from a small house in Indiana.
1992
Writers' Voices: My Turn at Bat
Williams, Ted
PE1126 . A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selection from autobiography of the great baseball player. He speaks about his ups and downs, from military service during the height of his career to his only World Series.
1992
Writers' Voices: One More Time
Burnett, Carol
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from Burnett's memoir tell about her poor childhood, her parents' drinking problems, about living with her grandmother, and about her love of the movies.
1989
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Writers' Voices: Rashad Rashad, Ahmad
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from the autobiography of the football player/sports announcer. He writes aobut playing football, becoming a TV sportscaster, his childhood, and proposing to his wife on national TV.
Writers' Voices: Selected from 20th Century American Poetry
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
These poems are about nature, aging and death, love and memory. They include a range of poetic techniques. They represent a variety of modern poets.
Writers' Voices: The Accidental Tourist
Tyler, Anne
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selection from the novel deals with grieving after the death of a child.
1991 1991 1991
Writers' Voices: The Best of Dear Abby
Van Buren, Abigail
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
This selection from the advice column "Dear Abby" contains 16 letters and Abby's replies.
1991
Writers' Voices: The Godfather
Puzo, Mario
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from the novel about a powerful Mafia family. An actor asks the Godfather to help him get a role in a movie and the Godfather exerts his influence.
1991
Writers' Voices: The Joy Luck Club
Tan, Amy
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story of four Chinese women and their American daughters. The mothers' stories of their pasts in China are interspersed with the daughters' stories of growing up Chinese in America.
1992
Writers' Voices: The Lost Angel
Clark, Mary Higgins
PE1126 . A4
Signal Hill Publications
Suspenseful story of a mother searching for her kidnapped daughter. On the day before Christmas, the child has been abandoned by her father and is lost in New York City.
1990
Writers' Voices: The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
Hijuelos, Oscar
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selection from novel about Cuban musicians in NYC in the 1950s. Two brothers, the "mambo kings," search for success in America. They are invited by Desi Arnaz to appear on "I Love Lucy."
1992
Writers' Voices: The Right Stuff
Wolfe, Tom
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Selections from the book about the first American astronauts. He tells about John Glenn and about all the doubts that surrounded the first manned space missions.
1991
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Writers' Voices: The Temple of My Familiar
Walker, Alice
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
A young man listens to a tape recording made by his friend before her death and discovers she was no ordinary person - she lived not one, but many lives.
1992
Writers' Voices: The Women of Brewster Place
Naylor, Gloria
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story of a mother and her son who move to the North and are taken in by an elderly woman named Miss Eva. Mattie works hard, but will she be betrayed by her irresponsible son?
1991
Writers' Voices: Windmills of the Gods
Sheldon, Sidney
PE1126 .A4
Signal Hill Publications
Story of a teacher chosen to be ambassador to Romania. The president is counting on her, but others in the embassy hope she will fail. Will she succeed as ambassador?
1991
Reading/Textbooks
Comprehension Skills: Complete Classroom Library
Beech, Linda Ward, et. al.
Steck-Vaughn
Thirty paperbk books plus teacher's guide for five reading skill levels (2nd - 6th grade levels) covering: facts, main idea, sequence, context, conclusion, & inference; designed for independent study.
2001
Glencoe Essentials of Reading [series] LC 5225.R4 G55
Glencoe
Six-level adult reading series focuses on themes of family life and workplace skills. Integrates reading, writing, phonics, and whole language, and features multicultural characters and topics.
1999
Handling Words 1 & 2: How to Read and Spell Those Long Hard Words
Super, Rebecca
Regents/Prentice Hall
Two texts use phonic, structural, and context clues as well as memorization to decode words; covers the consonants, the vowels, syllables and accents, spelling and words with suffixes.
1993
Handling Words: How to Read and Spell Those Long, Hard Words
Super, Rebecca
PE1145.2 .S84
Prentice-Hall
2 volumes develop spelling and de-coding skills. Practice and review exercises emphasize phonics, context clues, dictionary skills and GED-prep vocabulary. Reading level 5-8.
1991
Hooked on Phonics: Books 2 & 5 Gateway Educational Products
Gateway Educational
Students workbooks for use with tapes (not included) of beginning sounds, ending sounds, and reading lessons.
1992
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On Your Own: Reading (text and nine videos)
Stelluto, Donna
LC5225.R4S74
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Text and nine video dramas designed for 7-9th grade reading levels; may be used together or separately; covers analysis, graphic forms, inference, literal comprehension & prereading.
On Your Own: Writing Process (text and eight videos)
Chin, Beverly Ann
PE1408.C468
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Text and eight dramatic videos that illustrate real-life examples; includes prewriting, revising for organization, revising for style, and editing and sharing.
Reading for Life: a First Book for Adults and Their Tutors
Allen, Virginia French
LC5225 .R4
Spring Institute
Book for tutors and beginning adult literacy students teaches reading at the most basic level.
1990 1989 1987
Reading for Today (series) Beech, Linda Ward, et al
Steck-Vaughn
Books and workbooks facilitating the teaching of reading and writing in English from the alphabet and phonics to reading/writing comprehension.
Reading in the Content Areas: Literature, Social Studies, & Science [series]
Johnson, Laura Stark
New Readers Press
Reading series teaches students strategies for developing critical reading and thinking skills. Includes six student texts (2 per subject), six teacher's guides, six photocopy masters. Levels 5-8.
Reading Skills for Life and Work
Hopson, Yvonne Delmar
LC5225 .R4 H7
Simon & Schuster
Reading worktext uses selections from newspapers, magazines, ads, and other everyday reading materials to teach skills such as finding information, reading for meaning, and drawing conclusions.
Say the Word! a Guide to Improving Word Recognition Skills
Loss, Barbara Rosenberg
LB 1050.44
New Readers Press
Student text teaches letter patterns that cause problems, general rules for spelling/ pronunciation for each pattern. Increases word recognition/ reading skills. Photocopy masters incl. 2 copies
Spellbound: Phonc Reading and Spelling (also w/Teacher's Manual)
Rak, Elsie T.
Educators Publishing
Basic speller designed for students learning to spell or reviewing spelling. Teacher's Manual explains that the phonetic system used is Gillingham set of phonograms and provides suggestions.
Steck-Vaughn Pre-GED Reading
Steck-Vaughn
Workbook dealing with fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, advertisements and other visual information. Covers such tasks as identifying main idea, point of view, using context cues, etc.
2001 1991 1992 1991 1995 2000
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Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills (4th edition)
Langan, John
Townsend Press, Inc.
Part I presents a sequence of reading skills for comprehension. Part II provides additional readings. Part III has active reading plus combined-skills tests. Includes online exercises.
Technology/Computer Skills
2005
Computer Study Skills Notebook
Constantine, Susan
Z52.5 .M523
Project Read Press
Basic computer/word processing text teaches students how to use MS Word software program starting from the very beginning.
Getting Started With Computers Morley, Deborah
Dryden Press
Concise introduction to computers covers hardware and how a computer works; operating systems/Windows 95; and gives an overview of the Internet, e-mail, and "surfing" the web.
Getting to Know Computers Lundgren, Mary Beth
QA76 .L85 1997 Project LEARN
Introductory guide to computers for ABE students explains all about computers in easy-to-read language.
Internet for Dummies Levine, John R. & Baroudi,
IDG Boooks
Slightly dated but helpful resource to help explain how to function on the Internet.
1998 1997 1997 1994
Little Online Book, The Glossbrenner, Alfred
Peachpit Press
Basic introduction to online functions such as utilities, bulletin boards, e-mail, SIGs, games, information retrieval.
1995
Teaching and Learning with Internet-based Resources
Cowles, Susan
NIFL
Teacher/student handbook, filled with learning activities and websites, is designed to help lifelong learners become comfortable with the Internet.
1997
Under Construction: Building Web Sites as a Project-Based Learning Activity... (booklet)
Carter, Jeff and Steve Quann
World Education
2003
Booklet offering tips for ABE/ESOL teachers who wish to have students build Web sites as a learning activity.
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Technology/ESL
New Ways of Using Computers in Language Teaching
Boswood, Tim
LB 1028.5 .N48
TESOL
This collection of activities shows teachers how to maximize the potential of the computer to help learners develop language and communication skills.
Technology and the ESL Classroom
Spring Institute/REEP
LB 1028.5 .T42
Spring Institute
24 page manual focuses on computer technology and how to use it effectively in the ESL classroom.
Technology/Family Literacy
1997 1999
Early Literacy: the Empowerment of Technology
Casey, Jean Marie
LB 1139.35 .C64
Teacher Ideas Press
Text shows how computers can be used to help children "learn to write and read" especially children with learning difficulties.
Parents Guide to the Internet
LB1028.26 .P27
US Dept. of Education
Guide to the Internet for parents tells how to get started, lists some search engines, and tells how to search for information on-line. Includes list of "family-friendly" sites.
Young Children and Computers Hohmann, Charles
LB1140.35 .C64
High/Scope Press
Learn how computers can be used to encourage social-emotional development and active learning experiences for young children.
Technology/Language Skills
1997 1997 1990
E-Mail for English Teaching Warschauer, Mark
Teachers of English to
How to use Internet to access teaching resources, enrich classroom activities w/e-mail, promote international exchanges, and train students to use Internet.
1995
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Integrating Technology into the Language Arts Curriculum: Challenging
Skinner, Diana F.
Teacher Created Materials,
Info on implementing projects using computer labs, computer pods, & one-computer classroom; ideas on integration of technology; forms of writing skills. (ABE/Pre-GED level) Updates on website
1999
Integrating Technology into the Language Arts Curriculum: Intermediate
Sudyka, Tracee
Teacher Created Materials,
How to use technology in classroom, lesson plans integrating technology into reading, writing, speaking, listening. (ABE level) Updated website.
1999
Internet Activity Workbook Sperling, Dave
Prentice Hall Regents
Designed to help ESL students develop language skills using the Internet; provides Web sites, utilizes key pals for e-mail/bulletin board practice, offers online dictionaries
1999
Keystrokes to Literacy: Using the Computer as a Learning Tool for Adult Beginning
Stone, Antonia
LB1028.5 .St6
National Textbook Co.
Innovative manual shows how to integrate use of computers with the literacy curriculum. Suitable for all levels. Also helps students master business applications.
1991
Literacy Leader Fellowship Program Reports: Teaching and Learning with Internet-
Cowles, Susan
LB 1028.26.C69
National Institute for Literacy
Activities and resources designed to help the student and teacher utilize literacy resources on the Internet.
1997
Technology Assisted Teaching Techniques
Duncan, Janie
LB1028.3 .D86
Pro Lingua Associates
Presents a collection of language teaching activities utilizing technological equipment such as the overhead projector, VCR, tape recorder, and computer.
1987
Technology/Math Skills
Integrating Technology into the Math Curriculum: Intermediate
Soares, Dennis
Teacher Created Materials,
.Thematic units that require the use of computer (ABE level math skills). Includes updated website for more activities.
Integrating Technology into the Math Curriculum: Challenging
Sealey, Mark
Teacher Created Materials,
Incrementally introduces technology skills used in open-ended projects designed as supplement to math skills (grades 6-8/ ABE/pre-GED) Updates on website.
1998 1999
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Technology/Professional Development
147 Practical Tips for Teaching Online Groups
Hanna, Donald E., et. al.
LB1044.87 .H35
Atwood Publishing
Covers what to do before you begin, myths & constraints of online teaching, organizing the course, implementation.
Achieving Learner Goals: Video Technology in Adult Education (video)
2000
Captured Wisdom (2 videos, 1 CD) LB 1028.3.C26
National Central Regional
Adult learners examine Antarctica research and environment of Mars; ESL students use Internet to find information about home countries; teachers & learners demonstrate use of technology in classroom.
1999
Educator's Guide to Evaluating the Use of Technology in Schools and Classrooms, An
U.S. Dept of Education
U.S. Dept of Education
A guide/handbook designed to provide educators a resource for evaluation of the use of technology. Includes appendices featuring additional sources, worksheets, and examples of technology surveys.
1998
Online Content for Low-Income and Underserved Americans: The Digital Divide's New
Lazarus & Lipper
TK 5105.87.I57
Children's Partnership
A report describing the Americans who are underserved by Internet content, analyzing online content currently available, and providing a map for action.
2000
Reaching Adult Learners in New Ways (video) PBS Literacy Link
PBS Literacy Link
PBS downlink video w/support sheets examining to what extent the promise of technology has been realized in adult ed; the present; how community partnerships can increase resources; and the future.
2001
Teaching with Technology: Creating Student-Centered Classrooms
Sandholtz, Judith Haymore, et
LB1028.5.S235
Teachers College Press
Provides case studies addressing teacher concerns about electronic classrooms such as changing roles, student engagement, teacher isolation, & support for change.
1996
Technology Across the Curriculum: Activities and Ideas
Bazeli, Marilyn J.
LB1028.3 .B395
Libraries Unlimited
Offers a comprehensive collection of classroom activities using video, photography, audio, computer, and multimedia. Integrates cooperative learning, critical thinking, and problem solving.
1997
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Technology for Inclusion: Meeting the Special Needs of All Students
Male, Mary
LC3969.5.M37
Allyn and Bacon
Teacher handbook suggesting how to build collaborative relationships to support a vision, how to build student/teacher productivity, and information and resources for gaining access to technology.
Technology, Basic Skills, and Adult Education: Getting Ready and Moving Forward
Hopey, Christopher
LB 1028.3.T53
ERIC/NCAL
Section one helps educators plan for and integrate technology into adult education. Section two addresses the topics of program uses of technology, distance learning, Internet use in ABE, more.
Uses of Computer Technology in Adult Basic Skills/Literacy Programs
Massey, Nancy
LB 1028.3 .M27
NCLRC
Document describes efforts being made in North Carolina to serve adults in basic skills programs using computers and software.
Technology/Resources
1998 1998 1998
Dave Sperling's Internet Guide (2nd edition) Sperling, Dave
Prentice-Hall Regents
Complete compendium of ESL resources on the Web plus notes on finding resources, communicating, creating a web page, jobs on the Net, and copyright law on the Net.
Internet Resources for Adult Educators Green, Kevin, et al
Pro-Net
A listing of Internet resources that can still be helpful although the list was prepared in 1997.
1998 1997
Software Buyer's Guide
Z5644 .S65 1997 NWRLRC
Guide to adult education software reviews and rates programs, broken down into subject areas. Includes annotated listing of highly-rated programs.
Workplace Education
1997
Career Tech Correlations (newsletter)
National Research Center
A quarterly newsletter that provides practitioners and policymakers with information and provides connection to others in the field. Inquire about availability of individual issues.
Page 161 of 181
CCA and CCD Present the Four Levels of Program Evaluation
LC149.7 .C65
CCCOES
Document discusses evaluation and assessment of workplace education programs. Includes a variety of sample forms, assessment instruments, and participant comments.
Colorado Department of Education Reports Burkhart, Jennifer
Colorado State Library &
Reports focused on DEVELOPING WORKPLACE EDUCATION CURRICULUM, WORKPLACE EDUCATION SKILLS ASSESSMENT, and EVALUATING WORKPLACE EDUCATION PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS.
Colorado Department of Education Reports Burkhart, Jennifer
Colorado State Library &
Reports on MARKETING WORKPLACE EDUCATION TO BUSINESS and UNDERSTANDING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Creating Colorado's Workforce Development System HC107 .C7 C66 CO Workforce Coordinating Report outlines an innovative plan to improve the delivery of employment and training services in Colorado.
Fourth R: Workforce Readiness, The National Alliance of Business
National Alliance of
Report detailing consequences for business of an ill-prepared workforce, return on investment in education, case study of partnership, & types of involvement possible.
Futurework: Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century
U.S. Department of Labor
Hd 8051 .F88
U.S. Department of Labor
An examination of the U.S. workforce; employment, wages, and benefits; work and family; workplaces; technology and globalization; and questions for the future.
Learn to Earn: An Interactive Teleconference (video)
Knell, Suzanne (moderator)
Ctr for Application of
Video edited version of teleconference conducted September 17, 1997.
1995 1996 1995 1995 1987 1999 1997
Learning that Works: Basic Skills Programs in Illinois Corporation
LC1085.3 .I3
IL Literacy Res.
Report on workplace skills programs in Illinois examines companies that offered programs, types of programs, and their effectiveness. Offers recommendations.
More Than a Job: Readings on Work and Society
Gordon, John
PE 1127.C22
New Readers Press
Reading selections look at work from many points of view. Includes oral histories, stories, poems, songs, and quotations. Teacher's Guide and photocopy masters included.
1993 1991
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Postsecondary Education and the New Workforce Rodriguez, Esther M. &
U.S. Dept. of Education
Report urging better integration of workforce skills into secondary education.
1996
Rural Workplace Literacy: Community College Partnerships
LC149.7 .R87
Amer. Asso. of Comm. & Jr.
Report profiles 10 projects which paired a business with a local community college to provide literacy and workplace education.
State-Level Policy for Workplace Basic Education: What Advocates are Saying
Jurmo, Paul
LC149.7 .J85
Natl Institute for Literacy
Document reports how workplace basic education is being factored into state-level planning for workforce development and how to improve the quality of workplace education policy.
What Works: Integrating Basic Skills Training into Welfare-to-Work
Murphy, Garrett & Alice
National Institute for Literacy
Report detailing an overview of federal welfare policy, the innovations that contribute to exemplary program success, and resources for learning more
Workplace Education Design Checklist: a Tool for Program Planning
Manly, Donna
LC149.7 .M365
Center on Education & Work
An aid for developing workplace education programs. Can be used in program design and planning, for evaluation, and as an action plan.
Workplace Education Evaluation Checklist: a Tool for Assessing and Improving
Manly, Donna
LC149.7 .M36
Center on Education & Work
Checklist aids in evaluating and enhancing workplace education programs.
1991 1996 1998 1994 1994
Workplace Literacy: Reshaping the American Workforce
LC149.7 .W87
US Dept. of Education, OVAE
Report describes the National Workplace Literacy Program, identifies best practices, and discusses common barriers to success.
Workplace Education/Curricula
1992
Messages, Meanings, and Minestrone: The Communication Cookbook [EPIC WP Learn.
P90 .E74 1996
CCCOES
1995
Curriculum guide offers a wide array of workplace communication classes. Cover 9 topic areas and includes a variety of activities.
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Basic Skills for Job Performance National Alliance of Business
National Alliance of
Report providing Private Industry Councils with information on developing workplace literacy or jobrelated skills programs.
Brigance Diagnostic Employability Skills Inventory
Brigance, Albert H.
HF5549.5 .E5
Currriculum Associates
Contains a variety of assessments to evaluate skills needed for employment. Also serves as a curriculum guide, providing teaching sequences for employability skills.
Curriculum Materials: a Review for Workplace Education Programs
LC149.7 .C77
UWI, Center on Education &
Updates commercial curriculum materials and incorporates curricula from the 1993 listing of materials used in workplace education sites and recommended by workplace instructors.
Effective Workplace Writing [Writing I]
Diller, Janelle
PE 1408 .D56
Pikes Peak Comm. College
Curriculum builds writing skills by emphasizing writing as a process. Basic grammar, punctuation, & spelling are taught in the context of workplace usage.
Essential Skills for the Workplace: Teacher's Guide
Strumpf, Lori & Kristine M.
LC4822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Includes functional context fundamentals, collecting authentic materials, additional curriculum ideas, CASAS correlation, training materials.
Getting the Job You Really Want (instructor's guide)
Farr, J. Michael
JIST
Activities and homework to accompany the text GETTING THE JOB YOU REALLY WANT.
1992 1995 1994 1994 1994 1995
Learning to Learn: What's Your Working Style?
Diller, Janelle
LB1049 .D56
Pikes Peak Comm. College
Curriculum designed to enable students from any workplace setting to identify their own learning styles and to raise awareness of how to work with those with different learning styles.
1994
Mind Fitness [EPIC Workplace Learning Project] LB1590.3 .E74
CCCOES
Curriculum designed to help workplace students identify their learning styles and adpt to others' learning styles. Offers many fun learning activities/exercises.
1995
On-Target Problem Solving [EPIC Workplace Learning Project] BF449 .E74 1995 CCCOES Curriculum guide offers a variety of problem solving exercises and activities for workplace classes or workshops.
1995
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School-to-Work at Work: A Guide for the Financial Services Industry
National Alliance of Business
National Alliance of
Notebook guide that provides financial service businesses with information about school-to-work activities currently being implemented by other business/educational programs.
School-to-Work at Work: A Guide for the Health Care Industry
Naional Alliance of Business
National Alliance of
Notebook guide that provides health care businesses with information about school-to-work activities currently being implemented by other business/educational programs.
Workplace Basics Training Manual
Carnevale, Anthony Patrick
HF5549.5 .T7
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Describes how to design a workplace basics training program, including task analysis, curriculum design, and development, implementation, and evaluation of the program.
Workplace Education Series Burkhart, Jennifer
LC149.7 .B87
CDE-OAE
Series of 9 booklets discuss aspects of workplace education, including identifying job tasks, developing curriculum, marketing to business, assessing skills, and evaluating programs.
Workplace Educational Skills Analysis: Training Guide
LC149.7 .W68
Center on Education & Work
Describes the workplace educational skills analysis process. Tells how to develop workplace-specific curricula and materials, and how to design education plans and assessment tools.
Workplace Job-Specific Skills Program: the How-to-do-it Manual
Whitfield, Randy
LC149.7 .W45
Steck-Vaughn
A complete source for establishing workplace skills programs. Covers marketing to employees; needs assessment; instructors; program, curriculum, and lesson planning; and evaluation.
Workshops for Workers Vermont Adult Learning
HF5549.5 .T7
Vermont Adult Learning
A series of ten activity-based workshop modules including handouts and evaluations. Designed to increase literacy, learning, and performance in the workplace.
Write Ideas [EPIC Workplace Learning Project] PE1408 .E74
CCCOES
Handbook for teachers of workplace writing teaches writing process, writing for a specific audience and purpose, and writing with computers.
Workplace Education/Employment Skills
1995 1995 1990 1995 1991 1997 1997 1995
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Addressing Literacy Needs at Work: Implementation and Impact of Workplace Literacy
Moore, Mary, et al.
Mathematica Pol. Res.
1997
Report of a national evaluation of workplace literacy programs describes the implementation and institutionalization of such programs and assesses the effects that they have on participating workers.
Addressing Literacy Needs at Work: Profile of Institutions, Courses, and Workers in the
Moore, Mary T., et al
U.S. Department of
1997
Examination of National Workplace Literacy Partnerships--who is involved, what they do, the kinds of courses taught and who teaches them, the people who participate in the courses, and what is gained.
Bases of Competence: Skills for Lifelong Learning & Employability
Evers, Rush & Berdrow
LC 5215 .E95
Jossey-Bass
Explains the skills and competencies students need to succeed in today's workplace and tells how programs can cultivate these skills in their students.
1998
Bottom Line: Basic Skills in the Workplace HF 5549.5 .T7
US Dept. of Labor
Report describes ideas and programs designed to improve the basic skills of American workers.
1988
Communication for Workers: an Activity-Based Teaching Guide
Chase, Laura
HF5549.5 .T7
Vermont Adult Learning
Teaching guide with handouts covers communication skills and improving workplace communication. Topics include assertiveness, group communication, teamwork, problem solving, and handling conflict.
1997
Employee Training Interview Guide
Bergman, Terri
HF5549.5 .T7
National Alliance of
The Guide will help you to interview prospective training providers and determine whether a provider has the necessary skills and capabilities to develop and deliver a successful program.
1996
Employee Training Product Checklist
Bergman, Terri
HF5549.5 .T7
National Alliance of
This checklist will help you to review potential training products, such as a curriculum or computerbased program, to determine whether they will meet your needs.
1996
Framework for Developing Skill Standards for Workplace Literacy
Askov, Eunice Nicholson
LC1037.5 .A75
NIFL
Guide defines a common set of basic skills for the workplace as a starting point for workplace educators and developers of industry skill standards. Includes example curricula.
1996
Literacy in the Labor Force: Results from the National Adult Literacy Survey
Sum, Andrew
LC 151.S85
U.S. Department of
Literacy proficiencies within the Nation's Labor Force, the relationships to educational attainments, the effects on employability and earnings potential.
1999
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Pathways to Work Success: Preparing for New and Changing Occupations (video)
2000
Responsive Text: Educational Materials for the Workplace: Communication Skills 1 HF 5549.5.T7 R57 LexIcon A method for presenting job-relevant information (ie total quality management, hazardous material handling, communication skills) within a computer-based support system.
Skills and Tasks for Jobs: A SCANS Report for America 2000 LC 1035.6 .S562 US Dept. of Labor Document gives extensive illustrations of each SCANS competency and foundation skill for different occupations. Also analyzes 50 jobs and lists the most important competencies for each.
Workplace Basics: the Essential Skills Employers Want
Carnevale, Anthony Patrick
HF5549.5 .T7
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Book for managers analyzes skills required of today's work force and describes how to foster these skills.
Workplace Dynamics: Sixteen Role Plays and Simulations for Workplace Education
McVey & Associates
LC 4822.5.E7
New Readers Press
Includes activities focused on subjects such as obtaining help, cooperating with co-workers, using brainstorming techniques, teaching your job to others, job safety, and reducing waste.
Workplace Educational Skills Analysis: Training Guide Supplement
Manly, Donna
LC149.7 .W682
Center on Education & Work
Provides innovative strategies, techniques, and tools for identifying, analyzing and reporting the workplace educational skills required to perform one or more jobs.
Workplace Literacy Interview Guide LC149.7 .W75
National Alliance of
Guide helps business people interview workplace literacy providers. It can be used to assess the capabilities of a wide variety of literacy providers.
Workplace Literacy Product Checklist LC149.7 .W752
National Alliance of
Checklist helps business people or educators review workplace literacy products. It can be used to assess the quality of a variety of workplace literacy products.
Workplace Education/ESL
1995 1992 1990 1992 1994 1995 1995
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English at Work: a Tool Kit for Teachers PE1128.6 .E64
Center for Workforce
Multimedia resource for workplace education, using the multi-cultural workplace as setting for language/literacy learning. Incl. teacher's guide, photocopy masters, picture cards, audio-cassette.
English Works!: Teaching English to Non-native Speakers in the Workplace
PE1128.6 .E74
CCCOES
Curriculum module offers adaptable activities and assessments to teach functional skills, communication, and problem solving techniques for ESL students in the workplace.
Learning to Work in a New Land: a Review and Sourcebook for Vocational and
Gillespie, Marilyn K.
PE1128.6 .G45
Center for Applied linguistics
Concise but detailed overview of the status of vocational and workplace ESL instruction. Reviews research and practice to assist those working to prepare ESL students for employment.
Workplace ESL Instruction: Interviews from the Field
Burt, Miriam
PE1128.6 .B88
CAL
Report of interviews with workplace ESL program providers describes what works and what issues and challenges remain.
Workplace Education/Welfare to Work
1991 1995 1996 1997
Beyond Job Search or Basic Education (booklet)
Strawn, Julie
HV 95 .S76
Center for Law & Social Policy
Report on welfare-to-work education programs describes the effectiveness of the two main types and gives suggestions for creating more effective strategies.
From Welfare to the Workplace: a Practitioner's Plan (booklet)
Pearce, Diana M.
HV95 .P42 1995 Wider Opportunities for
Report outlines a proposal, the "Act for Family Development and Independence," which reflects practioners' experience of what works to achieve self-sufficiency for welfare recipients & their children.
GAIN: Basic Education in a Welfare-to-Work Program (booklet)
Martinson, Karin
HV98 .C2 M26
Manpower Demo. Research
Report examines the Calif. GAIN program, which requries basic education for welfare recipients. Analyzes the participation patterns and educational effects of the program.
Getting Down to Business: Matching Welfare Recipients' Skills to Jobs That Train
Carnevale & Desrochers
Educational Testing Service
Study evaluates welfare recipients' skills and then examines the job opportunities available to recipients with those skills.
1998 1995 1994 1999
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Literacy Leader Fellowship Program Reports:Adult Education & Welfare to Work
D'Amico, Deborah
HV 95.D26 1997
National Institute for Literacy
A review of research, practice and policy in adult education and welfare to work initatives.
1997
Moving Teenage Parents Into Self-Sufficiency HQ 796 .M68
Mathematica Policy Res.
Summarizes recent research on three programs for teenage parents on welfare. Presents useful suggestions for state/ local agencies implementing the teenage parent provisions of welfare reform law.
Politics, Policy, Practice and Personal Responsibility: Adult Education in an Era of
D'Amico, Deobrah
NCSALL
Paper reflecting on prevailing policy and what the data on the effectiveness of education and training policies re: welfare to work initiatives indicates.
Six Strategies for Self-Sufficiency: Great Ideas . . . to get Families out of Poverty HV95 .S49 1996 Wider Opportunities for "Idea book" for policy-makers offers creative strategies to help move low-income families and women from poverty to self-sufficiency.
Sociocultural Perspectives on Learning Through Work Jossey-Bass Number 92/New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education journal. Addresses tides of change, profiles of latent power, research questions, cultural technology, women & work, co-participation, etc.
What's Next After Work First Elliott, Mark, et al
Public/Private Ventures
Workforce development report detailing employer involvement, re-designed education and training programs, and post-employment support services.
Workplace Studies/Communication
1998 1999 1996 2001 1998
Assertive Communication Skills for Women Abiera, Chris
Skillpath Publications
Audio cassette program discusses how women can do better at communicating during conflict, persuading, presenting ideas in meetings, and resolving differences to diffuse anger. 2 cassettes
Barron's Business English (third edition)
Geffner, Andrea B.
PE1479.B87G4
Barron's Educational Series
Guide to grammar and sentence structure, business correspondence, and business reports and proposals--including exercises and an answer key
1996 1998
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Better Reading for Better Jobs Bland, Jana J.
LC4822.5 .E7
J. Weston Walch
Worktext teaches reading skills needed for jobs using authentic tasks. Covers twelve jobs, including receptionist, EMT, travel agent, police officer, dental assistant, truck driver, and more.
1989
Building Success in the Workplace
Teal, R. Lois
LC4822.5 .E7
Steck-Vaughn
Job skills/language arts text teaches reading comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar in the context of various workplace settings and discusses a variety of job skills.
1990
Communicating for Success: An Applied Approach
Hyden, Janet S. , et al
South-Western Publishing
Text designed to teach communication skills essential for the workplace. Blackline masters for use with text available.
1994
Communication 2000: Communicating with Co-Workers
Agency for Instruc.
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Educ. Publ.
Series develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills on the job, focusing on technology computers, CD Rom, video, etc. Module 8: effective comm. with co-workers & supervisors.
1996
Communication 2000: Listening and Speaking
Agency for Instruc. Tech.
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Educ. Publ.
Series develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills on the job with a focus on technology computers, CD Rom, video, etc. Module 2: listening/speaking skills.
1996
Communication 2000: Self-Management
Agency for Instruc.
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Educational
Series develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills on the job with a focus on technology computers, CD Rom, etc. Module 6: self-management skills: goal-setting, time management.
1996
Communication 2000: Workplace Communication
Agency for Instruc.
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Educ. Publ.
Covers development of effective workplace communication skills. Series develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills necessary to get and keep a job. Focus on technology - computers, CDs
1996
Communication 2000: Workplace Writing
Agency for Instruc. Tech.
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Education
Series develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills on the job, with a focus on technology computers, CD Rom, video, etc. Module 3: writing process at work - documents, memos, reports.
1996
Communication for Careers (3 vols.)
Agency for Instruc. Tech.
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Educational
A) Comm. for health services Careers; B) Comm. for Business and Marketing Careers; C) Comm. for Engineering and Industrial Careers. Develops on-the-job communication skills.
1998
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Communication Skills That Work: a Functional Approach for Life and Work
Stein, Wendy
P90 .S799 1991 Contemporary Books
Worktext features instruction in listening, speaking, and writing skills, reinforced with practice and problem-solving activities. Covers communication at home and work.
1991
Complete Idiot's Guide to Great Customer Service, The
Karr, Ron & Blohowiak, Don
Alpha Books
Comprehensive examination of aspects of customer service including topics such as Who's your valued customer?, Get better or get out of the game, and The new power tools of service.
1997
Essential Skills for the Workplace, level one: Obtaining Information and Using
Strumpf, Lori & Kristine M.
LC5822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Integrates basic skills within workplace contexts. Reading, writing, math, and problem-solving skills are utilized. Using ads, catalogs, manuals, indexes, charts, schedules to obtain information.
1994
Essential Skills for the Workplace, level one: Using Forms and Documents
Strumpf, Lori & Beth
LC5822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Integrates basic skills within workplace contexts. Utilizes reading, writing, math, & problem-solving skills. Covers many types of business & personal forms, applications, and legal documents.
1994
Essential Skills for the Workplace, level two: Building Workplace Competencies
Strumpf, Lori & Kristine M.
LC4822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Integrates reading, writing, math, & problem-solving skills within workplace contexts. Students perform five tasks in eight career areas, learning resources, systems, human and technical skills.
1994
Glencoe Writing for the Workplace
Phifer, Nan Merrick
PE 1408 .P45
Glencoe McGraw-Hill
Workbook covering workplace letter-writing: letters of request, thank-you, correspondence with coworkers, correcting a payment problem, and persuasive letters.
1999
Interpersonal Communication Skills (audio cassettes w/workbook)
Sutch, Debra
HF 5549.5.C6
CareerTrack, Inc
Four audio cassette program w/workbook offering training to minimize conflict and build collaboration in the workplace.
1994
Ready to Work: Winning at the Job Game
Wiser, Frances A.
LC4822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Worktext covers basic communication skills needed to find and keep a job. Offers activities, practical advice, strategies, and tips to help job seekers succeed.
1991
Twenty-one Ways to Diffuse Anger and Calm People Down (videos or audio cassettes)
Staver, Michael
HD 42.T86 1996
CareerTrack, Inc
Two video or two audio cassette (w/workbooks) series covering peace-keeping skills to prevent blowups, mediate disputes, and foster teamwork in work setting.
1996
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Work Force Literacy Skills for Jobs 2000 Books 1 & 2
Margulies, Stuart
LC 4822.5.E7
Educational Design Inc.
Workbooks (including teacher's guides) covering basic skills such as taking telephone messages, following instructions, working with maps, catalogs, diagrams, and memos.
Work Matters: Workplace Skills LC1085.2 .W67
Contemporary Books
Exposes students to team-building skills, managing time, and budgeting. Learners also revise their personal goals and learn to use communication skills for following and giving instructions.
Workforce Literacy Skills for Jobs 2000 Margulies, Stuart
Educ. Design
Two-book series presents remedial reading skilltexts on job-related topics. Introduces students to a varied array of reading and communication skills required at work. 5-8 reading level.
Workplace Essential Skills: Communication & Writing [video series]
PBS LiteracyLink
LC 4822.5.E7
PBS
Seven 1/2 hour video programs plus workbook teach workplace skills such as communicating with coworkers, supervisors, and customers; teamwork; writing effectively; and working with forms.
Workplace Essential Skills: Reading [video series]
PBS LiteracyLink
LC 4822.5.E7
PBS
Four 1/2 hour videos and workbook teach workplace reading skills - using reading strategies, understanding forms and charts, reading & following directions, and reading reports, memos, and manuals.
Writing for the World of Work Kaplan, Ellen
Educational Design, Inc.
Workbook with many detailed examples of business forms, letters, memos, and index files with simple explanations.
Writing in the Real World: Beaufort, Anne
Teachers College Press
Uses a longitudinal study to illuminate what it takes to foster the flexibility and versatility writers must possess in the workplace of the twenty-first century.
Writing on the Job Mehaffy, Robert E. & Mehaffy,
T.H. Peek, Publisher
A comprehensive text/workbook suitable for accomplished readers. Deals with grammar, punctuation, proper form writing, and reports--including college papers.
Workplace Studies/General Skills
1996 1997 1996 1999 1999 1993 1999 1987
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Advancing in the World of Work Kimbrell, Grady, et al
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Student text with the following headings: basic job skills, advancing in your career, independent living, and life skills. Appendices detail sources of career information & career support information
Applied Learning on the Oregon Trail
Lashof, Judith and Ziegler,
F 880.L28 1998
Vermont Adult Learning
An activity-based teaching guide for developing essential workplace skills such as making choices, communicating ideas and information, and working with others to solve problems.
Essential Skills for the Workplace, level two: Improving Workplace Performance
Strumpf, Lori & Beth
LC4822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Integrates basic skills within workplace contexts. Students perform five tasks in eight different career areas, learning resources, systems, interpersonal and technical skills in each career area.
From School to Work Littrell, Joseph J.
LC1085.2 .L58
Goodheart-Willcox Co.
Text for cooperative education students facilitates transition from the classroom to meaningful jobs and careers. 3 vols, includes teacher's edition and student activity guide.
Job Savvy: How to Be a Success at Work
Ludden, La Verne
LC 4822.5.E7
Jist Works, Inc.
Workbook detailing how to survive the first days on a new job, how to make a good impression, understanding benefits, etc. Instructor's guide available.
Social Skills on the Job [video]
LC4822.5 .E7
AGS
Learning package features a variety of interactive materials that model appropriate workplace behavior. Includes lesson plans, video scripts and duplicatable worksheets for each of 19 video lessons.
Work Matters: Human Relations on the Job LC1085.2 .W67
Contemporary Books
Students explore workplace culture; dealing with conflict; management styles; employer expectations; getting ahead on the job; workplace diversity; job survival skills; what to expect the first day.
Working Smart Schulman, Madelyn &
South-Western Publishing
Student text/workbook with the following units: starting your new job, smart communications on the job, smart relationships on the job, and smart moves on the job.
Workplace Essential Skills [video series]
PBS LiteracyLink
LC 4822.5.E7
PBS
Twenty-four 1/2 hour videos teach employment, reading, writing, and math skills in a workplace context. Includes 4 student texts. Reading level 6-8.
1992 1998 1994 1996 1992 1997 1997 1995 1999
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Work-Wise: Tactics for Job Success
Wiser, Frances A.
LC4822.5 .E7
Contemporary Books
Covers pre-employment and on-the-job skills, effective job performance and career planning. Offers activities, practical advice, strategies, and tips for job success.
Workplace Studies/Job Search
1991
Career Planning Curriculum For Adults
Grefsheim, Lianne
HF5381 .G74
Center on Education and
Program designed for women develops life/career skills. V. l: Self-knowledge: self-management skills. V. 2: Career exploration. V. 3: Career planning.
1992
Choice is Yours, The Fuchs, Richard A.
Kendall/Hunt Publishing
Workbook, leader's guide, and two videos dealing with getting hired (I.e. your skills, your attitude, your values, stress, job goals, applications, interviews, etc.)
1996
Choice or Chance: A Guide to Career Planning
Gainer, Harold
LC4822.5 .E7
Gregg Division, McGraw-Hill
Career/life planning text contains many exercises to help determine personal values, interest, and skills; types of occupations and how to research them; and how to plan for the job you want.
1979
Entering the World of Work Kimbrell, Grady
LC4822.5 .E7
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill,
Offers instruction in career choices, finding a job, working, and life skills. Includes text, t.e., workbook, career interest survey, and job application file.
1989
Finding a Job DeCaprio, Annie
LC4822.5 .E7
Steck-Vaughn
Very basic level worktext teaches English skills in a job-related context. Teaches grammar skills and employment vocabulary as well as introductory job skills.
1990
Getting the Job (Career Core Competencies) Lynch, Richard L. & Herr,
McGraw-Hill
Paperback student workbook dealing with deciding on a job that fits you, getting your records together, preparing to go job hunting, and going to get the job.
1977
How to Get a Job and Keep It Goble, Dorothy Y.
LC4822.5 .E7
Steck-Vaughn
Worktext for job hunters covers locating and preparing for job opportunities and developing personal and work habits for good job performance.
1990
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Introduction to Job Applications Farr, J. Michael and Susan Student workbook detailing tips for filling out job applications.
JIST
1994
Job for You Dubnick, Phyllis
LC4822.5 .E7
Steck-Vaughn
Designed to provide help in choosing a job suitable to an individual's interest. Discusses such topics as securing a job, the job interview, application forms & tests, and getting along with others.
Job-Seekers' Bible Barlow, Lawrence E.
LC4822.5 .E7
Vocational and Career
A guide to finding and keeping a job, with discussions of employment qualifications, applications, openings, interviews, resumes, and recommendations.
Options: a Guide to Help You Plan and Prepare for Your Career
O'Brien, Linda
HF 5381 .O27
Woodburn Press
Pamphlet for GED graduates describes the career decision-making process and provides information on education/training options.
Succeeding in Your Work and Community Duffy, Patricia L. & Wannie, T.
JIST
Workbook from the HIRE LEARNING, SCHOOLING THAT WORKS series, focused on keeping a job, changing jobs, overcoming barriers, working for yourself, and picking up skills that put you in demand.
Training, Placing, and Retaining Women in Nontraditional Jobs Nontraditional Employment Explanations of NET project, recruitment, assessment, pre-vocational training, success skills (incl. harassment prevention), and resources.
Training, Placing, and Retaining Women in Nontraditional Jobs
Nontraditional Employment
Wider Opportunities for
Manual to provide a model for the integration of women into nontraditional employment for use in classrooms and workplaces
Two Best Ways to Find a Job, The Farr, J. Michael and Susan Student workbook detailing tips for locating a satisfying job.
JIST
1967 1981 1998 1995 1995 1995 1992
Why Should I Hire You? How to Do Well in Job Interviews
Farr, J. Michael and Susan
JIST
Student workbook detailing tips for successful job interviews
1992
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Work Matters: Career Exploration LC1085.2 .W67
Contemporary Books
Builds students' awareness of available jobs and careers. Students complete a career interest inventory and visit a business. They also explore work values and the interrelatedness of jobs.
1997
Work Matters: Job Search
LC1085.2 .W67
Contemporary Books
Takes students through the steps of a successful job hunt, from resume preparation to interview. Students learn about ads, the hidden job market, job leads, and how to follow up on them.
1997
Workplace Essential Skills: Employment [video series]
PBS LiteracyLink
LC 4822.5.E7
PBS
Eight 1/2 hour programs plus workbooks teach employment skills such as career planning, applying for jobs, resumes and tests, interviewing, employer expectations, and workplace safety. R.L. 6-8.
1999
Your Career: How to Make It Happen
Levitt, Julie Griffin
LC4822.5 .E7
South-Western Educ. Publ.
Text provides comprehensive information/practical applications in career-planning and job search techniques. Also, Instructor's Manual.
1996
You're Hired!: The Nuts and Bolts of Job Hunting Fuchs, Richard A. & Manning,
Karli and Associates
Video and workbook simplifying the tasks of examining personal needs, searching for appropriate jobs, and interviewing.
1986
Workplace Studies/Math Skills
Workplace Essential Skills: Math [video series]
PBS LiteracyLink
LC 4822.5.E7
PBS
Five 1/2 hour videos plus workbook teach math skills such as estimating, grouping, & sorting; solving problems; using fractions, decimals, & percents; using measurement & formulas; and reading graphs.
Workplace Studies/Personal Development
1999
10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management, The
Smith, Hyrum W.
HD69.T54S6
Warner Books
Offers strategies for increased productivity and inner peace through Managing Your Time and Managing Your Life.
1994
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Dimensions in Professional Development
Reynolds, Caroline
HF5386.R47 1993
South-Western Publishing
Workbook & instructor's manual to prepare students to enter the workplace with a professional point of view (self-esteem, critical thinking, ethics, leadership, goals, and interpersonal communication)
1993
Discovering Positive Thinking Milios, Rita
BF575 .O67
Rosen Publ. Group
Discusses how to become aware of your thoughts and change negative thought patterns. Tells how to use affirmations and positive self-talk. For teens and low-reading adults.
1992
How to Build Your Self-Esteem Braham, Barbara J.
LC4822.5 .S4
South-Western Publ.
Text-workbook presents students with the tools to change negative self-talk into positive self-talk. Takes students through a step-by-step process to enhance self-confidence and self-respect.
1993
How to Organize Your Life and Get Rid of Clutter [audio program]
Jackson, Ab
HF5547.5 .J32
CareerTrack
Two-cassette crash course in decluttering your home and office. You'll gain scores of tips and techniques to bring order to your life.
1996
Life by Design: Making Lifestyle Choices. . . [audio program]
Brinkman, Richard M.
BF637 .C5 B75
CareerTrack Publ.
Audio program offers ways to promote optimum physical and emotional health, including choosing a healthy attitude, designing the life you want, and developing meaningful relationships.
1992
Personality Development for Work Wallace, Harold R. & Masters,
South-Western Educational
Text, instructor's manual, and workbook dealing with self-esteem, self-improvement, getting along with others, communication skills, work habits, standards of conduct, and getting and keeping a job.
1996
Plotting Your Course Ryan, Jerry & Ryan, Roberta
West Publishing Company
Student activity workbook examining personal orientations toward work , interests, ethics, self, and everyday situations.
1997
Resolving Conflicts: a Handbook for Students BF637 .I48 R48
Globe-Fearon
Workbook teaches conflict resolution skills. Includes learning to respect differences, recognizing and dealing with anger, avoiding conflict situations, and improving communication skills.
1996
School-to-Work Planner: a Work-Based Learning Guide
Stull, William A.
LC1085.2 .S89
South-Western Educ. Publ.
Worktext covers personal and career development, employment process, what to expect at work, developing learning objectives on the job, communication/interpersonal and money management skills.
1997
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Self-discipline and Emotional Control: (video w/guide)
Miller, Tom
HF 5548.85.S56
CareerTrack, Inc
A four-video seminar subtitled "How to Stay Calm and Productive Under Pressure" using colorful, earthy language.
1994
Self-esteem and Getting Ahead Braham, Barbara J.
LC4822.5 .S4
South-Western
Life skills text explains what self-esteem is & causes of low self-esteem. Includes exercises to build self-esteem: self-knowledge, expressing feelings, clarifying values, & positive self-talk.
1992
Steck-Vaughn Workforce: Building Success (series)
LC 4822.5.E7
Steck-Vaughn Company
Five workbooks covering personal development, communication, time management, problem solving, & customer service. Teacher's guide.
1997
Stress Management in the Workplace [audiocassette]
Wells, Valorie J.
HF 5548.85.W44
SkillPath
Practical guide tells how to keep stress under control. Offers easy-to-apply strategies and solutions to reduce tension and increase confidence and control over situations.
1998
Stress Skills for Turbulent Times [audio program]
Mellott, Roger
HF5548.85 .M46
CareerTrack
Stress management workshop increases motivation, energy, and concentration by teaching women how to function under pressure, relax, and balance work and home life.
1995
Succeeding in the World of Work Kimbrell, Grady & Vineyard,
Glencoe Publishing
Hardbound student text covering entering the world of work, developing your skills and understanding, becoming a wise consumer, and meeting your adult responsibilities.
1986
What's Your Point of View?
BF447 .W52
Globe Fearon
A four-book program that invites students to think about real-life situations and different points-of-view. Topics are careers, community issues, the environment, and school issues.
1997
Work Matters: Personal Resources LC1085.2 .W67
Contemporary Books
Students explore personal values and skills; short- and long-term goals; transferable skills; problem solving; decision making; and time management.
1997
Working: Learning a Living Bailey, Larry J.
LC1085.2 .B25
South-Western Educ. Publ.
School-to-work text covers preparation for work, expectations and behavior at work, career planning, success skills, money management, and independent living skills. Emphasizes SCANS competencies.
1997
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You and the World of Work Armstrong, Fiona
LC4822.5 .E7
McGraw-Hill
Workbook helps students explore job interests and aptitudes. The focus is on self-knowledge rather than career preparation.
1980
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/Automotive
Automotive Trades (GOALS-Occupational Adult Learning Series)
Sticht, Thomas G.
TL152.S7737
Glencoe
Three book set teaches basic skills in the context of the automotive field. Includes Knowledge Base, Reading workbook, and Mathematics workbook. Reading level 5-8.
Classroom Manual for Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Electricity and Electronics
Oun, Sulev & Jack Erjavec
TL 272.O94 2000 Delmar
Classroom manual covering safety, basic theories, electrical components, wiring systems & diagrams, batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, instrumentation, & more
Shop Manual for Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Electricity and Electronics
Oun, Sulev & Jack Erjavec
TL272.S46 2000
Delmar
Shop manual covering safety, diagnostic tools, troubleshooting and service, wiring repair and diagram reading; battery, starting system, charging system, lighting, instrument gauges, ignition and more
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/CDL
1993 2001 2001
CDL Air Brakes Test Study Book
Calvin, Robert M.
TL269.2 .C4
Career Publ. Inc.
Study guide for the commercial driver license air brakes test. Contains information about air brakes and safe driving practices, plus a complete practice test.
1990
CDL Combination Vehicles Test Study Book
Calvin, Robert M.
TL230.5 .C46
Career Publ. Inc.
Study book for the commercial driver license combination vehicles test. Covers safe driving practices and contains a complete practice test.
1990
CDL Doubles/Triples Test Study Book
Calvin, Robert M.
TL230.5 .C46
Career Publ. Inc.
Study book for the commercial driver license doubles/triples test. Covers safe driving practices for combination vehicles and contains a complete practice test.
1990
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CDL General Knowledge Test Study Book
Calvin, Robert M.
TL230.3 .H54
Career Publ, Inc.
Study book for the commercial driver license general knowledge test. Tells about the commercial driver's license and safe driving practices for trucks and buses. Contains a complete practice test.
CDL Hazardous Materials Test Study Book
Calvin, Robert M.
T55.3 .H3 C4
Career Publ. Inc.
Study book for the commercial driver license hazardous materials test. Tells about the hazardous materials endorsement and safe driving practices. Contains a complete practice test.
CDL Tank Vehicles Test Study Book
Calvin, Robert M.
TL230.5 .T2 C4
Career Publ. Inc.
Study book for the commerical driver license tank vehicles test. Covers safe driving practices and contains a complete practice test.
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/Construction
1990 1990 1990
Building and Construction Vocabulary Builder Neuwirth Associates
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Interactive CD-Rom designed to help new trainees learn terms and tools necessary for the construction industry, also includes decision-making activities and self-check items
Construction Trades (GOALS - Occupational Adult Learning Series)
Sticht, Thomas G.
TH4811.S73 1993 Glencoe
Three book set teaches basic skills in the context of construction trades. Includes Knowledge Base, Reading workbook, and Mathematics workbook. Reading level 5-8.
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/Electronics
1999 1992
Electricity and Electronics Technology (GOALS - Occupational Adult Learning Series)
Sticht, Thomas G.
TK159.S87 1993
Glencoe
Three book set teaches basic skills in the context of the electronics field. Includes Knowledge Base, Reading workbook, and Mathematics workbook. Reading level 5-8.
1992
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/Health
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Diversified Health Occupations Essentials Simmers, Louise
Delmar Publishers
Student text plus workbook examining health related careers, topics, and skills. High school reading level.
1998
Dosage Calculations Pickar, Gloria
RS57.P53 1996
Delmar Publishers
Offers a method of calculating medication (drug) dosages. Includes review of basic arithmetic; organized in progression to more complex information.
1996
Exploring Health Careers McCutcheon, Maureen
R690.M354 1998 Delmar Publishers
Hardbound text describing many health departments (biometrics, dietary, mental health, etc.) and clinics (dental, veterinary, vision, etc.), and the careers and skills involved in each.
1998
Health Occupations (GOALS - Occupational Adult Learning Series)
Sticht, Thomas G.
R697.A4S75 1992 Glencoe
Three book set teaches basic skills in the context of health occupations. Includes Knowledge Base, Reading workbook, and Mathematics workbook. Reading level 5-8.
1992
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/Manufacturing
Exploring Manufacturing Wright, R. Thomas
TS183 .W73
Goodheart-Willcox
Explains all phases of the manufacturing process: materials extraction, manufacturing processes, management, and marketing. Includes textbook, instructor's manual, and activity manual.
1993
Workplace Studies/Specific Jobs/Office Technology
Office Technology (GOALS - Occupational Adult Learning Series)
Sticht, Thomas G.
HF5548.S74 1992 Glencoe
Three book set teaches basic skills in the context of office technology. Includes Knowledge Base, Reading workbook, and Mathematics workbook. Reading level 5-8.
1992
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