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September 2001 / Health Literacy, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Exploring the Ties Between Health and Literacy: Using Cancer as a Content Area

What happens when breast and cervical cancer issues provide the content around which reading, writing, speaking, and math skills are learned and practiced? What happens when adult… Read More

September 2001 / ESOL, Health Literacy, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

HEAL: A Learner’s Perspective

In Charlottesville, one family literacy class and two ESL classes participated in the HEAL:BCC project. The students trained to become leaders for their families and communities by studying (1)… Read More

September 2001 / Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC

Mount Rogers Regional Adult Education Program Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

An Interview with Deborah Lowe Duty, Regional Program Manager  Since its inception 10 years ago, the Mount Rogers Regional Adult Education Program has served over 10,000… Read More

September 2001 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, Professional Development, PROGRESS, VALRC

Real World Applications Focus of New GED®

by Marci Gore  What do a pack of M&Ms, a coffee can, and a shoebox have in common? Would you believe they can each be… Read More

September 2001 / Conference, ELA, ESOL, Instruction, Professional Development, PROGRESS, VALRC

The Listening/Pronunciation Connection

Summary of the Plenary Address Given by Linda Grant at VAILL-ESL 2001  by Pat Bowyer  Have you ever misheard the words from a… Read More

September 2001 / Family Engagement, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

Dooley Takes Literacy Know-How to Beijing for UNESCO Confab

by Nancy Drury Duncan  MELFA—An Eastern Shore Community College professor took a locally developed literacy program to China to share with educators from around the world. Read More

September 2001 / Instruction, PROGRESS, VALRC

Book Review: “Methods that Matter: Six Structures for Best Practice Classrooms”

(Daniels, H.A., & Bizar, M. (1998). Methods that matter: Six structures for best practice classrooms. Stenhouse Publishers.)  by Lisa Youngers  Methods that Matter presents… Read More

September 2001 / Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC

Factors in Tutor Retention

* Links in this article that are no longer active have been disabled. by Victoire Gerkens Sanborn  “A program that says ‘welcome’ in every way, over… Read More

September 2001 / ESOL, Health Literacy, Instruction, Literacy, PROGRESS, VALRC

HEAL Teaching: Three Experiences

by Lois Wyatt, Tom Bello, and Debra Tuler  Lois Wyatt The HEAL:BCC curriculum opened numerous doors for our program. It opened a topic… Read More

September 2001 / Instruction, Online Facilitated Course, Professional Development, PROGRESS, VALRC, Virtual Learning

Professional Development in Your Pajamas: Adult Learning Online

by Cheryl Fuentes  “I’ve been in Adult ESL for almost 10 years—is there anything new out there that I should know?” If you have any experience… Read More