Basic and Literacy Education NET
Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) Net is an online technology
resource center helping practitioners integrate technology into
instruction, administration, and staff development.
Literacy State Education
Federal government's adult, career and vocational education national
information service including lesson plans and virtual library.
This site is a resource of news on current projects pertaining to
literacy. With links to North American and international literacy
sites, Literacy Online provides updated information about conferences
Literacy Resource Center
This online resource center provides a variety of resources to visitors,
organized in three different categories: NCLRC (North Carolina Literacy
Resource Center), Database & Links, and Teach & Learn. Each area
of the site contains up-to-date information and research including
lesson plans and related links.
Adult Learning Service
Literacy Network: Learning Resources
Learning Resources presents interesting adult literacy material
in a way that is useful for multi-level literacy groups. Working
independently or with an instructor, ESOL and literacy learners
are supported reading stories from CNNís San Francisco Bureau. Each
story is presented in outline form, abridged form and the full text.
The ability to listen to the text enhances the story and allows
supported reading. Abundant interactive comprehension activities
are easy to use and provide challenging work for more advanced learners.
The comprehension activity, "Your Turn", allows students to respond
to a question concerning the story. Learners use e-mail to submit
answers that are then posted. The questions also lend themselves
to class discussion and writing. The site is easy to use so the
learner can work independently. Instructors can incorporate stories
into lessons and can use the categories listed in the archives to
Test Prep Review
This Web site provides valuable information focusing on "self-help" in your test preparation. It will help you structure and complete your test preparation and learn how to create a more open, relaxed format for test taking. The site will also help you make the diversity in learning styles a strength rather than a weakness. See how the best teacher is the person who knows you best- YOU!
This innovative site is an online biology resource center for educators. It contains pages on a variety of biology topics, as well as issues of concern to educators.
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
This site is chock full of useful and exciting information about
ancient civilizations. Links provide in-depth articles describing
ancient law, art, architecture, literature, education, and politics.
The site contains a large quantity of lesson plans created by K-12
teachers for use in their classrooms. Lessons are arranged by content
area and grade level, and provide GED teachers ample resources with
which they may augment their coverage of various topics.
for the Liberal Arts
This well-designed site provides teaching materials and source information
for teachers using thematic approaches with a range of liberal arts
disciplines. Developed for teachers of K-12 students, site content
can often be usefully adapted by adult education professionals.
This site is a text and image archive containing a dozen English
versions of the fairy tale Cinderella from throughout the English-speaking
world, dating from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
The site includes an exciting variety of resources for math and
science educators. Includes links and reviews of math and science
sites, interviews with innovative educators, new ideas for teaching
math and science, lessons and activities, and an online advice column.
This site, though narrowly conceived, is a useful and entertaining
resource for GED teachers and students exploring the genre of memoir.
Adult Learning Service
ESL Cyber Listening Lab
This site provides learners with listening quizzes they can do online.
Navigating between pre-listening, listening, and post-listening
activities may be initially confusing for some. However, once familiar
with this, the plain format is easy to navigate. While instructors
may incorporate this into a lesson, it is generally better suited
for independent study. There are general listening quizzes, academic
listening quizzes, long conversations and short listening exercises
all separated according to level of difficulty. The passages are
relevant, authentic and often humorous. The wide variety of listening
activities is a huge benefit.