Adult literacy tutors are often faced with the challenge of finding interesting, effective teaching strategies for reading, writing, and vocabulary development. Editor Ola M. Brown has addressed that challenge with a resource that incorporates the latest research on how adults learn to read and write/5(5). Tips at Your Fingertips: Teaching Strategies for Adult Literacy Tutors. Brown, Ola M., Ed. Intended specifically for tutors who want to use proven teaching techniques but who have limited time and resources, this book offers dozens of teaching ideas as well as useful information on curriculum development, instruction, and appropriate reading Cited by: 2.
Tips for Teaching Reading Remember to consider your student’s interests and goals when planning any kind of lesson and when choosing teaching materials. Help build your student’s background Information by reading and discussing interesting news articles. If your student has children, encourage him/her to read . Jan 25, · HIGHER ED TEACHING STRATEGIES FROM MAGNA PUBLICATIONS. Effective Teaching Strategies; Tips for Teaching Adult Students. January 25, Brooks Doherty With the number of non-traditional students growing, many educators have discovered that adult learners are fundamentally different than their younger counterparts in many ways. Yet, most Author: Brooks Doherty.
We know much less about effective strategies for teaching adults to read. The National Reading Panel (NRP), using an exacting screening process, found more than studies to review. By comparison, the Reading Research Working Group found only about 70 studies on adult reading instruction and assessment that met the criteria for quality research. An adult chooses a passage that is slightly above the child's instructional level. The child reads the ENTIRE passage aloud (a using an excerpt around words is desirable), while the adult times him or her using a stopwatch. The adult can choose to make an audiotape recording of the child’s reading.
learning, the teacher of adults has a different job from the one who teaches children. Since the ’s, adult learning theory has offered a framework for educators and trainers. Malcolm S. Knowles (), a pioneer in adult learning, based his work on the concept of “andragogy” (the art andscience of how adults .