Adult ​Education and ​Workforce Development Resource Page

This page complements the book, The 6 principles for ​Exemplary ​Teaching of English Learners®: Adult ​Education and ​Workforce ​Development. Organized by book chapter, these additional materials and resources can help you learn more about ​The 6 Principles® and how to implement them in your classroom, program, or school. For the purposes of a book study group or self-reflection, discussion questions for each chapter are also provided. ​

For additional resources and information on The 6 Principles®, please visit The Principles and Products pages.

​The 6 Principles ​​Quick Overview:

Principles


Chapter 3

Additional Teaching Resources

The following links are resources mentioned in the chapter, which can help teachers incorporate The 6 Principles® into their instruction.

The Cultural Orientation Website provides in-depth introductions to major refugee groups in the United States in the form of briefs, videos, and image libraries.

The Government of Canada maintains an archive for researching every ethnocultural immigrant group in the country.

How to select words to teach

Teachers can help learners share the products of their learning in meaningful ways

Instructional resources for working with adult English learners

Additional tools available on Pinterest.

Readability measuring tool: Coh-Metrix

Web-based texts on lower reading levels about topics that most adults find useful and interesting

The GO TO Strategies: Scaffolding Options for Teachers of English Language Learners, K-12, many of which are very useful in the adult English language learning classroom

Further Reading

PDF-vsm Discussion Questions for Chapter 3



Chapter 4

Additional Teaching Resources

The following links are resources mentioned in the chapter, or related to them, which can help teachers incorporate The 6 Principles® into their instruction.

Mutually Adaptive Learning Paradigm® Instructional Approach

Accounts of migration journeys of people from different ethnicities and circumstances

Guidance for teaching English learners with low literacy

Universal Design for Learning

Further Reading

Guidance for teaching English learners struggling with mental health issues

Hewitt, J. E. (2017). Yes I Can: A Mental Health Guide for Adult Literacy Facilitators

Pashang S., Biazar B., Payne D.E., & Kaya Z. (2018). Teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL) to Refugees: Trauma and Resilience. In S. Pashang, N. Khanlou, & J Clarke J. (Eds.), Today’s Youth and Mental Health. Advances in Mental Health and Addiction (pp. 359-378). Springer, Cham.


PDF-vsm Discussion Questions for Chapter 4



Chapter 5

The following links are resources mentioned in the chapter, or related to them, which can help teachers realize The 6 Principles® into their instruction.

Learning at Work in the United States Preparing for Hospitality Careers in Canada Preparing for Work in Australia Learning in Affordable Housing in the United States An Adult Basic Education ESOL Program at a Community College​

Further Reading


PDF-vsmDiscussion Questions for Chapter 5