Projects & Resources
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1998 Local Program Technology Projects
This site provides the names of the members of the Projects, as well as links to their respective programs, and links to the OLRC and LINCS.
1999 GTE Minigrants
We think these projects provide excellent examples of how adult basic education programs can use technology and how we can all share our experience and expertise with our colleagues.
Advice and Information on Grant Seeking and Proposal Writing
This site offers guidance and assistance with the writing of grants and proposals.
Beginnings: Ohio Writers' Conference
The stories from Beginnings were submitted by Ohio Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) students who were also invited to attend and participate in the Ohio Writers' Conference because of their acceptances.
Beyond Ourselves: Activities for Implementing Ohio's Indicators of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Program Quality
This publication contains a series of activities to be used in Adult Basic and Literacy Education programs which are sorted under various topics. For each activity, a description is given, along with the estimated time, materials, and environment that the activity will require.
Computer Virus Resources
Since September 2002, The Ohio Literacy Resource Center (OLRC), in collaboration with the Ohio Board of Regents Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) Office, has worked with ABLE-funded sites to establish, develop, and implement distance-learning environment.
Domestic Violence Awareness Online
This source presents useful information on domestic violence definitions, domestic violence hotlines, and domestic violence shelters.
Equipping Ohio for the Future
This site provides information on how the Ohio Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) programs have begun developing programs to improve the quality of adult education.
This resource gives ABLE instructors access to strategies, lesson plans, lists of recommended trade books, as well as links to other resources.
Evaluating Internet Resources
Exploring Adult Literacy: Adult Learning Division, CRA
This source is devoted to information on the adult reader and adult literacy programs.
Focus on Women: Women and Literacy Webliography
This site provides a wealth of resources for women, including information on gender issues, parenting issues, and health issues.
For the Common Good
For the Common Good is a statewide project with the goal of facilitating the formation of local interagency linkage teams throughout Ohio.
GED Scholars Initiative
This site provides information on a program for Kent State students who have earned a GED. The program familiarizes these students with the campus and the college atmosphere, as well as offering academic, financial, and social support.
This resource offers links to information and tools for the Internet, including instructional sites for new Internet users.
Leadership Development Institute
The Institute provides guidance on creating a Mission Statement, as well as help with Strategic Planning. Also provided are lists of books for further reading and links to related sites.
The Ohio Literacy Alliance
The Alliance conducts research and develops activities for a range of literacy programs. Provided on the site are links to projects and assessments, as well as the OLA News.
Parent Made Development Toys: Integrating Parenting, Self-Esteem, Literacy & Fun
Provided is a list of easy-to-make developmental toys which help to promote literacy for children of all ages.
Pictures from Conferences & Workshops
Provided are photos from various Ohio Literacy Resource Center conferences and workshops.
Policy & Legislation
This site offers information on state and national legislation and policies, as well as links to government sites.
Recommended Trade Books for Adult Literacy Programs
This publication is a guide to literature that is suggested for adult literacy programs. The recommended books are sorted by category, and some teaching ideas are also available
This site provides categorized lists of resources for teachers. These lists present links to the various web resources.
Workplace Module Development Workshop
This site provides several modules for the workplace, including Problem Solving, Test Taking, Time Management, and Working with Difficult People.