"We at the Ohio Literacy Resource Center are very pleased to introduce Beginnings. This publication is a first step in honoring and supporting adult student writers in Ohio. It takes a place with other OLRC projects for students and teachers such as Recommended Trade Books for readers and The Math Newsletter and statewide math day for those interested in math."
In Archimedes' time the agora was a marketplace where folks could find almost anything they needed. In the Eureka! AGORA you will be able to find an "Assemblage of Great Online Resources for Adults". In other words, you will be able to find a wide variety of resources to use in your classroom.
These are the 1999 GTE minigrants. They were made possible by the generosity of GTE and the collaborative effort of the National Institute for Literacy, the Ohio Literacy Resource Center, the State Resource Centers for each of the states represented here, and of course the teachers and students from each of the programs who dedicated their time and energy to completing each project. The primary goals for these projects were to integrate technology into the classroom experience and to expand resources for the adult literacy community.
This monograph is intended as a brief overview of effective literacy instructional practices that can be employed in nearly all phases and with all participants of Even Start programs that deal with literacy education. The primary audience for this handbook is teachers who work with children and adults on literacy. A secondary audience, however, is parents who wish to promote literacy learning among their children.