[AAACE-NLA] immigrants with a high school diploma [faked-from ]
george.demetrion at lvgh.org
Thu Jul 8 16:29:04 EDT 2004
This is an important consideration. A lot of the impact among those
students at a pre-GED level is subtle, often elusive, and sometimes
related to these areas as you mention.
I'm compiling a report on about what about 20 students in our program
learned last year, including the utilizations of literacy in the
external environment. I hope to place the document on a web site, which
if I'm successful, I will provide the link. For starters here's the
questionnaire that some of the students filled out on their own while
others did so with the assistance of their tutors.
Student Interview Questions
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford
Your Name: ________________________________________________________
Teacher's Name & Program______________________________________
1. What did you like most learning about this year? Why? What
didn't you find interesting or satisfactory? Why?
2. What can you do now with your reading and writing that you
couldn't do a year ago?
3. What is still difficult for you in learning to read and write?
4. What are some ways you can work on those problem areas?
5. In what ways are you using reading and writing outside the
program whether at home, shopping, or a community setting?
6. What can you do now in those areas that you couldn't do before?
7. What is it that you still can't do in those settings related to
reading and writing that you would like to accomplish?
8. What would you like to accomplish next year through your
participation in the program? Name at least three things.
9. What topics are you interested in learning more about in your
10. Why do you participate in the program? What do you get out of
it? What does it mean to you? What does literacy mean to you?
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If the parents are poor, their children may not have necessary access to
medical care, nutrition, vision, hearing,and dental care. All these
correlate with school success. Literacy is a gateway to a higher
economic level. Where possible, adult literacy programs should
incorporate links to these resources for the parents so they can help
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