Stories from the Field
Date posted: May 8, 2014
Stories from the Field: professional development for adult literacy practitioners describes in narrative style the work of adult literacy practitioners in Alberta. Written by Sandra Loschnig and based on interviews with 28 adult literacy practitioners working in a variety of settings with a variety of learners, it shares teaching philosophies and instructional practices, celebrates learner success stories, and outlines challenges in teaching adult literacy. Current issues, challenges and innovative work in teaching reading, writing, numeracy and technology are discussed. These stories were previously published individually on the Adult Literacy Research Institute blog. Now compiled in a collection, this is thought provoking material packaged in a readable format.