ESL and Postsecondary Education
KQED Education offers training, media-rich curriculum and online resources for educators in adult schools, community colleges and universities, with a particular focus on ESL teaching and learning. Media literacy and 21st century literacy skills are central to our work.
Edspace | May 14, 2013
Posted by ESL Insights
Immigrant adults come to ESL classes for a number of reasons- communicate effectively in their new homeland, become literate
for the first time in their lives, do better in their jobs or get a better job, move on to higher education and career training,
and help their children do better in school. While most of adult learners have multiple reasons to learn English,the motivation
behind these reasons is to be better integrated in their new land.
Curriculum guides available for download. All field-tested by ESL practitioners.
This project offers a series of authentic interviews with former ESL students who are employed in vocational areas that offer interesting career opportunities. Curriculum activities accompany the interviews.
As technology transforms the way students learn, they increasingly become producers as well as consumers of media. What are the implications of these changes for teachers and their students?
This curriculum encourages students to be informed about green issues and proactive in choices they make.
Students learn about managing money, banking, credit, debt and more while developing proficiency in English.
Students examine how green collar jobs present new opportunities while developing proficiency in English.
Health education resources designed for colleges and adult schools, targeting intermediate to high-level ESL students.
Educator resource guide on immigration issues specifically designed for ESL learners.
Drawing on key media literacy concepts, these lessons focus on developing critical thinking and language skills in ESL students.
Copyright and Media Education
Why is copyright an issue for educators? See our copyright page.
View the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Education for detailed guidance on the complex issues involved.
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