Integrating Transitional Jobs and Contextualized Literacy: An Implementation in Chicago

Mar 27, 2013 | by
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Transitional jobs programming offers a unique opportunity to develop highly contextualized adult basic skills curricula that use workplace materials, tasks, and situations as the basis for academic lessons. This presentation from the national conference of the Commission on Adult Basic Education highlights Heartland Human Care Services' program that links adult learning to transitional work at its urban farm and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.