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Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an adult literacy instructor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of adult literacy instructor resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.2% of adult literacy instructor resumes contained lesson plans as a skill. Let's find out what skills an adult literacy instructor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Adult Literacy Instructor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Develop lesson plans and individualized academic activities based on student's needs.
  • Designed and facilitated literacy and language-based lesson plans for ESL students
  • Prepared lesson plans and instructed clients within adopted curriculum.
  • Prepared lesson plans for adults while accommodating individual needs.
  • Prepared lesson plans regularly using appropriate teaching skills.
  • Developed individual lesson plans for sixteen students.
  • Develop and/or implement approved lesson plans.
  • Prepared lesson plans for classroom instruction, and obtained or prepared instructional material for classroom use.
  • Develop lesson plans for instruction to Adult learners who are learning to speak the English language.
  • Developed lesson plans and activities for over 75 students ranging from 5 to 13 years old.
  • Analyze and produced solutions based on feedback of professors to lesson plans that did not succeed.
  • Developed individual lesson plans for five to eight students as well as for small groups.RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Instructed adult literacy high school level mathematics using lesson plans and real life contextual learning experiences.
  • Developed lesson plans and teaching materials for use in remediation for reading and writing skills.
  • Prepared lesson plans and served as an instructor on survival techniques to teens and adults.
  • Developed financial literacy lesson plans, taught subject matter in classroom settings for 20 students.
  • Designed lesson plans that accommodated the needs of all learners enrolled in the course.
  • Incorporate career exploration, job readiness, and college readiness skills in lesson plans.
  • Prepared lesson plans and outlines for effective delivery, which resulted in effective delivery.
  • Help adults learn to read, understand program curriculum, and develop lesson plans.

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2. Adult Education

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Here's how Adult Education is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Planned and organized yearly Adult Education graduation ceremony for adult detainees and their family members
  • Provide basic adult education literacy instruction to program participants.
  • Keep up-to-date on adult educational techniques.
  • Instructed Adult Education classes in Mathematics, Language Arts, Computer Science, Medical Terminology, First Aid and CPR.
  • Enhanced public awareness of Adult Education services as well as to generated referrals through public speaking in the community.
  • Prepare and deliver core content area instruction to the adult education population.
  • Conducted adult educational assessment, testing, and instruction.
  • Co-managed 6 week Adult Education Class.
  • Worked collaboratively with Adult Education Instructors providing instructional assistance relative to student needs including Keytrain/WorkKeys instruction.
  • Developed a Culinary Arts Bootcamp for career-focused adult education.

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3. Classroom Management

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Here's how Classroom Management is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Maintained classroom management using interactive exercises and cooperative learning techniques to assist students in achieving their educational goals.
  • Developed innovative classroom management to assist each student to successfully progress through the planned program of study and achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated classroom management of three different classes with a max of 25 students per class.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for best classroom management.
  • Attended professional development workshops focused on learning goals and classroom management.
  • Attended a variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.

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4. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Achieved approval by American Safety and Health Institute for CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens and AED training site.
  • Learned many wilderness skills such as pitching a tent, hiking, search and rescue, CPR, rock climbing.
  • Teach classes including Breastfeeding, Child Care, Siblings, CPR, Grandparents, and Toddler/Infant classes.
  • Instruct CPR, SAMA, and Driver's Safety courses for Harris County Hospital District.
  • Organized patient visits and activities in conjunction with the Diabetes Clinic.CPR Instructor
  • Certified to perform CPR and first aid in an emergency.

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5. Professional Development

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Here's how Professional Development is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Attended Reading coordinators and ESL professional development seminars and workshops.
  • Presented professional development to teachers and administrators Created and implemented multimedia presentations Created written documents Communicated with professionals
  • Planned/facilitated grade-level and interdepartmental meetings and designed/facilitated professional development seminars for school practitioners.
  • Provide a framework for teachers to increase their professional development and knowledge assessment of instructional practices available to maximize student learning.
  • Created and implemented new curriculum training to be used statewide for professional development for providers and early childhood professionals.
  • Document attendance and learner assessments* Regularly administer TABE testing to assess learners' progress* Attend regular professional development events or conferences

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6. Literacy

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Here's how Literacy is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Research and assess appropriate adult literacy materials to ensure appropriate fit tailored to individual and group adult literacy need.
  • Formed liaison with business, education, government and military representatives to promote literacy throughout the local community.
  • Work with SPARK literacy staff to implement creative and engaging after-school literacy games/activities for program participants.
  • Implemented and Coordinated instructional programs for families in need of literacy or remedial academic services.
  • Instructed adult students in defined areas of financial literacy to maximize their independent financial functioning.
  • Research and design curriculum for computer literacy courses as a Bilingual Digital Literacy Instructor.
  • Assessed children on their current literacy abilities using the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening assessment.
  • Created new marketing brochure to increase awareness of organization and adult literacy resources and instruction
  • Promoted adult literacy and collaborated with community businesses and other post-secondary schools.
  • Create contextualized literacy curricula designed to maximize job preparedness for participants.
  • Worked individually with students in educational achievement and literacy level.
  • Provided instruction in financial literacy college preparation, and transition.
  • Presented literacy lessons to adults via live interactive satellite broadcast.
  • Provide family literacy instruction on-site for qualifying adult students.
  • Support children's development with supplementary activities for literacy.
  • Trained faculty on research-based educational methods for literacy instruction.
  • Coordinate instructional plans with Early Childhood Family Literacy Instructors.
  • Collaborated with peers to develop a comprehensive literacy program.
  • Advised 8 classroom assistants on providing literacy instruction.
  • Aided in development of Family Literacy Program newsletters.

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7. Subject Areas

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Here's how Subject Areas is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Tutored students one-on-one in specific subject areas to ensure their successful graduation.
  • Tutored/instructed all subject areas in preparation for the General Education Development Test.
  • Instruct and facilitate classes in a correctional setting in all subject areas.
  • Developed, organized, and coordinated a training plan that encouraged success in all subject areas for seventeen students.
  • Teach all subject areas for students who are obtaining high school diplomas via online learning.
  • Formulated learning policies, programs, schedules and course work in various subject areas.

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8. Mathematics

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Here's how Mathematics is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Worked cooperatively with the schools Talent Development instructor to provide students with higher level thinking mathematics instruction.
  • Explained course-specific content help for students who needed tutoring assistance in introductory mathematics courses.
  • Teach mathematics and reading to adults in a weatherization program Teach mathematics for culinary classes
  • Collaborate with colleagues to design a mathematics curriculum map.
  • Conducted group/individual mathematics and science activities.
  • Assist adult learners in completing mathematics in preparation for General Education Diploma testing.

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9. Small Groups

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Here's how Small Groups is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Worked with students individually and in small groups with at risk reading levels.
  • Guided students with multi levels of reading, in small groups and one-on one instruction.
  • Structure and implement intensive, systematic instruction in small groups to students who score below the benchmark on universal screening.
  • Assisted students in small groups to improve their writing of narrative, speculative, explanatory, and expository open-ended responses.
  • Engage students through humor and activities designed for maximum interaction in large and small groups.
  • Work individually and in small groups with children who are not meeting state standards in math and/or reading.

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10. Adult Learners

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Here's how Adult Learners is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Instruct adult learners in technology and preparing them for International Computers Drivers License certifications test.
  • Develop a forensic curriculum geared towards adult learners.
  • Teach alternative-diploma courses for adult learners and ELL students
  • Administer and assess TABE Assessment to provide a solid foundation for effectively assessing the skills and knowledge of adult learners.
  • Work one on one with adult learners in the County with basic reading skills.
  • Provide student-centered instruction for adult learners in reading, writing, and spelling.
  • Provide direct reading instruction using the Wilson Reading System to WLC adult learners.
  • Prepare advance level adult learners to complete and pass the new TASC HS Exam
  • Challenge adult learners using current and complex text in core content areas.
  • Teach designated course to adult learners at their homes or public setting.
  • Developed instructional program using NYS Standards for Adult Learners & ESOL.
  • Provide instruction in ESL/ELL to adult learners in a post-secondary setting.

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11. Intellectual Disabilities

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Here's how Intellectual Disabilities is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Planned curricula, developed syllabi, certificates/proposals for the Garden State Pathways to Independence for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Project

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12. Social Studies

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Here's how Social Studies is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Instructed adults in math, reading, writing, science, social studies in preparation for GED.
  • Instructed all areas of the GED exam (Science, Social Studies, Reading, Math & Writing).
  • Utilized reading comprehension strategies in social studies
  • Instructed Adult Learners in Social Studies and Basic Mathematics at the Transitional level in preparation for the GED exam.
  • Provided educational assistance to at-risk students in the area of Mathematics, Science, English, and Social Studies.
  • Prepared materials and classroom for student activities in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

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13. ESL

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Here's how ESL is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Appointed to co-chair the ESL Division of the Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education (PAACE).
  • Provide ESL instruction in small group and whole group experiences to Adult English Language Learners
  • Conducted Beginning-Intermediate ESL and Civic classes for new immigrants ages 18+.
  • Prepared and taught integrated lessons in all aspects of ESL.
  • Hired to teach adult ESL students at Black Hawk College.
  • Provide low-intermediate through advanced level ESL instruction to young adults.
  • Write Curriculum for zero level ESL students.
  • Mount Vernon, WA Initially volunteered as an instructor in ESL (English as a Second Language).
  • Provided instruction in beginning reading skills, GED preparation, ESL, and computerskills to UGA employees.
  • Instructed Advanced (Post-GED) ESL learners.Conducted Reading and Writing Workshops, along with Computer Skills Training.
  • Assisted in the teaching of an ESL course Assisted in the teaching of a GED course
  • Instructed multi-level ESL, GED andTaught in traditional classroom, home and migrant camp settings.

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14. Instructional Materials

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Here's how Instructional Materials is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Adopt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet student s diverse needs and Missouri Content Standards.
  • Organized classes, lead workshops and demonstrated proven instructional strategies to work and develop struggling readers.
  • Developed instructional materials to provide individualized, personalized and differentiated instruction to diverse adult student populations in instructor led classroom.
  • Provided instructional materials and resources to teachers, conducted professional development, and scheduled district-mandated testing.
  • Developed instructional materials and adapted an assigned text according to student needs and educational goals.

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15. Special Education

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Here's how Special Education is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Co-Directed School Leadership Team as the special education pedagogical expertise role.
  • Grade level chair, responsible for supporting a team of 14 regular education and 6 special education teachers.
  • Served as school ELL and Special Education Liaison actively supporting both populations.
  • Requested for long-term, permanent substitute assignments focusing on either secondary math and science instruction, and secondary special education.
  • Collaborated with special education and classroom teachers in an inclusion and pullout instructional setting.
  • Provided learning modifications given by the special education teacher and the general education teacher.

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16. Student Learning

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Here's how Student Learning is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Employed hands-on activities and interactive techniques to encourage student learning and build a community within the classroom.
  • Assessed student learning process and recommend more effective study procedures.
  • Used instructional methodologies resulting in delivery of highly customized student learning to meet individual student learning styles.
  • Earned positive verbal/written feedback from Physicians and Caregivers regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Coordinated numerous educational, recreational, and cultural field trips to enhance student learning and development.
  • Prepared lessons that reflected accommodations for differences in student learning styles.

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17. Diverse Population

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Here's how Diverse Population is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Communicated with a diverse population of students, from every socioeconomic level, and educational level
  • Collaborated with other teachers to meet the needs of this diverse population of students.
  • Worked to adapt lessons and activities to meet the needs of a diverse population of students.

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18. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Prepared classroom materials for class activities Review instructional content and methods Provided information, guidance and preparation to perform outside of classroom
  • Proofread student essays and class assignments for accuracy in content, style, and grammar.
  • Provide homework and in-class assignments to help students practice and understand the material.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Provided individual and group class activities.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.

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19. Individual Needs

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Here's how Individual Needs is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Conducted regular assessments and adapted instruction to meet individual needs of unit residents.
  • Tutored adult students according to individual needs.
  • Determined curriculum based on individual needs.
  • Provided specific lessons to students depending on individual needs.
  • Selected and/or developed a variety of teaching techniques and approaches in presenting material to meet individual needs.
  • Collaborate with other instructors to develop and implement individual education plans to meet the individual needs of each student.

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20. Basic Education

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Here's how Basic Education is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Administered the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) to assess students' educationallevel.
  • Designed, implemented and assessed curriculum for adult basic education learners in a self-directed teaching position.
  • Maintain and update a library of educational material in adult basic education.
  • Utilized approved Adult Basic Education and GED curricula and provided an innovative learning environment.
  • Developed a curriculum that integrated technology, adult basic education, and workplace skills.
  • Work collaboratively with Adult Basic Education Instructors in the fulfillment of assigned curriculum.

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21. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Maintain linkages with community resources and generic service providers.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with local social service organizations, other community resources, and government agencies.

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22. Communication

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Here's how Communication is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Maintained communication with service coordinators on daily basis regarding client issues or concerns.
  • Enabled students to develop sound critical thinking, reading, writing, and communication skills before entering the workforce.
  • Implemented activities that were designed to emphasize communication, social skills, and emotional health.
  • Used a variety of teaching and grouping strategies to encourage communication.
  • Help students improve critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Developed and taught curriculum for independent living for adults in a day program Taught self-advocacy and communication skills

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23. ELL

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Here's how ELL is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Generate curriculum for Beginner-Literacy to Intermediate-Level Adult ELL Courses.
  • Created and delivered reading lessons specific to different learning needs such as ELL, struggling readers and learning disabled.
  • Worked with immigrant students and ELL population.
  • Provided English-language tutoring to ELL students.
  • Provided ELL services as needed and utilized a variety of instructional strategies.
  • Teach the ELL class for adults in the evening.

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24. Student Records

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Here's how Student Records is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Developed individual learning plans; supervised teacher's aide, maintained student records, managed classroom.
  • Managed pertinent student records for state, local, and federal officials.
  • Completed and maintained student records and documentation which included student achievement records, performance observations, and measures of proficiency.
  • Recognized offenders who completed educational program guidelines with approved certificates and maintained student records.
  • Utilized training management system database to manage student records.
  • Maintain accurate student records and regularly evaluate student and departmental needs and progression.

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25. Basic Computer

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Here's how Basic Computer is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Provided community adult education courses in Microsoft office and basic computer navigation.
  • Instructed students with 4th-6th grade reading levels in basic reading and writing skills - Conducted basic computer skills and job research courses
  • Assist students with basic computer needs to access information pertaining to GED testing.
  • Educated students on basic computers - components, operating system, and Microsoft applications.
  • Integrated technology in the classroom for basic computer skills and work skills.
  • Instructed learners on creating resumes, and assisted with online job searches using basic computer skills

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26. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Introduced students to Internet, Web quests, PowerPoint and Email.
  • Generated research topics for students to conduct individual web searches to developcomputer familiarity and internet skills.
  • Instruct adults in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Instruct adults in Internet and Email use.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Incorporated technology into training using video and internet.
  • Researched educational resources on the Internet and assisted with information retrieval.

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27. Conflict Resolution

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Here's how Conflict Resolution is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Maintain control at all times while in the classroom and handle classroom issues through conflict resolution.

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28. Grade Level

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Here's how Grade Level is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Administered TABE to applicants to identify their grade level and to develop their individual educational plans upon enrollment.
  • Developed and adjusted curriculum to accommodate individual needs and varying grade levels.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels.
  • Increased students' reading scores one to three grade levels through direct, sequential Orton-Gillingham, among others, based instruction.
  • Facilitate the alignment of reading, writing, speaking, and listening components across classrooms, grade levels, and teachers.
  • Utilized data driven instruction, DIBELS, and progress monitoring to move students to on or above grade level reading proficiency.

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29. Public Schools

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Here's how Public Schools is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Established positive community relationships through quarterly dance performances to raise interest in funding arts programs in public schools.
  • Recruited students from Chicago Public Schools to participate in the program.
  • Serve as liaison to Chicago Public Schools.
  • Enforce all Milwaukee Public Schools and Milwaukee Recreation policies and rules.
  • School Webmaster: Creation and regular maintenance of JW Lilley School official website for Gloucester Township Public Schools.
  • Developed and delivered adult education courses for Dearborn Public Schools as a part-time contractor.

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30. Educational Goals

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Here's how Educational Goals is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Motivate and nurture adults as they prepare for life skills, continuance of educational goals and GED preparation.
  • Assisted adult students in learning and achieving educational goals.
  • Develop strategies to motivate and encourage consumers to maintain attendance and achieve their educational goals.
  • Implement designated adult education curriculum to foster the acquisition of educational goals for students.
  • Helped inmates establish educational goals and motivate inmates to further their education.
  • Prepared individual educational goals/plans to ensure student success.

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31. Assessment Tools

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Here's how Assessment Tools is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Conduct student assessments and develop assessment tools.

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32. ABE

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Here's how ABE is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Developed and taught an ABE skills program for students with developmental disabilities over the age of 26 in a residential setting.
  • Instructed adult students in group and individual sessions for ABE, Pre-GED, and GED preparation.
  • Facilitated classroom instruction in math, reading, writing, and ESL for ABE learners of all levels.
  • Developed curriculum for Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses incorporating technology.
  • Developed curriculum and taught PC, GED and ABE adult education classes.
  • Educated students in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED).

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33. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Developed a curriculum for an 8-hour course for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Developed PowerPoint presentations in all course work to better enhance teaching experience and individualize instructions for students.
  • Designed PowerPoint presentations and learning aids to enhance student comprehension.
  • Employed available instructional technology including Internet and PowerPoint.
  • Developed a PowerPoint presentation and handouts on nutrition and exercise to present and educate agency relations and their clients.
  • Have experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.

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34. Attendance Records

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Here's how Attendance Records is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Prepare learning activities Teach basic beginning English Keep attendance records Interact with students
  • Maintained student attendance records along with further performance analysis and documentation.
  • Submitted attendance records and mid-term/final grades report to administration.
  • Documented yearly assessments and kept attendance records.
  • Prepared and submitted lessons, attendance records, students contact logs for classes and administered assessments to students as necessary.
  • Maintain current records on all students, including accurate attendance records.

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35. Direct Instruction

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Here's how Direct Instruction is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Organized direct instruction methods to help adult inmates learn how to read.
  • Direct instruction along with Plato in order to assist students with credit recovery.
  • Teach identified children through use of Direct Instruction program.

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36. Civics

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Here's how Civics is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Developed curriculum for English, Civics and Parenting instruction.
  • Conduct multi-level Adult English language and Civics classes at Oakland International High School.

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37. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Collaborate with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and students engagement.
  • Collaborated closely with other staff members to plan activities centered on academic enrichment and social interaction for students attending the program.
  • Collaborate with staff members and instructors to assess program and workshop effectiveness to further develop and improve enriched learning environment.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships
  • Provide functional direction to part-time staff and assist in mentoring new part-time staff members.
  • Helped train new staff members in the outdoor education material and instructional methods.

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38. Goal Setting

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Here's how Goal Setting is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Conducted student assessments and testing, educational/vocational goal setting and options counseling.
  • Lead and advised adult classes in life skills such as goal setting, budget planning, and time management.
  • Teach personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy.
  • Help our students develop plans and goal setting.
  • Participated in annual business plan development, to include SMART goal setting.
  • Coached students individually on goal setting, problem solving, and accessing resources necessary to achieve objectives.

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39. Windows

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Here's how Windows is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Developed curricula and taught structured classes in Beginning Computer, DOS and Windows operating systems.
  • Instruct General Motors employees in Windows, Word, Excel and Access
  • Instructed courses on Office Management, Introduction to Windows, Keyboarding I and Keyboarding II
  • Instructed Microsoft 2002 Windows Office Programs classes.
  • Supported Windows computer lab, as well as other computer teachers at Poway Adult School.
  • Provided beginner and advanced courses to the general public on Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, and other Windows programs.

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40. at-Risk Youth

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Here's how at-Risk Youth is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Program provides reinforcement via learning modalities and ensures retention within surrounding urban communities serving at-risk youth in faith-based settings.
  • Developed individualized self-pace programs for business/computer courses and GED preparation, taught at-risk youth business education courses and GED preparation.
  • Provide educational opportunities for at-risk youth.
  • Assisted in all aspects of operation, maintenance, administration and academia for at-risk youth
  • Assisted with program recruitment and determined eligibility as per WIA regulations for at-risk youth ages 16-21.
  • Prepare adults and at-risk youths for High School/GED and secondary education.

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41. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Adult Literacy Instructor jobs:
  • Use real life scenarios as well as basic principles of financial management to ensure easily digestible and retainable information.
  • Facilitated budgeting, financial management, and GED basic skills preparation classes.

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In this Specialization, you'll develop basic literacy in the language of business, which you can use to transition to a new career, start or improve your own small business, or apply to business school to continue your education. In five courses, you'll learn the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, operations, and finance. In the final Capstone Project, you'll apply the skills learned by developing a go-to-market strategy to address a real business challenge...

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Financial Planning for Young Adults
coursera

Financial Planning for Young Adults (FPYA), developed in partnership with the CFP Board, is designed to provide an introduction to basic financial planning concepts for young adults. The FPYA course is organized across eight separate modules within a 4-week window. Topics covered include financial goal setting, saving and investing, budgeting, financial risk, borrowing and credit. Because financial planning is such a personal topic, you will be encouraged to define your own financial goals and o...

New Learning: Principles and Patterns of Pedagogy
coursera

Education is in a state of flux - transitioning from traditional architectures and practices to new ecologies of teaching and learning influenced by the tremendous social and technological changes of our times. What changes are afoot today in workplaces, civic life and everyday community life? What are their implications for education? What are the possible impacts of contemporary social transformations on teaching and learning - including in the areas of technology, media, globalization, divers...

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'Talk to me': Improving mental health and suicide prevention in young adults (2021)
edX (Global)

Poor mental health affects one in four people, and young adults are particularly susceptible. Do you feel confident approaching the topic of mental health with people you care about, or are concerned about? 'Talk to Me': Improving mental health and suicide prevention in young adults , is a German-Australian collaboration developed in response to the growing need to provide young people and those around them with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to recognise, identify, and respond to...

20 Most Common Skill For An Adult Literacy Instructor

Lesson Plans11.2%
Adult Education10%
Classroom Management9.8%
CPR9.8%
Professional Development8.1%
Literacy7.4%
Subject Areas4.4%
Mathematics4.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Adult Literacy Instructor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
11.2%
11.2%
2
2
Adult Education
Adult Education
10%
10%
3
3
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
9.8%
9.8%
4
4
CPR
CPR
9.8%
9.8%
5
5
Professional Development
Professional Development
8.1%
8.1%
6
6
Literacy
Literacy
7.4%
7.4%
7
7
Subject Areas
Subject Areas
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Mathematics
Mathematics
4.1%
4.1%
9
9
Small Groups
Small Groups
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
Adult Learners
Adult Learners
3.3%
3.3%
11
11
Intellectual Disabilities
Intellectual Disabilities
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Social Studies
Social Studies
2.9%
2.9%
13
13
ESL
ESL
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Special Education
Special Education
2%
2%
16
16
Student Learning
Student Learning
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Diverse Population
Diverse Population
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Class Activities
Class Activities
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Individual Needs
Individual Needs
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Basic Education
Basic Education
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Communication
Communication
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
ELL
ELL
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Student Records
Student Records
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Basic Computer
Basic Computer
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Internet
Internet
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Grade Level
Grade Level
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Public Schools
Public Schools
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Educational Goals
Educational Goals
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Assessment Tools
Assessment Tools
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
ABE
ABE
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Attendance Records
Attendance Records
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Direct Instruction
Direct Instruction
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Civics
Civics
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Goal Setting
Goal Setting
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Windows
Windows
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
at-Risk Youth
at-Risk Youth
0.2%
0.2%
41
41
Financial Management
Financial Management
0.2%
0.2%

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