What is Meth, Effects of Meth & Facts About Methamphetamine - Meth Project United Natures | United Natures – a United Nations of all species Community Justice Center Silve Life System - Anytime Webinar Replay Ed Online - Adult Ed - Lesson Plans An Introduction to Poetry Amazing things can happen when adult education classes and poetry meet. Struggling readers and writers can find great relief when they discover poetry: complete works of adult literature that can often be read in a few minutes. Poetry builds confidence in inexperienced writers who discover they can produce poetry that is imaginative, funny, and powerful. As is true with all writing, poetry is a place where fluency, vocabulary, and spelling skills can be practiced and improved. Here are a few good books that are full of ideas for reading and writing poetry. Here are a few good poetry web sites. American Academy of Poetry: ( The Poetry Project: ( The World of Poetry: ( The Internet Poetry Archive: ( Atlantic Unbound Poetry Pages: ( Students will be able to:
Epigenetics? - Nobel prize for epigenetics - Epigenome NOE Brona McVittie reports :: October 2007 The following year, a Dutch and US group simultaneously attempted to enhance petal colour in petunia generating similarly odd results. Rather than enhancing the rich purple of the petunia flower, extra copies of the ‘purple’ gene produced a splendid variety of flowers, some with dashes of purple on white, and some completely white. When the researchers looked at RNA levels for the ‘purple’ gene, white flowers showed very low levels, leading them to conclude that the added gene somehow switched off the plant’s own copy. Read the nobel press release
Ed Online - Adult Ed - Lesson Plans Values Clarification Keep in Mind For the most part, basic skills can be taught using any topic or theme. Activity One: Brainstorming a Collection of ValuesActivity Two: Prioritizing Your Individual ValuesActivity Three: Exploring the Number One Value (and Writing a Short Essay)Activity Four: A Value That Has ChangedActivity Five: The Values AuctionActivity Six: Putting It All Together, An Essay on ValuesExtensions With adjustments, these activities can work with students at any level and we suggest adaptations throughout the activities. 1. Activity One: Brainstorming a Collection of Values On a blackboard or flip chart write the word “Values” and underneath it write “What Is Important in Life”. Ask the class what the word value means. Tell the class that you want to them to explore their values. Back to the blackboard. After the group has created the list, try and fill it out a little more. You may want to review the list. Read over the final list. Part One: The Top Ten My Top Ten Values 1.
Financial Abundance Meditation by Abraham Hicks Ed Online - Adult Ed - Lesson Plans Holidays and Observances: Looking at Diversity and Culture Overview: Holidays all over the world provide a meaningful theme for student reading, writing, and researching. Subject Matter Reading, writing (pre-writing, composing, revision, and editing), researching Learning objectives: Students will be able to: Write a personal narrative Use art as a pre-writing activity Research a topic of their choice Write a report on their research Standards National Standards: National Reporting System of Adult Education standards are applicable here. Materials: Media Components Although this unit can be very low tech, you can use media to enrich the lessons. Materials Foam core, poster board, or bulletin boards are needed for the displays the students make in the “Culminating Activity.” Prep for Teachers
Piecing It All Together 2of2 Rob Williams The Psychology of Change Ed Online - Adult Ed - Lesson Plans Use the new Internet Library for Adult Learners Overview: Using the Internet for research can be overwhelming. (The Westchester County Library System, with the help of Brooklyn, New York, and Queens Borough Public Libraries—created firstfind.info.) Subject Matter Internet, computer skills, researching, critical thinking, reading critically, writing, life skills. Learning objectives: Students will be able to: Use the Internet to answer life skills questions Use an online dictionary Evaluate Web sites Fill in online forms Write about Web sites Standards National Standards: National Reporting System of Adult Education standards are applicable here. Materials: Media Components This whole unit is about media. Materials Nothing much is needed here. Prep for Teachers Review firstfind.info on your own. Also, make sure you check all the Web resources suggested here before trying to use them with students. This unit assumes some very basic computer competencies.