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Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase is an online resource aiding education professionals in their pursuit of public and private grants to support local programs. Its five elements contain information and resources that assist the grant seeker with developing their project, writing the grant proposal and managing the grant upon its award.

Task 2: Define the Content Teachers Role

Guideline: Content area teachers play a critical role in improving adolescent literacy. Being aware of the issues associated with adolescent literacy enables content area teachers to participate in instructional strategies aimed at helping the adolescent student improve his or her academic achievement.



Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas

This link is to the Alliance for Excellent Education's report Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas: Getting to the Core of Middle and High School Improvement. It discusses multiple aspects of adolescent literacy development from achieving basic reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills to more advanced literacy skills that will enable middle and high school students succeed in academic content areas.


What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy

This link is to a National Institute for Literacy document for content-area teachers. As noted in its preface, "this report summarizes some of the current literature on adolescent literacy research and practice."