Our ultimate goal as teachers is to enable learners to make use of the skills that they develop in the classroom beyond its walls in their real lives. Adult ESL literacy learners may need initial support in order to connect the dots between what they are doing in the classroom and how these knowledge and skills may be transferred in their real lives. Once they are able to do it, their learning experiences will become more meaningful and enjoyable.
This month, I facilitated a webinar at ESL Literacy Network, “Self-discovery activities in a learning-centred classroom”, in which I looked at the classroom activities to build self-awareness in adult ESL literacy context focusing on the needs assessment, goal-setting, self-evaluation, and learning reflections. The webinar recording is here: