Literacy

Philosophy on Literacy

It will be my responsibility as a teacher of language arts to challenge, motivate, and support students in becoming proficient readers, writers, speakers, listeners, and thinkers. The common goal for students is to become independent readers and writers, but the paths that they will take to achieve this goal will be very varied. Students' learning...
Jan 8, 2015 |

How to Locate Financial Literacy Curriculum

Today's high school and college age youth face many financial challenges and find the 'old-school' financial literacy curriculum boring. It is important to provide today's youth an exciting way to pick up critical money and entrepreneurship lessons.
Dec 24, 2014 |

College Financial Literacy Programs

According to recent reports there is a financial crisis sweeping the country has affected everybody, but college student have been some of the hardest hit. Many people forget to consider is how it will affect their children's college education. Now days it is tough to get a student loan and this is even affecting many current students....
Dec 24, 2014 |

Why Numeracy and Literacy Testing is Good For Everyone

There are some basic skills that are critical for success - being able to read and write and count are all core skills to get ahead in today's world. But beyond being proficient, there are clearly some people that are better with numbers than others. According to recent research at Melbourne University, numeracy and literacy testing can be good for...
Dec 24, 2014 |

Literacy Degree - Increase your schooling procedures

Persons in improving their schooling abilities can attend any literacy education course and obtain a literacy degree. Probably the most significant educational license in this domain is a Master's Degree in Literacy Education. Master's literacy degree can be acquired by students through web-based system that can be conveniently completed in mere...
Dec 24, 2014 |

India's Top 10 States According to Women Literacy Rate

According to surveys taken in 2011 the education rate of India is 74.04%. The education rate for men in India is 82.14 %. On the other hand education rate for women the numbers are little less and about 65.46%. Although the women in India are stepping in every field of life but they lag much behind in literacy ratio according to men in India.
Dec 24, 2014 |

The Role of Libraries in Literacy Education

Provides library instruction, articles, links to resources, bibliography of library instruction papers and other related information.
May 12, 2016 |

Literacy.org

Contains information about the University of Pennsylvania's resource for the development of literacy, their projects, partners, and publications.
May 3, 2016 |

Literacy Center

Resource for programs and projects that promote individual and family literacy throughout Missouri.
May 3, 2016 |

Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN)

Nonprofit charitable organization serving as a center for research, information, and knowledge exchange on literacy and essential skills.
May 3, 2016 |

Center for Adolescent Literacies at UNC Charlotte

Aims to develop instruction programs deemed relevant and effective for adolescents and for those who work with them. Provides tutoring and community outreach programs.
May 3, 2016 |

Ohio Literacy Resource Center

Coordinates with government agencies and other organizations to support adult literacy programs and services in Ohio.
May 3, 2016 |

Northwest Territories Literacy Council

Collaborates with individuals and groups to advance and support literacy and vital intellectual skills in all official languages of the Northwest territories.
May 3, 2016 |

Center for Digital Literacy

Interdisciplinary, collaborative research, and development center established to facilitate the understanding of information, technology and media literacy impact on children and adults.
May 3, 2016 |

Readers write: Inspiring story, open communication, chain of knitting

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A day for Africans to rise

Across Africa on May 25, thousands of people celebrated Africa Day, an event first marked in 1963 to honor the continent’s liberation from colonial powers. The day was dubbed “Africans Rising,”... Read More