5 Keys for Effective Professional Development
Posted by ProLiteracy on February 16, 2023 in categoryNewscategoryMember Tips

Teachers and tutors make a difference in what we do. But many adult education and literacy programs, especially small ones, have both limited staff and financial resources to support professional development. So it’s important that what they choose is effective. 

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Why the 5 Factors of News Literacy Matter 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on January 23, 2023 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryMember Tips

Have you heard the one about Buffalo Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin collapsing on the field January 2 and suffering a cardiac arrest because of a COVID-19 vaccine?  Or what about the Vatican disinviting President Joe Biden from the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI? Using five simple factors, News Literacy Project’s Rumor Guard proved both claims to be false. 

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4 Apps That Empower Adult Learners

In the always-evolving digital age, being able to use technology is becoming a necessity, especially in education. Educational apps have become more popular, instructing on topics from basic education and literacy to workplace readiness, financial literacy, and more. 

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The Personal Reason one Tutor Got Involved with Citizenship Program 

The process of becoming a U.S. citizen is not easy. For the thousands that do it every year, naturalization is proof of their determination and dedication. It often takes months of learning the history and laws of the U.S., practicing oral interview questions, and waiting for notification to take the exam. Once they receive notification, applicants often have to drive hours to their state’s field office to take the exam.  

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3 Things to Consider Before Starting an Adult Learner Book Club
Posted by Rebecca Eller-Molitas on July 11, 2022 in categoryMember Tips

Book clubs can be a wonderful addition to your adult ed toolkit. They place an emphasis on reading, comprehension skills, and deeper content discussion, and they’re driven by participants rather than by teachers and textbooks.  

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