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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A Guide to Help Low-Level Readers Get Out and Vote
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 27, 2022 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryNews

Every American adult has the right to vote, and Election Day is approaching on Tuesday, November 8. But understanding the U.S. elections system can be difficult, and voting can be intimidating—especially for adults with low literacy.  

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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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Why I Give Donor Spotlight: ProLiteracy Employee Terrie Lipke
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 13, 2022 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryAdvocacy

In this new blog series, we interview some of our wonderful supporters about why they give to the adult literacy and education cause. We’re kicking off the series talking to Terrie Lipke, editorial director for ProLiteracy’s publishing division New Readers Press. 

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