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What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Tutor
What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Tutor

Kara is an adult literacy tutor at Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland, Ohio, an organization that provides personalized education to empower adults to succeed in their communities. There are over 250 tutors like Kara who currently serve over 900 active students and who help with basic education; GED®, TASC, and HiSET preparation; one-to-one tutoring; unique and digital curriculums, and more.


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Why Movies with Captions Should Be Added to Your Classroom
Why Movies with Captions Should Be Added to Your Classroom

Believe it or not, but video captions and same-language subtitles actually improve the literacy skills of both children and adults. So in the case of improving reading comprehension and text interpretation, the old saying “TV rots your brains” just doesn’t hold any value.


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3 Ways Literacy is a Building Block in Africa
3 Ways Literacy is a Building Block in Africa

Check out these three amazing literacy programs in Africa that work with their communities to empower both youth and adults to take charge of and change their lives.

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4 Apps That Empower Adult Learners
4 Apps That Empower Learners

In the always evolving digital age, technology is becoming more incorporated into everything, including in education. Educational apps are popping up from basic education and literacy to workplace readiness and more.   


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Mother, 49, Becomes Literate to Read to Her Son

Denise O'Neal, adult literacy student

Denise O’Neal hid behind a secret for most of her life until one day her 3-year-old son asked her to read a Dr. Seuss book to him. She couldn’t do it. The 49-year-old mother could not read. Denise did everything that she could to get by and make it through school. Always sitting in the back of class to avoid being called upon, she hid her secret and implemented her workarounds all throughout grade school.


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