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Fostering Transformative Learning in Educational Settings
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on July 10, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
Fostering Transformative Learning in Educational Settings

In her article from the Adult Literacy Education Research Journal, Lisa M. Baumgartner covers the elements of educational settings that foster transformative learning.



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The Tech for Teachers Series: 3 Courses for Successful Adult Literacy Instruction
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on June 28, 2019 in categoryMember Tips

3 Courses for Successful Adult Literacy Instruction

Do you want to start prepping and be in tip-top shape for new and returning adult learners in the next fiscal year? Do you need something productive to occupy your downtime during the warm summer days? ProLiteracy Education Network can help you “kill two birds with one stone” and get things done right now.


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The Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on June 07, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryMember Tips
The Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census

The Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census provides everyday information that will help library staff address potential patron and community questions regarding the upcoming 2020 Census.

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The PIAAC Literacy Framework and Adult Reading Instruction
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on June 04, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
The PIAAC Literacy Framework and Adult Reading Instruction

This article is excerpted (with slight adaptations) from the reports Using the PIAAC Literacy Framework to Guide Instruction: An Introduction for Adult Educators (Trawick, 2017) and Bringing Reading Instruction to Life: Supplement to the Introductory Guide (Trawick, 2018). The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) conducted an international literacy assessment for adults in 2012 and 2014, and this article describes how adult educators can use its literacy framework to frame instruction as well.

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Get Ready and Teach: 7 Tips


A good start is critical for teaching and learning. There are many benefits for setting goals to start off a semester of study. What changes are rocking your adult literacy classroom world? Literacy programs provide many services, and helping adult learners with achieving personal goals is one of many tasks.

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