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4 Tips to Combat Financial Illiteracy
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on May 09, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips


Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. According to Money Management International, most consumers experience some level of financial illiteracy that significantly impacts their everyday lives. 


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The Need for Spanish Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on April 17, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryMember Tips


Adult learners who are not literate in their native language find it more difficult to learn, read, and speak fluently in a second language. Formal education isn’t always an option for Latino immigrants, especially adults. Teaching native-language literacy first can significantly increase the percentage of Latino immigrants who feel confident enrolling and succeeding in English language classes and other adult education classes. 

Learn more about how Spanish literacy and online courses like Leamos™ can help.


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Audiobooks for Adult Literacy? It’s Not a Myth!
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on March 29, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips


In the basic education classroom or tutoring environment, audiobooks have traditionally been used to instruct English as a second language (ESL) learners, individuals with learning disabilities, and individuals who are either learning to read or are improving their reading skills.

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Nigeria Comes Face to Face with a HUGE Literacy Crisis
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on February 08, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the Field


Drug abuse, malpractice, cultism, communal clashes, terrorism, and various criminal acts such as armed robbery, human trafficking, kidnapping, and juvenile delinquency, are all on the rise in Nigeria. And the country’s minister of education, Adamu Adamu, correlates this state of affairs with illiteracy.

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4 Cold Hard Facts About Health Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on January 30, 2018 in categoryFacts & Research


Only 12 percent of adults in the United States have a high level of health literacy, according to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy. In other words, nearly nine out of 10 adults lack the skills needed to fully manage their health care and prevent disease. These adults are more likely to report their health as poor, and are more likely to lack health insurance.

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