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Does the Literacy Level of an Adult Affect Their Ability to Vote?
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on November 11, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

 

For millions of adults the biggest concern on Election Day isn’t the long lines, but rather being able to read the ballot. For voters unable to read, low literacy creates a dark cloud over the polls that rains intimidation, confusion, and embarrassment.


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Linking Root Words and Derived Forms for Adult Struggling Readers: A Pilot Study
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on September 03, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
Linking Root Words and Derived Forms for Adult Struggling Readers

Check out this week's excerpt from the new ProLiteracy research journal, “Linking Root Words and Derived Forms for Adult Struggling Readers: A Pilot Study”by Susan H. Gray.

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Multigenerational Effects of Adult Education on Family Learning
Joyce Hartman



A growing body of research on early childhood education (ECE) preschool programs that have been studied longitudinally for some half a century suggests that, to a very large extent, the long-term success of these programs can be attributed to the adult education received by the parents of the preschool children


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The CrowdED Learning Solution
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on August 14, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
The CrowdED Learning Solution

Finding high quality, free or open education resource teaching and learning resources on the Internet is a common challenge for adult basic skills (including ESOL/ESL) teachers. Finding high quality, free or open education resource teaching and learning resources on the Internet is a common challenge for adult basic skills (including ESOL/ESL) teachers.

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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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