Legacy Lives on: Laubach Literacy Primers Digitized in 52 Languages and Counting  
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 21, 2023 in categoryNews

In the coming days, a language spoken somewhere in the world will disappear. It happens roughly every two weeks. Of the estimated 6,000 languages spoken around the world, 43% of them are in danger of dying out, according to the United Nations (U.N.). 

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5 Keys for Effective Professional Development
Posted by ProLiteracy on February 16, 2023 in categoryNewscategoryMember Tips

Teachers and tutors make a difference in what we do. But many adult education and literacy programs, especially small ones, have both limited staff and financial resources to support professional development. So it’s important that what they choose is effective. 

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A Forum on Supporting Mental Health in Adult Literacy and Education 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 08, 2023 in categoryFacts & Research

The connection between mental illness and depression and decreased physical health is widely known and discussed on a regular basis. But have you considered how mental health impacts education? Do you factor in mental health when assessing adult literacy students’ progress or persistence?   

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ProLiteracy Instructor Spotlight: Anne Larsen, Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 07, 2023 in categoryStories from the Field

At Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley (LVNRV) in Virginia,  Anne Larsen is known as their “Wonder Woman” because she’s saved the day time and again. 

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From the Desk of the CEO: The Next Steps for Adult Literacy
Posted by ProLiteracy on February 02, 2023 in categoryCEO Desk

Over the past year I’ve seen many positive signs that the adult literacy field is on the cusp of something great. Something that will shift the trajectory for low-literate adults, communities, and the country as a whole. That something is equity through improved literacy. And we’re going to do it collectively as a field as part of The Adult Literacy and Learning Impact Network (ALL IN). 

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