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How We Are Building Literacy Worldwide
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on September 08, 2021 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

In 1966, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared September 8 as International Literacy Day. The day serves to “remind the international community of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities, and societies, and the need for intensified efforts towards more literate societies.” 


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Include Adult Learners in Your Future Plans
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on September 02, 2021 in categoryAdvocacy

ProLiteracy needs generous forward-thinking friends like you to support our mission and create brighter futures for adult learners.


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Program Navigates Need to Spread Health Literacy and Access to Basic Needs

Eight years ago, something really great happened in Alaska. The Alaska Literacy ProgramProvidence Alaska Medical Center, and University of Alaska Anchorage collaborated to find a way to reach and address the health care needs of the immigrant and refugee community: people helping people. 


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There’s a Lot to Learn Outside of the Classroom
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 13, 2021 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryMember Tips

In Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Kenosha Literacy Council takes students into the community to learn firsthand how to access necessary daily resources. 


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BlendFlex and HyFlex Models to Increase Student Engagement and Retention
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 11, 2021 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryBlended Learning

In the current issue of the research journal, David J. Rosen from Newsome Associates explores Flex learning models to address the challenges of student engagement and student persistence. Specifically, he looks at the new teaching and learning models HyFlex and BendFlex, possible through technology. 


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