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Looking to Reconnect, California Library Literacy Services Found 208 Pages of Learners’ Voices
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 13, 2022 in categoryStories from the Field

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when California was under shelter-in-place orders, the literacy coordinators from the California Library Literacy Services (CLLS) were unable to provide services beyond just sending books to learners’ homes. Then they came up with an idea.

 


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Mediating Work and Culture through Dewey’s Integrative Vision of Vocational Education
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 08, 2022 in categoryFacts & Research

The first research article in the new issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy comes to us from George Demetrion of Capital Community College and 1199 New England Training and Upgrading Fund. 


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Expanding Access Gave Us Insight to Make Our Next Moves 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 02, 2022 in categoryStories from the Field

Expanding Access has given us a better understanding of how to develop resources for our field and for the community at large to address the challenge of reaching those who need literacy services. So, now what? As Expanding Access draws to a close, it’s time to bring the project full circle and build on what we’ve learned. 

 


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Crisis Can’t Deter Our Partner Program in Haiti 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on May 24, 2022 in categoryStories from the Field

There is a lot to be said about the resilience of the people of Haiti. The small country saw crisis after crisis in 2021—the assassination of its president Jovenel Moïse, political unrest, gang violence, COVID-19, and an earthquake and cyclone that hit within two days of each other. 


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Teaching Vocabulary: Form, Meaning, Use 
Posted by Rebecca Eller-Molitas on May 20, 2022 in categoryMember Tips

Teaching vocabulary can be challenging, and I'm often asked to do training on this for tutors. Every student and every teacher have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to vocabulary. 


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