How You Can Help Students Work on Personal Growth
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on March 07, 2022 in categoryNews

In adult education, our instruction is often contextualized to help students succeed at work, pass a high-school equivalency test, or read to their children. Rarely do we incorporate personal growth or self-help content into our lessons. This might be because there are very few of these resources that are accessible to low-level students. 

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Supporting Quality Instruction: Building Teacher Capacity as Instructional Designers
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on March 02, 2022 in categoryFacts & Research

Jen Vanek of World Education—and guest editor of the current technology-focused issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy—kicks off the Forum section discussing how a framework to more efficiently and effectively integrate technology into the classroom would benefit teachers. 

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How Dollar General and ProLiteracy Found a Way to Expand Literacy Access
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on March 01, 2022 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews

About 10 years agoDollar General Literacy Foundationin partnership with ProLiteracyconsidered that there might be a way to approach literacy outreach in the context of social service agencies.  


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Granddaughter Keeps Literacy Legacy Alive

Ed Boucher left school in the eighth grade after failing to pass it three times. He couldn’t read, and his teachers couldn’t figure out how to help him. 

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The Digital Literacy Action Plan: A Strategy for Differentiation and Learner Agency in Digital Literacy Instruction
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 23, 2022 in categoryFacts & Research

In the current issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy, Rachel Riggs writes a Report from the Field that provides adult basic education instructors with a digital literacy action plan.  

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