ProLiteracy

Adult Literacy Education Journal – New Issue

ProLiteracy has published a new issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. This free online, peer-reviewed research journal is published twice a year. Each issue has a theme. This special issue explores research, policy and practice that look at adult literacy education through broader and longer-term lenses. A rich… Read more

Using Newspapers in the Classroom

ProLiteracy recently released some videos on using newspapers to teach adult literacy and adult ELL students. Find ideas in these for using The Westcoast Reader. Listening for Beginning Sounds Listening for Vowel Sounds Finding Sight Words Looking for more inspiration? Using the Westcoast Reader in the EAL Classroom, a session at the Decoda Conference 2017,… Read more

Adult Literacy Education Journal – new issue

The second issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy has been released. It contains the following articles: Health Insurance Literacy and Low Wage Earners: Why Reading Matters Journeys of Transcultural Literacies: Working Toward Transformative Learning in Adult Literacy Education The PIAAC Numeracy Framework: A Guide to Instruction Why White… Read more

New Adult Literacy Education Journal

Have you had a chance to read some of the articles in this new adult literacy education journal? Here’s a reminder from earlier this year when it was first released. The inaugural issue of ProLiteracy’s Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy has been released. This online, peer-reviewed journal will be… Read more

Investment in Adult Basic Education

ProLiteracy has produced a new white paper, The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education. It reviews Stephen Reder’s large scale, longitudinal research on the benefits of adult literacy programs and presents the implications of the findings for policy. The long term, positive impacts of adult basic skills programs on economic gain, employment opportunities, health,… Read more

Story of an Adult Literacy Student

Earlier this year, The Secret Lives of Americans TV documentary series included a segment on Cleo, a loving and supportive mother from Alabama who has always encouraged her children to pursue their educational goals — all while struggling to share her own literacy issues with her family. In this video she talks about the impact… Read more