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Helping Adult to Read today

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Today is International Litercy at the Library. And learning to read is just not for kids:

32 million adultsWhile up-to-date estimates of how many Americans struggle with basic literacy are limited , the National Center for Education Statistics estimates that32 millionadults in the United States can’t read

How do you teach basic literacy to adults?Tips for teaching adults to read..

  1. Be patient.Adultstudents may take longer than children withreading, particularly if there is alearningdifficulty involved. …
  2. Be positive. Don’t let your students get discouraged by the challenges they are facing. …
  3. Be respectful. …
  4. Be creative.

You can volunteer to help locally and here with The United Way

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International Literacy Day

Welcome to my Library ! Today we are celebrating International Literacy Day at the Library... 8 September was declared international literacy day by UNESCO on 26 October 1966 at 14th session of UNESCO's General conference. It was celebrated for the first time in 1967. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, [...]