At the Library

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 that 32 million adults in the United States can’t read

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

  1. Be patient. Adult students may take longer than children with reading, particularly if there is a learning difficulty 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 http://getconnected.uwsle.org/agency/detail/?agency_id=9755

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