Adventure is a way of doing; it is not just an activity in and of itself. If the word adventure conjures up images of activities like rock climbing, rafting and parachuting, pause for a moment and imagine instead the way in which an activity is performed. A lesson/activity becomes an adventure if an element of surprise exists, if activities compel one to do things they have never imagined possible.
COVER TO COVER
First Literacy Hosts Open House Thanking Supporters and Showcasing Progress Towards Eradicating Low Literacy Throughout Massachusetts
On September 21 First Literacy opened its doors to the public for the first time in two years. Like many other organizations, the pandemic forced the First Literacy office to close resulting in virtual gatherings.
Literacy is most commonly defined as the ability to read and write. While this skill may seem straightforward, literacy is a rather complex skill that deserves a more complete explanation.
On August 18 Boston Mayor Michelle Wu hosted the 2022 First Literacy Scholarship Ceremony at the Great Hall in Boston. The ceremony celebrated the 33 adult learners who were awarded First Literacy Scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year.
As the importance of community colleges has become part of the public consciousness, this integral step in an adult’s educational dreams is out of reach for the 43 million potential students in the United States who possess low English literacy skills. It’s sometimes assumed that these adults are new to the country, but this is not always the case.
Are You Ready for September? Resources And Tips to Help Teachers of Adult Learners Prepare For the School Year
It’s August. Where did the summer go? Like most teachers, you’re probably looking toward September, thinking about what might invigorate your lesson planning, and even taking inspiration from wherever your summer took you. If you’re looking for ideas, we have resources that can help.