National Family Literacy Month is a great time for families to learn and read together; and although our work at First Literacy focuses on adults, our work impacts the entire family. According to National Institutes of Health, the biggest determinant of a child’s literacy level is their mother’s.
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Is there anyone who doesn’t want to make a difference in the world … whether it be making a difference through their work, or in the lives of others? At First Literacy, we know that our work makes a difference. And those of you who support our work can know that you are making a difference, too.
As the year comes to a close, we tend to spend a lot of time thinking about what we’re grateful for – but how often do we consider how grateful we are for our ability to read and write?
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.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers are accustomed to feeling like they work in a forgotten branch of education. For many, education is something that happens when you’re young. Say the word...