Blog

Small Program, Big Data: Harnessing the Power of Open Data to Support Your Program
Posted by Jamison Crawford on December 13, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
0 Comments


A small team of scientists has created Open Data Inception, a comprehensive list of over 2,600 Open Data portals and clearinghouses. Chances are, wherever your program is located, there are data through these portals that you can access for needs assessment, baseline community indicators, and grant writing.

Read More


Study Finds Television Can Improve Literacy in India


Adults in India are watching Bollywood television programs with same language subtitling (SLS) and are learning to read and improving their language skills. Bollywood is the name given to the Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. Bollywood films are usually musicals featuring song and dance with melodramatic plots.

Read More


36 Million Reasons Why We Participate in #GIVINGTUESDAY
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on November 22, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
0 Comments


There are 36 million reasons—one for every adult in the U.S. that cannot read, write, or do math above a third-grade level—to join ProLiteracy this Giving Tuesday. Low literacy is a national crisis that affects each and every one of us in every facet of life, although not everyone realizes this.

Read More


Adult Literacy's Role in the Skills Gap
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on November 15, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
0 Comments


There is a gap between what employers want or need their employees to be able to do, and the skills employees possess. Good, high-paying jobs are unfilled while American workers lack the skills to fill them. This keeps many workers in the dark and unable to enter or remain in the middle class. Their lack of advanced skills means they are constantly faced with low wages and the incapacity to accomplish financial stability. What can we do to close the gap?

Read More


7 Time-Management Tips for Students
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on September 19, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
0 Comments


Time management is a life-skill we all need, but it is not an easy one to acquire.  Here are our top seven time-management tips for adult learners.

Read More


1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Categories

Related Posts

Subscribe to our Blog

Never miss a blog post! Sign up to receive daily, weekly, or monthly email blog notifications.

Sign Up

See the Latest Research

Steve Reder paper2

New research proves the correlation between obtaining literacy skills and the return on investment related to improving an adult’s life and future.

Download