Blog

Remembering the Literacy Legend Who Learned to Read at 54
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 09, 2017 in categoryStudent Stories
0 Comments

Archie Willard, founder and first president of VALUEUSA, passed away February 25. He is remembered as a devoted and compassionate advocate of adult literacy and health literacy, and as an inspiration to adult learners everywhere. 



Read More


How Well Do You Know Women’s Issues?
Posted by Alesha Anderson on March 06, 2017
0 Comments

Our pledge is to continue providing literacy services to women who need them, while trying to find new ways to reach women who are not receiving services. We believe that literacy is a critical foundation to achieve gender equality. Please show your support for women around the world by taking our quiz to test your knowledge about women’s literacy and gender equality. Share your results on social media and encourage others to support gender equality through literacy.


Read More


Possible Cuts to Federal Programs May Impact Literacy
Posted by Peter Waite on March 01, 2017
0 Comments

Spring is traditionally budget season in Washington, D.C., and this spring will bring a number of recommendations and proposals that may give us a hint of what is to come for adult literacy at the federal level. For instance, last week, it was suggested that a number of federal programs that support literacy programs may be on the “hit list” for elimination. 


Read More


3 Reasons Behind the Digital Detox of E-book Readers
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on February 27, 2017
0 Comments

What is a physical copy of a book to you? Reading a printed book is a more relaxed and focused experience when compared to reading on a digital device. Your eyes don’t have to strain against that blue light projecting from the screen of an e-book. And without all the distractions, interactions, hyperlinks and multi-functions, you have the ability to digest any length of literature uninterrupted. 

Read More


Top 5 Mobile Games and Apps for Adult Learners
Posted by Ben Davis on February 09, 2017
2 Comments

Top 5 Mobile Games and Apps for Adult Learners

Gen Xers and Millenials have grown up playing video games and using technology. With the growing reliance on smartphones, people are constantly connected. Knowing this, I wanted to find ways to help adult learners practice important education skills in a fun, convenient way.


Read More


1 ... 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 ... 33

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