Literacy

Philosophy on Literacy

It will be my responsibility as a teacher of language arts to challenge, motivate, and support students in becoming proficient readers, writers, speakers, listeners, and thinkers. The common goal for students is to become independent readers and writers, but the paths that they will take to achieve this goal will be very varied. Students' learning...
Jan 8, 2015 |

How to Locate Financial Literacy Curriculum

Today's high school and college age youth face many financial challenges and find the 'old-school' financial literacy curriculum boring. It is important to provide today's youth an exciting way to pick up critical money and entrepreneurship lessons.
Dec 24, 2014 |

College Financial Literacy Programs

According to recent reports there is a financial crisis sweeping the country has affected everybody, but college student have been some of the hardest hit. Many people forget to consider is how it will affect their children's college education. Now days it is tough to get a student loan and this is even affecting many current students....
Dec 24, 2014 |

Why Numeracy and Literacy Testing is Good For Everyone

There are some basic skills that are critical for success - being able to read and write and count are all core skills to get ahead in today's world. But beyond being proficient, there are clearly some people that are better with numbers than others. According to recent research at Melbourne University, numeracy and literacy testing can be good for...
Dec 24, 2014 |

Literacy Degree - Increase your schooling procedures

Persons in improving their schooling abilities can attend any literacy education course and obtain a literacy degree. Probably the most significant educational license in this domain is a Master's Degree in Literacy Education. Master's literacy degree can be acquired by students through web-based system that can be conveniently completed in mere...
Dec 24, 2014 |

India's Top 10 States According to Women Literacy Rate

According to surveys taken in 2011 the education rate of India is 74.04%. The education rate for men in India is 82.14 %. On the other hand education rate for women the numbers are little less and about 65.46%. Although the women in India are stepping in every field of life but they lag much behind in literacy ratio according to men in India.
Dec 24, 2014 |

The Role of Libraries in Literacy Education

Provides library instruction, articles, links to resources, bibliography of library instruction papers and other related information.
May 12, 2016 |

Literacy.org

Contains information about the University of Pennsylvania's resource for the development of literacy, their projects, partners, and publications.
May 3, 2016 |

Literacy Center

Resource for programs and projects that promote individual and family literacy throughout Missouri.
May 3, 2016 |

Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN)

Nonprofit charitable organization serving as a center for research, information, and knowledge exchange on literacy and essential skills.
May 3, 2016 |

Center for Adolescent Literacies at UNC Charlotte

Aims to develop instruction programs deemed relevant and effective for adolescents and for those who work with them. Provides tutoring and community outreach programs.
May 3, 2016 |

Ohio Literacy Resource Center

Coordinates with government agencies and other organizations to support adult literacy programs and services in Ohio.
May 3, 2016 |

Northwest Territories Literacy Council

Collaborates with individuals and groups to advance and support literacy and vital intellectual skills in all official languages of the Northwest territories.
May 3, 2016 |

Center for Digital Literacy

Interdisciplinary, collaborative research, and development center established to facilitate the understanding of information, technology and media literacy impact on children and adults.
May 3, 2016 |

Financial Literacy in College | Financial Literacy Video

Financial Literacy in College: http://www.iGrad.com In preparation for financial literacy month, iGrad visited college campuses to test the financial literacy of today's students. You may find the results surprising. The purpose of this video is to call attention to the need for improved financial literacy curriculum in college, and explore the...
Mar 15, 2017 |

Beyond the classroom walls (Financial Literacy)

A look at how four students at the Community College of Baltimore County deal with the financial challenges of staying in school and reaching their academic goals.
Mar 15, 2017 |

Buy Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Stock Ahead of Q2 Earnings

Copper producer Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) is set to report second-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings results ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell. Thanks to efforts to trim its massive debt, the... Read More

Is the Clock Running out on Freeport-Mcmoran Inc (FCX)?

With Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) preparing to release second-quarter results on Tuesday, July 25, Berenberg analyst Fawzi Hanano is out with a bearish forecast. Hanano opined, "Freeport has... Read More

Freeport Indonesia mine workers extend strike for fourth month

JAKARTA/TORONTO (Reuters) - An estimated 5,000 workers at the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport-McMoRan Inc's (FCX.N) Indonesian unit will extend their strike for a fourth month, a... Read More

Texas Pastor Asks For Prayers and a Miracle While Wife and Newborn Fight for Their Lives

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This Mom Freaked Out During a New Kids on the Block Concert and the Photos Are Hilarious

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How to Make Lightened Up Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Because there’s no greater dessert combo than peanut butter and chocolate, we created these healthier peanut butter kiss cookies that are low in fat and calories, and still totally tasty. Watch the... Read More

'James Bond 25' Gets 2019 Release Date

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Olivia Munn Talks About Her Experience Making — and Meeting — 'The Predator'

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'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets': What's the Deal With the Doghan Daigus?

'Valerian' director Luc Besson tells Yahoo Movies about making the Doghan Daigus, standout alien creatures in the movie that look like ducks, sell info Read More

Democrats hope ‘better deal’ message will resonate

Congressional Democrats rolled out their message for the 2018 midterm elections Monday, vowing to focus on raising wages and creating jobs as they vie to reclaim majorities in the House and Senate.... Read More

Jared Kushner and the politics of nepotism

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrives to speak to the media outside the West Wing on July 24, 2017. Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s trusted senior aide and son-in-law, will be questioned... Read More

Alabama Senate candidate uses tape of congressional shooting in campaign ad

The campaign of a Republican congressman running for the Senate, Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, is being denounced after releasing an ad Monday that uses audio from a shooting that targeted GOP... Read More

Hot new job for middle-class students: manual labor

Hunched over their workspaces in a dusty, sunlit room in the North Bennett Street School in Boston’s North End, Jim Reid-Cunningham’s bookbinding workshop seems grateful for an interruption. “It’s... Read More

How do refugee students make the jump to Germany's universities?

Mohamad Taqi Sohrabi has had to fight for an education his entire life. An Afghan refugee born in Iran, Mr. Sohrabi says it wasn’t easy for him to go to school. Sohrabi was eventually able to... Read More

In Ethiopia, model drought defenses are put to the test

Battered by drought and civil wars, more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of starvation in what aid workers call the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II. But... Read More