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At least one-in-five adults need help to develop their confidence in reading, writing and speaking. Photograph: PA Literacy among the adult population needs dicussing, and the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) is pleased that The Guardian is highlighting the issue . A recent NIACE inquiry into adult literacy found that those with the poorest literacy skills have been helped least over the past 10 years, and that we need a range of ways to help them improve their skills. But it is important not to reduce a complex issue to a simple problem that can be easily fixed. People with poor literacy need to be taught by qualified and experienced teachers.
Editors are a busy lot, always having to decide what goes into a publication and which does not. Hence, it’s no surprise that many print magazines do not encourage unsolicited submissions. But if you are an ambitious writer, one who harbours dreams of making it big in the publishing world, you may need to use this path to get yourself noticed. (Image source: Fotolia ) The problem is, there is a lot of substandard writing out there, and they are cramming your entrance. Therefore, editors have decided to make the search process a little easier – albeit, for them.
Worldreader We often talk about the power of the Internet to spread knowledge and information globally, to make digital content accessible and affordable. But as we’re also often caught up in the “latest and greatest” gadgetry, sometimes we overlook that broad promise of global education and accessibility.
Digital literacy can boost employability and improve student experience | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional"The nature of knowledge is changing and, in this digital age, our definition of basic literacy urgently needs expanding" Photograph: Nick Gregory / Alamy/Alamy The nature of knowledge is changing and, in this digital age, our definition of basic literacy urgently needs expanding. With an estimated 90% of UK jobs requiring some level of IT competency , the notion of digital literacy – those capabilities that equip an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society – is one that needs to be taken seriously by colleges and universities.
Despite the growing use of multimedia in classrooms, schools remain primarily text oriented. This is a major problem for significant numbers of learners who struggle with text. No matter how capable they may be in other respects, these students are not “academically” oriented in the ways that tend to matter most in the classroom. For many, it’s a processing issue. Others have difficulty with the physical mechanics of writing.
Posted by admin | Posted in Interactive Whiteboard , Knowledge (remember) , Language Arts , Primary Elementary , Secondary Elementary , Teacher Resources , video , Websites | Posted on 27-02-2012 Tags: computer , fun , games , glossary , IWB , learning , Spelling , teacher created games , terms , video , vocab , vocabulary , wordia , words What it is: Wordia is a site that has been around for a little while, I recently took a look at it again and was pleasantly surprised with the updates.
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