Literacy

Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What The Survey Of Adult Skills Says

2013

This report takes a look at the United States low-skilled population, identifies policy implications, and offers a set of recommendations.

Administrators
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National Literacy Directory

2017

A searchable database of over 7,000 local literacy programs and GED testing centers across the country.

Adult Learners
Family and Community Supporters

Achieve the Core: Instructional Materials Evaluation Tool (IMET)

2016

IMET is a tool for evaluating a comprehensive textbook or textbook series for alignment to the Shifts and major features of states’ challenging academic content standards.

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Instructional Staff

Understanding the Basic Reading Skills of U.S. Adults: Reading Components in the PIAAC Literacy Survey

2015

This report breaks down the results of the 2011 PIAAC Survey, which assessed the cognitive and workplace skills needed for success in the 21st-century global economy.

Administrators
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Teaching Analogy Phonics

2015

This resource can be used for teaching English letter-sound patterns or phonics.

Instructional Staff

How Much Are the Peppers?

2003

These short videos were created for teachers who are teaching lower levels of adult ESL.

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Does Numeracy Matter More?

2006

 This research from the United Kingdom, discusses the importance of numeracy.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Teacher Trainers