Seeing the need for adult education in the community, our founders began the Adult Literacy League in Since then we have grown to provide Adult Basic Education and English Language classes, GED preparation, and one-on-one volunteer tutoring to over 2, students a year as well as serving hundreds of children and families through our. literacy scale appear in parentheses. Low English literacy is defined as those performing at PIAAC literacy proficiency level 1 or below or who could not participate due to a language barrier or a cognitive or physical inability to be interviewed. The “Mid or High English literacy” label refers to.
Teaching Adults Resources: Online teaching resources list from Literacy Works Chicago. Resources include Adult Learner Websites, Computer Skills and more. Every day, for 35 years, we have helped adults just like you meet their literacy goals. Some goals include learning to vote, reading a newspaper, helping children with homework, using a computer, and getting a better job. Meet one of our tutors and two of our learners and hear their stories.
The following is a list of FREE websites that can help you supplement or even plan your lessons – whether you’re working with an ESL/ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) student or an ABE (Adult Basic Education) student. Adult literacy can change everything. Health. Gender equality. Poverty. Every important social issue is impacted by low literacy. When individuals learn how to read, write, do basic math, and use computers, they have the power to lift themselves out of poverty, lower health care costs, find and keep sustainable employment, and ultimately change their lives.