Adult Literacy Instruction

The ability to read - and to read fairly well - is often basic to getting a good job. Adult literacy instructors work in the government, in schools and with volunteer organizations to teach adults better reading skills. Keep reading to explore academic and career options related to this field.

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Literacy has normally meant the ability to read. In some workforce programs, literacy has come to include a broad range of skills, including math, oral communication, organization and planning. This broader type of adult literacy instruction is due to the growing number of immigrants for whom English is a second language. However, literacy in reading is still commonly the only area meant by the word 'literacy' and the primary concern of adult literacy instructors.

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