is defined as the degree to which an individual has the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions (Ratzan & Parker, 2000; U.
This journal provides an opportunity for all literacy
educators to contribute to discussions about literacy
learning, whether in the form of feedback or opinions about articles that have been published, or by writing an article for publication.
But growing numbers of administrators are working to end the middle school literacy
slide by restructuring the school day and providing staff development in literacy
to every teacher, from music to physical education.
One reason is the dearth of empirical evaluations of the benefits and outcomes of media literacy
lessons, including its applicability across differences in culture, media use orientations and pre-existing knowledge.
No one knows better than CPAs about what a huge problem financial illiteracy is--it is rampant throughout our state and our country," said Mitchell Freedman, CPA/PFS, a founder and chair of the California Jump$tart Coalition and a member of CalCPA's Financial Literacy
The authors helpfully weave true stories of literacy
coaches' experiences throughout the chapters, providing authentic examples that can be used as guides for professional development as well as program development.
The adult learners - 24 in Simi Valley and five in Moorpark - all are seeking help learning to read, said Paula Petrossi of the literacy
Many resources are designed to help consumers learn more about personal finance, but 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
stands out from the others by giving CPAs an effective way to help individuals focus on the specific personal finance issues affecting them most.
is not to be confused with the ability to read, although at least a quarter of Americans read at the fifth grade level or below, while the majority of patient education materials are written at or above the 10th-grade level.
For many years public librarians and adult educators have been involved in the written aspect of communication (that is, the ability to read and write) through various literacy
and Racial Justice: The Politics of Learning after Brown v.
The goal of this program announcement (PA) is to increase scientific understanding of the nature of health literacy
and its relationship to healthy behaviors, illness prevention and treatment, chronic disease management, health disparities, risk assessment of environmental factors, and health outcomes including mental and oral health.
The purpose of this article is to report the outcomes of literacy
instruction used by special education students in a * federally funded master's degree program known as Project LEAD: Leadership for Educators Amid Diversity.
Saskatchewans recipient of the 2017 Council of the Federation Literacy
Award (COFLA) is Marilyn Stearns of the Saskatchewan Literacy
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations' (UN) International Literacy
Day will be observed on September 8 to raise people's awareness of and concern for literacy
issues in the world.