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Adult Literacy Population Assessments – How Do Adults Rank in Literacy?

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Childhood literacy is the requisite for having an adult population with high literacy skills. While children and adolescents have their literacy skills measured in school, the literacy skills of the adult population are measured by large surveys called adult literacy population assessments. These surveys commonly measure the literacy and competency levels of adults ranging from 16-65 years of age. In the United States as well in as in most other developed countries, there have been multiple...

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The Relationship Between Writing & Literacy

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Writing and literacy are two subjects which are deeply intertwined; so much so that success at one depends entirely on the success of the other. Becoming a strong writer requires the development of two particular literacy skills representative of a strong reader: print awareness and reading comprehension. A child cannot write without first being able to read and recognize the purpose of writing. This is why both writing skills, as well as literacy skills, tend to develop at the same...

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Why Adolescent Literacy Matters Now

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The Literacy Project is dedicated to eradicating illiteracy in children, specifically before they graduate from the second grade. But why is that particular age so significant? The answer to that question lies with the impending approach of adolescence and the changes that take place as a child grows into a young adult. These changes can be environmental, emotional, and behavioral in nature. Studies show that being equipped with basic literacy skills before this milestone takes place can...

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2019 Cheers for Literacy Event Recap

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A crowd of 100 people collected at The Winery in Newport Beach, CA to take part in The Literacy Project’s highly anticipated event, Cheers for Literacy. The event was a friendly bar battle, wherein two teams battled it out to see who could raise the most money, in the form of cash tips, to benefit The Literacy Project. The first team was made up of Master Trainer at Motion Fitness Group, Amy Green, and Founder and Partner of Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLP,  Garrick...

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Readers In The Outfield Event Recap, 2019 Edition

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On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the sixth annual Readers in the Outfield event took place at Angels Stadium. The event, sponsored by the Angels Baseball Foundation and MemorialCare, celebrated the 100 proud second-graders who recently graduated from The Literacy Project program. The Readers in the Outfield event has been held every year since 2013 to recognize the literary achievements of enrolled second-graders. This year those students were proudly representing the Santa Ana Unified and the...

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Five Essential Skills Needed for Childhood Literacy

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The Literacy Project strives to secure a better future for children by helping them improve their literacy skills. Literacy skills simply refer to the skills a child needs in order to read and write. The most essential of these include: Phonetic awarenessVocabularyPrint awareness SpellingStorytelling This post will share why these five skills are so important for childhood literacy as well as some ways you can help to improve these skills with your children at home. We hope that by...

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