Literacy Week in Review

   ~ a recap of articles making headlines in literacy

January 3, 2019

Happy New Year!
We are back in the office and looking forward to another successful year of promoting literacy across Northeast Ohio. This week we're sharing some stories from December, and next week we'll be looking forward with ideas for advancing literacy in 2019.

This Week in Early Literacy:

Learning Can Take Place Anywhere 
See how one city's  library  system created spaces for children to engage in the joy of reading in one of the most ubiquitous spaces. How do you envision meeting your learners where they are?

How Dancing Makes Us Smarter 
This innovative program from Toronto combines movement with learning. Through creative expression students are learning math concepts such as fractions and geometry. 

This Week in Adult Literacy:

Looming Job Gaps in Northeast Ohio Require Specialized Skills
Read TeamNEO's take on an immense gap in the workforce in the next five years. These are areas needed for future workforce development. How can we guide learners towards these skills?

Employers Can Strengthen The Basic Skills of the Workforce
This guide from The Open Door Collective offers solutions to employers to upgrade the quality, quantity, and accessibility of basic skills development opportunities for the workforce. 

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