Low Adult Literacy Costs The U.S. Millions
How did a professional with 20+ years of experience hide the fact that she couldn’t read from her employer?
Are you a teacher who can’t get a written response from a parent, but, when you call them, they’re excited to talk to you about their child’s progress?
In 2013, Daphne Greenberg – professor in the Educational Psychology, Special Education and Communication Disorders department, adult literacy advocate and principal investigator of the Center for the Study of Adult Literacy – presented at TEDxPeachtree. Her talk addressed the personal and professional impact low literacy has on adults and the U.S. economy, and how adult literacy programs can help improve reading skills.