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    Mission and Organizational History The mission of Fond du Lac Literacy Services is to affect community wide-change by improving literacy skills and increasing literacy awareness in Fond du Lac County. Our organization exists to help adults with skills needed to survive and thrive including reading, mathematics, writing, and learning English. Our vision is to see that everyone in Wisconsin has the literacy skills to help them succeed and survive in today’s world. Our organization was founded in…

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    According to “The National Assessment of Adult Literacy” (2003), it has been estimated that fourteen percent of adults in the United States have bel¬¬¬ow the basic level of prose literacy. A well functioned society should consist of well functioned community, and knowing how to read and write is a necessity for the perfect society. Reading and writing are skills acquired in our everyday life such as, reading the newspaper, and writing emails. Nevertheless, many people are still illiterate. In…

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    Traditionally, literacy is used to mean a person’s ability to read and write. However, scholars have expanded the scope of literacy to mean the capacity to use computers, visuals, language, and arithmetic to communicate. Researchers explain that access to information and knowledge through technology is also part of literacy in the modern society. Roser and Ortiz-Ospina explain that a population 's level of education can be measured by the degree of literacy in the society. The world data…

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    Spreading Education to Every Location Why Does This Matter? ● Education is a universal human right, everyone no matter where they are should get access to education. ● Education helps children avoid exploitation because they have to be at school and not at work. ● Workers can find out the basic knowledge and safety of where they work → Since workers right now do not know the hazards they are facing everyday, we can increase their knowledge by sending them to school. ● Education will open…

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    us that they are attempting and wanting to make a difference by developing policies to help school age children. As a member of society, I believe the most humane thing would be to help those that are less fortunate by not having the privilege of literacy. If the educated portion of our society would care for our fellow man a little more by helping them and not make them feel the weight of illiteracy, it would give them the help they need to change and better…

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    Communication Reflection

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    The next task given to me was to write a scholarly research paper with an added twist. I then had to write a letter to an individual and provide the same information in simpler terms. This was not quite as mundane a task as it appeared; switching literacy levels can be a very difficult task. I found it can be very intimidating to write for a peer and then convey the same information to person who may not understand even the most basic of medical…

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    The word literacy is defined as a person’s ability to read and write a sentence. According to the article “Adolescent Literacy”, the literacy problem is getting serious in America because the students feel frustrated and discouraged to read and write when they are in school. Students without a diploma will face problems in getting a good job or promotion to a higher level. The authors, Jimmy Santiago Baca and Malcolm X were having an illiteracy problem when they were in prison. Jimmy Santiago…

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    Literacy is excelling in any area, with full competency. People can be literate through any activities in life such as writing, reading, cooking, singing, drawing, dancing etc. In that case, I am literate because I know cooking, singing, reading, and I can speak fluently english, and bengali etc. However, our society mostly holds up spaces for literacy as reading and writing only. The biggest hurdle that I have encountered in my ability to write are my learning disabilities. All these years of…

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    voice fashion is sort of absent, and since reading is an expression of learning more about a subject, or in the matter of reading a novel is traveling in imagination to another world with the storyline, life incidence and experiences provide me with literacy in an astonishing…

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    Literacy In Schools

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    hands without good reading skills. Numerous researches and statistics prove that our literacy is falling behind in the global academic. This result is cause by different elements, such as unified education system, technology improvement in order to distracts students, schools, and parents are less expected on their children than before, also teenagers are not fully developed to have self-control. Followed by the literacy falls, our posterities are unable to competition with foreign teenagers.…

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