Today, there are a lot of tools and resources that are available to help people develop literacy in different fields and disciplines. Unite for Literacy and discover sites that provide a good understanding of topics such as health, business, arts, entertainment, and culture.
Check out this interesting TEDx Talks video in which Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald leverages the practice of talking to toddlers and babies for nourishing their brains and setting them up for better performances in school and in life in general.
Enhancing literacy is about more than merely the ability to write and read. It involves the development of reading and writing skills, the ability to produce written material and statements concerning our everyday lives. These skills are foundational to having a critical understanding of the world and more complex issues.
Reading skills are developed using different methods such as reading aloud or modeling by the teacher. This is a foundational requirement for learning and can help students cope with the understanding of other subjects that will extend far beyond the classroom doors.