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Teaching Reading to Adults
Teaching Adults to Read
It may seem like all adults should know how to read in this day and age. The organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has found that 5. With the statistics where they are, you may need to know how to teach an adult to read at some point. Whether you are a teacher, parent, or advocate, you know that literacy is tied to nearly everything do even our interactions in social situations. An adult that is not able to read can have significant issues living in society. But, how do you teach an adult to read?
Jump to navigation. Teaching reading to older learners can be a challenging experience for educators in adult basic skills programs. Teachers may find that every student in a classroom requires different material and that individuals vary greatly in ability level depending on their earlier experiences with reading instruction. Often students experience frustration and anxiety that can get in the way of learning.
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