Welcome to the LINCS Reading and Writing Group.

The group is a community of practice for practitioners, advocates, researchers, learners, policymakers, and others who are interested in discussing reading and writing in the field of adult literacy.

Topics discussed include:

  • Essential Components of reading instruction
  • Serving individuals with a barrier to employment including those who have low levels of literacy skills
  • Literacy skills, skill-building, and instructional strategies
  • Using content standards in English Language Arts and Literacy instruction
  • Family literacy
  • Learning in context
  • Best practices based on the most rigorous research available and appropriate

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Recent Activity

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : Citing Research Feb 20, 2018
Discussion : Chart It! Feb 19, 2018
Discussion : Krashen on Phonics and Libraries 2 Feb 18, 2018
Discussion : Online Course: Differentiated Instruction and Lesson Planning 137 Feb 16, 2018
Discussion : Recommendations for High-Quality Nonfiction Texts 5 Feb 15, 2018
Discussion : MakeBeliefsComix.com Adds New Features to Help Literacy Teachers, Students 2 Feb 14, 2018
Discussion : Listening = Reading? 12 Feb 14, 2018
Discussion : New Adult on the Block? 1 Feb 13, 2018
Discussion : You are invited to join a zoom Discussion: Grit, Mindset, and More: February 15 6:00 - 6:30 PM CST 4 Feb 13, 2018
Discussion : Nick Foles Speaks about Failure 1 Feb 11, 2018
Discussion : New Reader for those who live on Skid Row in Los Angeles 2 Feb 11, 2018
Discussion : Proper or Improper Staging Feb 8, 2018
Discussion : Reading on a digital platform 16 Feb 7, 2018
Discussion : Intros with Digital Cards! 3 Feb 4, 2018
Bulletin : Save the Dates: Teaching Academic Writing to Adult English Learners Webinar & Discussion 2 Feb 2, 2018
Discussion : Media Literacy for 2018: Four Moves and a Habit 1 Feb 1, 2018
Discussion : Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate 6 Feb 1, 2018
Discussion : Sign-Language=Writing and Reading? Feb 1, 2018
Discussion : Ten Reading Passages Celebrating African Americans Jan 31, 2018
Discussion : Wordless Picture Books as Writing Prompts 9 Jan 30, 2018
Bulletin : Polaroid Funds Massachusetts Literacy! Jan 24, 2018
Discussion : Resume-Writing Tips: Lots of Them! Jan 22, 2018
Discussion : Topics for Our Dialoguing Pleasure Jan 22, 2018
Discussion : Welcome New 2018 Members! Jan 21, 2018
Discussion : HyperDocs for adult basic skills education -- have you made one? Would you like to make one? 55 Jan 19, 2018

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