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Reading and Writing

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

Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : Memes and Faulty Analogies 3 Jun 22, 2018
Discussion : Digital assistive and universal design tools for those with reading or writing disabilities 1 Jun 21, 2018
Discussion : "Stand and talk" activity 12 Jun 21, 2018
Discussion : How podcasts can improve literacy 11 Jun 21, 2018
Discussion : GED® Completion Rates? 90 Jun 20, 2018
Discussion : Defining Reading 32 Jun 20, 2018
Discussion : Welcome Amber Fornaciari! Jun 19, 2018
Discussion : Is Aunt Bertha in Your Family? Jun 18, 2018
Discussion : final report: Career Pathways Programming for Adult Learners in Chicago, Houston, and Miami Jun 11, 2018
Discussion : Does teaching history and science improve reading comprehension? 3 Jun 5, 2018
Discussion : Online Course: Differentiated Instruction and Lesson Planning 164 Jun 4, 2018
Discussion : Adult learner leaders as speakers (e.g. for K-12 audiences) who give talks about their experience learning to read as an adult 2 Jun 2, 2018
Discussion : Call for Session Proposals: Georgia’s 2018 Adult Education Fall Conference May 30, 2018
Discussion : Post moved to Defining Reading Discussion May 29, 2018
Discussion : Free & Open Resources for Academic, Employability, and 21st-Century Skills 4 May 23, 2018
Discussion : Reading and Writing in Google's Digital Literacy Curriculum May 21, 2018
Discussion : Digital Crossword Puzzles 3 May 16, 2018
Discussion : Students Writing their Own Questions for Discussion 1 May 15, 2018
Discussion : Google's Digital Literacy Curriculum for Problem Solving and Job Skills May 11, 2018
Bulletin : Federal funds helps libraries work with Adult Education & Workforce Development 4 May 11, 2018
Discussion : What is the Scarcity Mindset? 14 May 10, 2018
Discussion : Thinknology Pilot Opportunity May 9, 2018
Discussion : Openings in TEAL online courses May 8, 2018
Discussion : Research studies on Native Americans and Literacy 3 May 8, 2018
Discussion : Adding complexity through one-question interview May 7, 2018