National Center for Family Literacy|
Details about initiatives, research and statistics on literacy, newsletter,
projects, a FAQ, press releases, and links to community programs.
Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF)|
America's largest non-profit children's and family literacy organization.
Applied Scholastics: Opening the Doors to Learning|
Acclaimed as a major breakthrough in education by specialists and lay practitioners
alike, the Applied Scholastics approach developed by L. Ron Hubbard is called Study
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Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy|
Research and community support center whose focus is increasing awareness of the
overall spectrum of literacy issues.
Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)|
LINCS is the literacy community's gateway to the world of adult education and
literacy resources on the Internet. The goal of LINCS is to bring adult
literacy-related resources and expertise to a single point of access for users
throughout the world.
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University of Pennsylvania site concerning literacy for researchers, policymakers,
and practitioners worldwide.
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NYTimes.com - When Backyards Were Laboratories|
Scientific literacy begins at home. [Requires free NYTimes.com registration to
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- published: May 19 2002
Room To Read|
Serves children in Nepal and Vietnam, and was founded on the belief that education
is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and taking control of one's own life.
Verizon partners with local celebrities in communities to connect literacy to a
familiar face, bring attention to a critical issue and raise awareness and funding
for the cause. Find a list of program partners, celebrity helpers, personal
testimonials, and contact information.
Barksdale Reading Institute|
Designed to dramatically improve the reading skills of children through a
systematic and direct implementation of a research-based reading reform model.
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A non-profit organization seeking to inspire a love of books and reading in all
children. Based in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Literacy and Education|
"This page has assorted links to papers on literacy and education, as well as
links to several related gopher archives."
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A collaborative environment for literacy-related resources including news,
discussions, field-generated documents and mailing lists.
National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy|
California's Berkeley hosts the research consortium called NCSWL, aimed at
understanding how writing is best learned and taught--from the early years
through adulthood. Completed research, workshops and publications as well as
researchers are covered.
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- published: Dec 20 1995
Florida International University Library's Information Literacy section enables
links to various academic and practical resources on Literacy research, opinion and
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New Literacy Through Technology|
Is technology developing a whole new kind of literacy? Once-literate people may
find themselves classified as illiterate according to this new system.
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