Today, I was proud to announce that Florida is launching a new initiative to improve literacy by delivering free books to students in elementary school who are reading below grade level. Read more – https://www.flgov.com/2021/07/22/governor-desantis-celebrates-the-signing-of-house-bill-3-and-announces-270-million-in-investments-to-improve-student-literacy/ …pic.twitter.com/OpoX5QEYSf
One thing COVID has exposed is the gross lack of education and intelligence in significant parts of the Australian population. This is the result of the downgrading of education for several decades now. Basic scientific literacy, critical thinking… all absent.
Allegations of sexual abuse have exposed cracks in the foundation of Young Chicago Authors, Free Write Arts & Literacy, and the city's spoken word community.
My investigation for
Stop telling ppl to "Just trust science." Those who believe in it are more likely to believe + share FALSE claims containing scientific references than ppl who don't trust science. Trust isn't enough. Teaching sci literacy +critical evaluation are critical https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022103121000871?via%3Dihub …
Hard pill to swallow, especially sa mga financial advisers dyan: No amount of financial literacy webinars won’t change the fact that people earning minimum wage cannot adequately save money, invest, and get insurance if they're barely trying to get by from paycheck to paycheck.
here for the normalizing of the phrase "Boss Baby Problem" when referring to limited literacy in the arts https://twitter.com/tombomp/status/1417955613401919497 …
Every time a child is dismissed, punished, or ridiculed for emoting, it slowly dissolves their self-esteem + more Affecting emotional literacy, confidence in establishing boundaries, seeking help, knowing it's okay to feel, adds to shame, adds to a formation of the innercritic.
Big Saturday Read: The things we should have been taught at school. ‘’I do not know if these gaps still apply but certainly, there are four competencies that I would like to promote: *critical thinking; *constitutional literacy *financial literacy and *Entrepreneurship.
The July 26 Movement evolved from rebel fighters to literacy brigadiers, to workers going on strike, to citizens sabotaging the US puppet government. This movement eventually established a socialist republic in Cuba, which delivered real freedom to the Cuban people. pic.twitter.com/xOPjlzyL7l