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Human Development Index

development", "medium human development", and "low human development" countries. HDI was devised and launched by Pakistani economist Mahbub ul Haq, followed by Indian economist Amartya Sen in 1990. The HDI is a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, and standards of living of a country. It is a standard means of measuring well-being, especially child welfare. It is also used to distinguish whether the country is a developed, a developing or an underdeveloped country, and also to...

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Communication for Marginalized Populations

patient deserves to be treated fairly and with respect regardless of their physical appearance. 3. How do you improve communication between caregivers and patients with low health literacy? Patients with disabilities? Children? Improving communication between caregivers and patients in a low health literacy population requires the ability of the care giver to speak to the knowledge level. If you leave the patient confused it adds to the anxiety of the patient and their overall ability...

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Nstp Planning Form

PLANNING FORM Name of the Program or Project: Brief Description of the Program or Project: GENERAL OBJECTIVE: To train the NSTP-CWTS students to become parateachers of literacy and numeracy skills to schoolchildren/out of school youth children and other segment of the society in need of our assistance. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE | ACTIVITY | STRATEGY | RESOURCES | TIME FRAME | EVALUATION | 1. To share specific information about the different subjects educated in elementary schools.2. To help the...

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Alternative Learning System 705 1

Normal University Cebu City, Philippines Abstract: The study assessed the implementation of the alternative learning system program along provision of life skills, increased literacy and quality of living. It was revealed that the provision of life skills was attained to a great extent. The program was able to increase literacy as evident in the successful passers of the alternative learning system accreditation and equivalency (ALS A&E) test. After completion of the program, the ALS passers improved...

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The Way of Financial Capability Is Through Financial Literacy: Indian and Global Scenario

The way of Financial Capability is through financial literacy: Indian and Global Scenario Asst. Prof. Prajakta Joshi N-12, Maurya Vihar, Near Sahajanand Society, Kothrud, Pune -38 Email – prajakta32@yahoo.co.in Contact no. - 9371207428 The way of Financial Capability is through financial literacy: Indian and Global Scenario Abstract In every stage of life people face challenges to take certain financial decisions. Financial...

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A Précis on Negotiating with Learners, Inclusive Learning, Integrating Functional Skills and Communication

factors are taken into consideration. It is the instance along the learner’s journey into achievement when the learner, the teacher and the curriculum are combined (Wilson 2006, p134). Often considered to be the critical start point, assessment of literacy, language and numeracy will identify strengths and areas for development but a fully detailed learner profile needs to incorporate previous experiences of learning, preferred learning style, learning difficulties, personal circumstances as well as...

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How children learn to read and write, with use of quality texts to support

used consistently to support evolving children’s literacy (Lerer, 2009). Newer methods such as synthetic phonics include developing the relationship between sounds and written word. This essay will highlight different strategies and methods that have been developed, and their effectiveness in developing a child’s literacy skills from a young age. McGee & Richgels talk about ‘each child’s journey through the wide and varied landscape of literacy development being unique’. They explain that ‘decoding...

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technology experiences

Project #1: Technological Literacy Narrative As we know and have read, technology is everywhere; it permeates our lives, even when we don’t want it to. Apparently, “what’s wrong with kids these days,” is that they are too connected. However, others point out that adults, too, are rather focused on their technological lives. But does this make us literate in technology? As an educator, I’ve seen students use certain programs and applications to supplement their projects, yet many do not know...

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Health Literacy and Education

Health literacy was first established in 1974. At this time, it was a discussion based on health education and the policies affecting the health care system. (Simonds, 1974, cited in Ratzan, 2001, p. 21). Different definitions of health literacy exist all around us. It is commonly referred to a person’s capability and capacity to gain and understand the basics of written and oral health care information, as well as appropriate services needed (Ratzan and Parker, 2000). The term literacy basically...

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Prose Synthesis

provided more citizens with high-level science, math, and literacy, the public schools have continued pushing children through school without the students showing any sign of advancement or comprehension. A report done by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, focusing on people from the ages of 16 to 26 in 24 different countries, showed that America was "weak-to-poor" in all three areas of literacy, science, and math. In literacy the US adults scored a grim 12 percent in high-level...

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