Teaching children with learning disabilities is quite complicated and poses a unique challenge to both parents who have such children and the teachers whose job is to teach. Normal children learn when very young the way to process information and create an organized plan or approach to overcome problems. It is of no consequence whether the problem is social, academic, or connected to the work they are doing. Children with learning disabilities find such normal processes quite difficult and people are just beginning to understand that these children were born with learning disabilities. This study of nervous disorders creates complexity in coordinating information received, remembering it, and expressing information, and therefore, affects a person’s basic functions such as reading, writing, comprehension, and reasoning. read more
Children with disabilities may not be able to control parent-child exchanges connected to reading which are considered to be an essential part of home literacy experiences which can affect primary literacy acquisition. Parents of children with learning disabilities might not have the capacity or capability to help the child for reading books, and they also might dominate communication if the child does not have the capability to communicate. To make it easier for children to handle books, adaptations are available for turning pages. Page fluffers can be made by putting a large dot of hot glue in the corner of the page. read more
There are some points of school education which are not discussed. The trend of school lunch is continuing from many years. The schools provide food to all children, for which they have to queue and then eat their lunch at the given time. The question is that whether the schools provide enough healthy meals to the children or not? Sometimes the children also get sick and prone to illness because of the food at school. Food is very necessary for the physical as well as the mental growth of children; and therefore, eating the right kind and appropriate amount of food can be very necessary. read more
The educational reforms are part of the rehabilitation the Shelby County Correctional Centers need. Gwendolyn Cuizon (2009) pointed the many benefits of reforms in the Shelby County Correctional Center sector. She points out that carrying out Shelby County Correctional Center education system has benefits to both the individual and the society.
What is illiteracy? Illiteracy is defined as the inability to read and write. The broader view of this basic definition is that an illiterate person may not be able to read basic instructions on a medicine bottle, read a book to their child, find a job on the classified ads, read the front page of a newspaper or even follow basic safety signs. The inability to read and write can mean many things to a person.
Importance of Philosophy in Education
Conti feels strongly about the importance of philosophy in education. To him, philosophy helps an individual to think deeply about his beliefs and practices and ask questions which will help him to look at himself in a different way. Doing this, will furnish the individual with the knowledge he needs about his practices, which will lead to changes in his teaching structure.
The following discourse addresses multicultural and advocacy competencies demonstrating how the course has been helpful in developing one’s proficiency. It is necessary to note at this point that multicultural counseling is of importance since it is aimed at the development and the formulation of guidelines of enhancing counseling education and practice (Arredondo, 1999, p102).
Illiteracy Levels in America
Illiteracy levels in America have also significantly impacted the health care sector with a big number of patients being illiterate. The inability to read medical literature and prescription labels has resulted to an increased number of illiterate patients suffering from frequent health problems and complications due to lack of information. For women who can barely read, cases of unwanted pregnancies are high since they lack the necessary information to help them make better choices. In such cases, a person would normally suffer from stress due to desperation.
Effects of Illiteracy
Illiteracy has profound effects on the individual and society at large. It affects the growth and prosperity of a nation hence the struggle to defeat this threat should include everyone in the society. Education is a valuable tool that helps an individual to become a productive citizen as well as live a life of purpose. Without education, an individual is likely to indulge in any possible means of survival including criminal activities.
The Economic Impact of Illiteracy is Profound in America
Children of adults who may not acquire a decent job in their lifetime due to illiteracy are supported by the taxpayer’s money. Illiteracy in families undergoes inter-generational cycle; the likelihood of illiteracy in children born in families where parents are illiterate is high due to lack of role models. By observing their parents from childhood, these children are cultured to think that illiteracy is normal since their parents are able to cope without education.