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Category: Types of Literacy

What Is Literacy?

Most of us know literacy is reading and writing, but you might not know it’s more than that. So, what is it? Is it important for life? What types are there? Keep reading to find out. The Definition of Literacy In the Oxford Canadian Dictionary, literacy is defined as ‘1. The ability to read and…
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Types of Literacy

Reading, Writing, and Numeracy This is the type of literacy that we’re all familiar with. It involves the ability to read, write, and use basic math skills. Many people develop these basic literacy skills in childhood, but there are numerous adult literacy programs all over the world.Did you know that low literacy skills have been…
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