Coding Clubs for Adult Learners

By Karisa Tashjian In the past ten months, our team at Providence Public Library (PPL) in Providence, Rhode Island, has been repeatedly reminded to never underestimate the potential that lies in each of us. As my colleague, Don Gregory, Technology Instructor at PPL,...
Using Smartphones with WhatsApp to Teach English

Using Smartphones with WhatsApp to Teach English

By Paul Rogers Mobile devices, especially smartphones, are replacing laptops to the point that the students of any adult education class can access lessons online immediately, without depending on a computer at home or in the computer lab. In order to have a good...
Mobilizing Adult Education

Mobilizing Adult Education

By Paul Rogers The use of mobile devices in adult education is an important addition to the tools used by students and teachers alike. With a mobile device, especially a smartphone, at any time any student can access lessons on the Internet, through Google, YouTube,...

The Digital Divide in 2016

By Leah Peterson In honor of Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, World Education staff have written blog posts about this year’s theme – income inequality – on our blog The Well. To contribute to this effort, today’s post is a little different from...