Month: March 2010

Amber, Math Literacy

My name is Amber. My journey to improving my math literacy learning, education, employment and personals goals began when I first saw an advertisement for the Women Building Futures Program in a bus shelter. I wanted to get into their Heavy Equipment Operator Program because I am a single mom with four kids. I had …

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Jeanne, Literacy

Last year my nephew asked me to read a story to him and I was ashamed because it turned out that he could read the story better than I could. It was just one of those little books kids pick up, 10 pages or so. I couldn’t read all the words. I played a game—you …

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