Teaching reading to older learners can be a challenging experience for educators in adult basic skills programs. Teachers may find that every student in a.
Poor literacy skills can be the result of a dysfunctional home situation, a physical impairment or an undiagnosed learning difficulty. One of the most rewarding experiences as a volunteer tutor is spending time helping an adult learner improve his or her literacy.
Understand that teaching an adult how to read is a difficult undertaking. Adults are not as quick at learning new skills as children.
Teaching an adult to read and write is somewhat different from teaching a child, but not much. In fact, many of the same challenges may be present. An adult.