Israel (68%), Canada (68%), the United Kingdom (67%), the Netherlands (66%) and Germany (66%) are also among the most financially literate
countries in the world.
The contradiction between what it means to be literate
in today's world and the pressures of high stakes testing is causing frustration for many teachers as they try to force children who have been born into a multimodal world to adopt and learn old understandings of what it means to be literate
In most cases, internal armed conflicts around the globe emerge among less literate
regions or less educated population groups.
Blueprint for a Literate
Nation has multiple contributing writers, industry experts from across the country:
So does this mean that if they are not computer literate
they are going to be denied benefits?
A child's sense of being literate
can affect what that child learns and how he or she learns it.
We are of the view that the drivers must be literate
," Bihar transport minister Brishen Patel told the media on Monday.
To our surprise, the most populous and culturally-reputed cities in America did not rank among the most digitally literate
2007; Pearson, 1976); however it is an assumption of this paper that competent literary writers (even emergent writers) draw on an additional resource, oral literate
language, which builds the foundation for literary expression.
Mr Winsor said many criminal barristers "speak in contemptuous terms of the quality of evidence that is sometimes performed by police officers, barely literate
in some respects".
The respondents' answers to the three questions demonstrated that "a discouragingly low number" of Americans could be said to be even minimally financially literate
, especially "given the question's simplicity and the fact that respondents did not have to make a calculation but could merely select from a set of answers" (p.
Second, circumstances including state censorship and the use of audio media like radio and television can impede the transition from a more primitive oral society to a literate