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02

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Making Sense of the Numbers—Health Numeracy and You (and Me)

Posted by on October 2nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

This post is the first in our “Health Literacy Month” series happening this month, October 2017 As health care becomes more sophisticated and complex, it’s more and more likely that we will face situations where we have to use numerical skills to figure out our own treatment choices.  Our capacity to deal with the numerical… Read More »

Posted in: K-12, Training & Education

Sep

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“Words Have Power. Read a Banned Book.”

Posted by on September 20th, 2017 0 comments

What does the banning or challenging of books tell us about our society? Banned or challenged books are often books that reflect the diversity of our world. In 2015, of the 10 most challenged books, 9 of them “…contained diverse content.”  Many of these books are authored by and/or contain people of color, people who… Read More »

Posted in: K-12, Public Libraries

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