Digital Literacy Initiatives

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The U. S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) funds digital literacy initiatives to enable adult learners to succeed in a range of academic activities, including STEM and college and career readiness. These initiatives enhance the integration of technology into instruction, increase student access to technology and leverage learning outside the classroom.

Resources for Students

  • New! LINCS Learner Center lists free resources to help adult students learn English, improve reading and math, and explore jobs and new careers. Students can also learn more about increasing their skills in finding a better job or entering a training program.
  • America’s Literacy Directory (ALD) allows you to find local literacy programs in the U.S.  The ALD includes literacy programs for adults looking for adult basic education, adult secondary education, computer literacy and English as a Second Language.
  • enables adult education students to get low-cost Internet access and hardware in their homes.  

Resources for Teachers and Tutors

Resources for Programs