UNESCO has declared September 8th to be “International Literacy Day” for the past forty years.
Along with the specific Literacy Day resources I have later in this post, you can find a zillion other lists at “Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Reading Instruction
Here are my choices for The Best Resources For International Literacy Day:
International Literacy Day 2011: Your messages – in pictures is a slideshow from The Guardian.
Celebrate International Literacy Day! is a lesson from Read Write Think.
English Lesson Plan on International Literacy Day is from ESL Holiday Lessons.
Here’s an updated infographic from UNESCO (2014):
Project Literacy is a joint effort by many organizations to improve literacy around the world.
What are the rates of literacy in the United States? ICYMI, two infographics based on an @IESResearch report spotlight this question. Read the full report for more: https://t.co/uGzIAXTc4J #InternationalLiteracyDay #ILD2019 pic.twitter.com/zykJTaorqb
— AIR Education (@Education_AIR) September 8, 2019
Mapped: The Geography of Global Literacy is from Visual Capitalist.
Visualizing Literacy Rates Around the World is from Visual Capitalist.
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I loved these infographics “If the world were a village of 100 people”. Easy for students to do research and make their own. Here is one about literacy: http://www.toby-ng.com/files/gimgs/37_the-world-of-100v1-refined-versionweb-06s.jpg Really more like Tony Vincent’s “Infopic” idea.