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Lost in Translation: Communicating Beyond Verbal Language

American Sign Language provides an additional element of communication for the deaf.

We think words mean power, and so should you. Through Project Literacy, GOOD and Pearson are building partnerships for a more literate future. Follow the #ProjectLiteracy hashtag and visit good.is or projectliteracy.com to tell us your stories, help us ask the right questions, and take action in your community.

The sign for friends, photo by Flickr user R.A. Olea

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Images and gestures are still the closest things we have to a universal language.

We think words mean power, and so should you. Through Project Literacy, GOOD and Pearson are building partnerships for a more literate future. Follow the #ProjectLiteracy hashtag and visit good.is or projectliteracy.com to tell us your stories, help us ask the right questions, and take action in your community.

A spread from Point It, photo courtesy of http://www.graf-editions.de/en/pointit

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Why We Might Need an App to Save Us from Our Smartphones

The average smartphone user picks up his or her device 1,500 times per week.

Once upon a time in a world very much like this one, there were no smartphones. We used to suffer through awkward silences, ask strangers on the street for directions, and use cellular phones for, of all things, talking. Questions could not always be answered instantly, and getting lost at night was no fun, but in many ways we were “living in the moment.”

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