A cop on the beat demonstrates the art of summarizing.
Poet Jimmy Baca shares his learning journey and the strength he has gained along the way.
A voter explains how to read a campaign poster with a critcal eye.
Laverne (Liz Torres) and two coworkers use the glossary to figure out unknown words and concepts in their new company health plan.
A couple reads the fine print on a lease and makes a list of questions before signing.
A mechanic helps Question Man (Joey Kola) read a road map.
Three well-traveled Harlem Globetrotters demonstrate how to read a globe.
Laverne (Liz Torres) dispenses sound advice about reading over-the-counter medicine labels and prescription instructions.
A newspaper vendor explains ambiguous headlines.
While at a diner, Question Man (Joey Kola) and another customer use various strategies to decipher a difficult newspaper article.
Dennis Franz gives a tip on reading a newspaper article.
Parents and children interpret art and symbolism at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
With the help of a no-nonsense judge, Question Man (Joey Kola) learns how to decipher legalese.
Poet Jimmy Baca and a group of adults read David Budbill's poem Jeanie.
A man talks movingly about how he put prison and low literacy far behind him.
A woman explains how using a highlighter when you read helps you with comprehension.
An Arkansas-based woman teaches GED comprehension strategies in a laundromat.
A Baltimore-based steelworker continues his quest to pass the GED.
An adult learner from Pittsburgh improves her reading skills and attains her goal of getting a new job.
A mechanic improves his ability to read instructions and manuals and to read to his children.
A New York man, despite having a reading disability, teaches others how to pass motor vehicle exams.
An out-of-work Appalachian coal miner succeeds in changing careers.
Question Man (Joey Kola) receives tips and strategies for studying and test taking from a bus driver.
Agent Know How uses the library's atlas to find the distance from New York, NY to El Paso, TX.
Agent Know How uses the library computer to look up a book.
Workers learn about the history of the Depression through Dorothea Lange's celebrated photographs.
Hip-hop star and author Doug E. Fresh reads, raps, and rhymes with parents and children.
An adult learner talks about using games to learn to read and about reading to his child.
An adult learner talks about a strategy for learning to read difficult words.
Agent Know How gets a library card and learns about libraries.
A librarian helps Question Man (Joey Kola) pick out a book that will help him better understand his teenage son.
What happens when an entire Midwestern town reads the same novel?
An African-American woman researches her family's roots over the Internet and in the field.
A group of adult learners discusses the non-fiction book by Studs Terkel.