About Transitional-Literacy.Org

Below is an old Mission Statement and what I used to do with the website.

Currently, the website has access to videos, Power Point presentations, and other materials from past conference presentations on how video cameras can be used at the sentence, paragraph, and essay levels. Moreover, video cameras were also used for math word problems.

In addition to the video materials, many links are useful for those at developmental levels in reading and writing. These links are also useful for any kind of writing.

The site will be updated with other materials as the need arises.

If you care to donate, please do below.

Mission Statement

The overall mission of Transitional-Literacy.Org is to support adults transitioning to college, university, or technical schools; the emphasis is on academic and technical English language reading and writing.

Textbook Grants Awarded (Donations are welcome; see the Donate Button below)

Three $300.00 dollar Textbook Grants were awarded for students for the Spring 2018, Fall 2018 Semester, and the Spring 2019 Semester.

Two $100.00 dollar Textbook Grants have been awarded for the Spring 2020 Semester based on Fall 2019 Semester attributes.  

Donations: I welcome any donations to assist in maintaining the website.

For further information and alternatative ways to contribute, contact John Unger at johnunger@ymail.com


The photo above was taken during a class in which villagers are learning the Hani written language at a Hani village in June of 2005. The Hani are one of many indigenous groups who populate a wide area of the mountainous border regions of China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos. Before 1957, the Hani did not have a written language. It’s about 10:00 pm on a summer night in the Ailao mountains, southern Yunnan, People’s Republic of China. These are farmers learning to read and write in their own language. Learning to read and write in any language is empowering; by learning to read and write, this community is transitioning into a more complex, more beneficial level of thinking, communicating, and living.




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pic two LV Desert (1)

View to the west, off I-40, east of Winslow Arizona

Farm Gate to a Field Near Fayetville Arkansas

Feild of Flowers on the Oklahoma-Texas Border

Outside Santa Fe, New Mexico

View to the west to California across the Mojave about 40 miles north and west of Las Vegas

Moon rise over the Mojave-about 35 miles southeast of Las Vegas Nevada

Clouds over Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas Nevada

Pahrump Valley Nevada

Death Valley

The Sunset Cliffs on the Pacific in Ocean Beach California

Looking West from Ocean Beach California Across the Pacific

Sunset, Looking West from Ocean Beach California

Looking west 2 from the soutwest corner of the Las Vegas Valley

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