Next Steps/Tutor Training

Ready to become a literacy volunteer?

Read about the tutor training workshops for Central Library Adult Literacy and Oak View Literacy below. Click here for the next training dates for Central Library. Click here for the next training dates for Oak View Literacy Program. Fill out the interest form below and we will contact you to get started!

Central Library Training Session Topics and materials

Topics & Material Covered in the Workshop
Techniques for Adult Literacy Instruction: Language Experience Approach, Phonics, Word Patterns, and Sight Words
Comprehension/Critical Thinking: Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension, & Writing
Setting Goals and Lesson Planning: Cultural Differences, Goal Setting, Planning Lessons, That First Meeting
Grammar and Activities: A variety of games, additional techniques, activities for tutoring sessions
Materials: READ manual, Training Binder, literacy collection

Oak View Training Session Topics and Materials

Topics & Material Covered in the Workshop
Communicative Approach: Listening Comprehension, Speaking Skills and Survival Skills
Techniques for Adult Literacy Instruction: Language Experience Approach, Phonics, Word Patterns, and Sight Words , using children’s books with adult learners
Setting Goals and Lesson Planning: Cultural Differences, Goal Setting, Planning Lessons, the First Meeting
Grammar and Activities: A variety of games, additional techniques, activities for tutoring sessions
Materials: Teaching Adults, An ESL Resource Book, Training Binder

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