Next Steps/Tutor Training Workshop

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Read about the tutor training workshops for Central Library Adult Literacy and Oak View Literacy. Fill out the interest form below and we will contact you!

Review this chart which shows how Adult Literacy at Central Library and Oak View Literacy at Oak View Branch Library are similar and different.

Central Library Training Workshop 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 Workshop 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

Volunteer Interest Form

Please choose the location where you would like to volunteer: Central ~or~ Oak View or check both checkboxes for either location.

Thank you for completing the Online Orientation!