New Student Registration - Morning Sessions
Jun
25
to Jun 27

New Student Registration - Morning Sessions

Monday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 27th - 10 am-1 pm

This morning session is for individuals interested in ESOL classes.

All individuals interested in attending classes at our Lake City center should first attend a New Student Registration. It takes place over 2 days - you will learn more about Literacy Source, go on a tour of our center, fill out paperwork, take placement tests, and have an interview with one of our instructional staff. If you or someone you know is interested in attending, or you would like more information, please give us a call at 206-782-2050. 

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New Student Registration - Evening Sessions
Jun
25
to Jun 27

New Student Registration - Evening Sessions

Monday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 27th - 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

This evening session is specifically for those interested in ABE, GED, and citizenship classes.

All individuals interested in attending classes at our Lake City center should first attend a New Student Registration. It takes place over 2 days - you will learn more about Literacy Source, go on a tour of our center, fill out paperwork, take placement tests, and have an interview with one of our instructional staff. If you or someone you know is interested in attending, or you would like more information, please give us a call at 206-782-2050. 

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Volunteer Training: Talk Time Training
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Volunteer Training: Talk Time Training

Register online here.

This workshop will focus on developing successful Talk Time sessions for adult English language learners. Talk Time creates a fun and non-threatening atmosphere for limited English speakers to use the English they already know, learn new vocabulary, and share knowledge and cultural perspectives. The workshop will demonstrate a variety of activities that Talk Time facilitators can use to get the conversation flowing. Appropriate for both new and experienced facilitators.  

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Volunteer Training: Literacy Foundations, Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing
Jul
7
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Foundations, Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing

Register online here.

This 4 hour training provides a foundational, big picture overview of teaching reading including the different reading skills and the reading process all good readers use to understand texts, and teaching writing – how to create more opportunities for writing practice and using the writing process to support structured writing.

Please do the reading and writing pre-reading for the training here:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1qtNXcVxLa4WhsQ9jDShsqKuGXFP9lapY

Please note: Literacy Source volunteers have priority for Literacy Source trainings. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact carolines@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

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Volunteer Training: WALDE (Working with Adult Learners in a Diverse Environment)
Jul
9
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Training: WALDE (Working with Adult Learners in a Diverse Environment)

Register online here.

In this workshop we will:

  • Reflect and acknowledge how our own cultural assumptions may impact our interactions and teaching
  • Identify the Principles of Adult Learning and discuss how they are an integral part of creating a safe, accepting and successful learning environment
  • Develop strategies for working with, and motivating culturally diverse learners

There are two online pre-requisites we would like to ask you to do before the training:

1) Please complete the training Principles of Adult Learning, (you do not need to to do the worksheets,) the training takes about 45 mins. The content will be discussed in the training. Please bring the certificate of completion to the training or email me to let me know you have completed it so I may log your hours.

2) Please watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED Talk The Danger of a Single Story (20 mins). Please come prepared to discuss the video.

Note: This is a required training for all LIteracy Source volunteers.

Please note: Literacy Source volunteers have priority for Literacy Source trainings. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact carolines@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

 

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Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Know Your Rights Workshop

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Literacy Source is hosting a Know Your Rights workshop facilitated by One America for immigrants and refugees (in both English and Spanish) on Tuesday, June 19 from 6-8 pm.  All are welcome. Additionally, some immigration attorneys may be available for short consultations– if interested in a consultation, please call 206-782-2050 and ask for Lynn. Please help us spread the word – thank you!

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Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit
Jun
19
5:00 PM17:00

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit

Register online here.

This training will cover:

  • The naturalization process
  • The naturalization interview
  • Methods, activities and resources for teaching citizenship
  • How to conduct a Mock Interview

This is a great chance for new and continuing citizenship teachers and tutors to learn more.

Before coming to the training please take the time to view a 17 min. video from UCIS about the naturalization proceess, the interview process and components and shows part of a naturalization interview.

http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/teachers/educational-products/uscis-naturalization-interview-and-test-video

Please note: Literacy Source volunteers have priority for Literacy Source trainings. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact carolines@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

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