Volunteer Training: Tutor Orientation Training
Dec
7
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Tutor Orientation Training

Register online here.

This training is an orientation to tutoring at Literacy Source. The training follows on from the WALDE (Working with Adult Learners in a Diverse Environment) training focusing more on lesson planning and tutoring methods. It includes an overview of the steps to being matched with a learner and using the toolkits for developing lesson plans that address specific basic skills.

This is a required training for all tutors.

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 Caroline before registering for this event.

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Volunteer Training: Working with Adult Learners in a Diverse Environment (WALDE)
Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

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

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 minutes. 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 minutes). 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 Caroline before registering for this event.

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New Student Registration - Morning Sessions
Oct
29
to Oct 30

New Student Registration - Morning Sessions

Monday, October 29th and Tuesday, October 30th - 10 am-1 pm

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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