Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing
May
28
4:00 PM16:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing

Register online here.

This round-table will be in workshop format and will cover how to create more opportunities for writing practice and using the writing process to support structured writing.

Please complete the writing pre-reading for the training here.

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.

This writing workshop will be offered twice: Tuesday, May 28th, 4 - 6pm and Wednesday, May 29th, 9 - 11am.

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Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing
May
29
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing

Register online here.

This round-table will be in workshop format and will cover how to create more opportunities for writing practice and using the writing process to support structured writing.

Please complete the writing pre-reading for the training here.

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.

This writing workshop will be offered twice: Tuesday, May 28th, 4 - 6pm and Wednesday, May 29th, 9 - 11am.

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Tutor Orientation Training
May
31
9:00 AM09:00

Tutor Orientation Training

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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)
Jun
25
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 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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Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit
Jun
27
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. simulated naturalization video from UCIS.

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: Literacy Foundations- Teaching Reading
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Foundations- Teaching Reading

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.

Please complete the reading pre-reading for the training here.

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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