Volunteer Training: GED Toolkit
Apr
16
4:00 PM16:00

Volunteer Training: GED Toolkit

Register online here.

Learn about the GED modules and levels required for passing the test. We will explore the online tutorial and practice site GED Academy, and talk about best practices for facilitating a GED lab.

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: Community Volunteer Training (CVT)
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Community Volunteer Training (CVT)

  • King County Job Training and Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Save the date, registration opening soon!

The Community Volunteer Training  is a resource for volunteers in the greater King County region looking to expand their network and knowledge in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL/ESOL). King County Library SystemLiteracy SourceOne AmericaSeattle Central College, Seattle Goodwill, and the The Seattle Public Library, sponsor the CVT in their efforts to empower volunteers from all over the city to raise literacy and basic education needs for adults in our community. 

Workshops include:

o   Keynote: “Navigating the New Immigration Landscape”

o   Adopting a Cultural Humility Approach with Adult Learners

o   Supporting Re-Entry into Community after Prison

o   How Trauma Impacts Learning

o   ESOL Teaching Techniques

o   Working with Adult Learners, (Literacy Source foundational training)

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

Volunteer Training: Literacy Foundations- Teaching Reading

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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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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.

Please Join Us!

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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.

Please Join Us!

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Community presentation: Challenging "English Only" in ESOL Instruction
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Community presentation: Challenging "English Only" in ESOL Instruction

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Join Literacy Source instructors Taiko Aoki-Marcial and Lauren Plitkins in reviewing research and literature regarding home language use in English instruction.

Gain some practical ideas to incorporate students’ first languages into your work with ESOL learners and examine how the use of native languages creates more equitable outcomes.

By the end of this event, you will be able to analyze the role of home languages as a tool in creating learning experiences that foster inclusiveness and equity.

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

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit

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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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New Student Registration - Evening Sessions
Mar
18
to Mar 20

New Student Registration - Evening Sessions

Monday, March 18th and Wednesday, March 20 - 6 pm-8:30 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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New Student Registration - Morning Sessions
Mar
18
to Mar 20

New Student Registration - Morning Sessions

Monday, March 18 and Wednesday, March 20 - 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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