Tutor Training Part 3

Electives

Please choose two activities from the following electives to complete your training.


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Lesson 7: Reading Techniques for Adult Basic Education Learners

Danielle Brown, District Site Coordinator

Here you will read about the growing body of research that demonstrates the methods by which adults learn to read best. Project READ adapted the Secretary of State’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutor Training in the creation of this lesson.


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Lesson 8: Writing Techniques for Adult Basic Education Learners

Anthony Schaefer, District Site Coordinator

This lesson addresses the development of writing skills in adults. You will learn to how best facilitate that growth process. Project READ adapted the Secretary of State’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutor Training in the creation of this lesson.


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Lesson 9: Math Techniques for Adult Basic Education

Joanne Murray, District Site Coordinator

Adults learn math differently than school children do, and they function at a much higher level in the use of logic and reason. Here you will learn about planning for math teaching to adults. Project READ adapted the Secretary of State’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutor Training in the creation of this lesson.


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Online Resource Training

Danielle Brown, District Site Coordinator

Join Project READ Coordinator, Danielle Brown, for a curated tour through our favorite online resources that tutors and learners can use. View the chart of the pros and cons of each platform.


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Lesson Planning Basics

Dr. Amanda Gray, Program Manager

Learning the flow of lesson planning that best supports learner confidence, internalization and application of target content will be your most important tool. Here you will see the building blocks, guiding structure, and best practices for Adult Ed. tutoring sessions that will help cultivate your agility and spontaneity as a tutor.


Schedule your placement meeting with Project READ to match you with an adult learner!