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Weekend Giving + Learning at the WE Center

Tutors and learners are having a great time every Saturday and Sunday.  Feel free to drop in whenever you are available: no training needed, good materials will support the work.

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English for You

One of our learners is using English For You videos. I haven’t watched many, but they look like they have a lot of potential. Let us know if you use them. JenniferESL provides a similar video approach–a one-person show with…

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Today’s Tutor Tips

In continuing our ESL program this summer, I have been researching ways to appropriately teach a mixed-level class, so that each learner is able to work towards their specific goals. I came across the literacy resource webpage and blog called…

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Today’s Tutor Tips

via Washtenaw Literacy Site  Here are a number of tutoring tips that will provide resources for teachers in the ESL classroom to feel more confident: 1) Activate prior knowledge. Find a topic in which the learner are knowledgeable or interested in. This will…

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Learner Web: Teaching Adults to Read

via Learner Web: Teaching Adults to Read. Literacy coaches who are working with learners on reading will appreciate this online tool, a workshop broken down into the following components: Teaching Adults to Read: Alphabetics Teaching Adults to Read: Comprehension Teaching…

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ELL and Mentoring Volunteer Opportunities in the FM Area

Three great ELL and mentoring volunteer opportunities in the FM Area for 2016. African Initiative for Progress: AIP is looking for mentors to work with New American students at Fargo South High School and Davies High School. Mentoring may include some…

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Citizenship Curricula | Minnesota Literacy Council

Citizenship Curricula | Minnesota Literacy Council. The MLC Citizenship Curricula looks fabulous–of course!

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A creative commons licensed set of readings: every ELL teacher’s dream.

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Advanced English lessons

Advanced English lessons. ProLiteracy recommends this page as a resource for learners and tutors.

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Adult ESL Training Videos – New American Horizons

Adult ESL Training Videos – New American Horizons. These videos are just one example of great resources Burgen Young from the Minnesota Literacy Council shared with 22 workshop participants Saturday Oct. 18th. Other fabulous resources include 10 pages of tips…

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