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Category: Tutor Materials


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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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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Tutor Tip: Citizenship Tutoring: Are You Up to the Challenge?

Originally posted on Literacy Live!:
The journey to citizenship can seem daunting for tutors and students alike, but LCNV resources can help. Image from Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. A recommended resource available…

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Civics Lessons and EL Civics for ESL Students

Civics Lessons and EL Civics for ESL Students. Useful website that takes the basic citizenship preparation materials and breaks them down into comprehensible units and adds significant multimedia components.  The site also has some ESL ebooks for tutors and learners…

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MultiBrief: The importance of hands-on learning and movement for English learners

MultiBrief: The importance of hands-on learning and movement for English learners. Tremendous resource for ELL tutor, including a note on Total Physical Response and use of art with ELLs.

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