Giving + Learning

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Volunteers welcome and supported!

Although we are heading into the busy holiday season, it is never to late to consider being a Giving + Learning volunteer. We have weekend drop-in sessions Saturdays 4-6 pm at The WE Center (15-21st Street South Fargo); we are…

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Literacy Network in Madison, WI

Just learned about the good work of the Literacy Network in Madison, WI, where they provide classes, one-on-one tutoring, computer literacy support, and a health literacy program. Great model to learn from!   http://www.litnetwork.org/index.php

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ELL and Mentoring Volunteer Opportunities in the FM Area

Originally posted on Giving + Learning:
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…

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The WE Center’s Resource Map for the FM Area

The WE Center has put together a fabulous resource map for the FM Area; links to service locations including health, education, and job services.  Will try to figure out how to embed it eventually! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1G2_nN1gdWpXL4G3xtDVPpNHgdaA&usp=sharing

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Tips for one-on-one tutors

Impressive list of suggestions for one-on-one tutors from the Minnesota Literacy Council!

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The Welcoming Weeking (Sept. 12-20) schedule as a bookmark.

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Review: Unite For Literacy Website/App

Unite For Literacy gives an assortment of reading material for ESL learners to use as another resource for reading practice. This is a free computer site and an iPad/iPhone application, so this will more easily accessible for all types of classrooms….

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Today’s Tutor Tips

Do you use a computer while teaching your ESL classroom? Over at “Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… For Teaching ELL, ESL & EFL,” blogger, Larry Ferlazzo found some great resources for ESL teachers and tutors to create their own…

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Today’s Tutor Tips

Today’s Tutor Tips brings about the discussion of using warm ups prior to the lesson during one’s class time. For this topic, I looked at Heads Up English’s blog post entitled, “The Importance of Warming Up Students” found here. After…

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Review: LearnEnglish Grammar App

Recently, we have looked closely at a few iPad applications that would help assist ESL learners and teachers through the process of teaching the English language. After more research, I gave British Council‘s LearnEnglish Grammar (US Edition) a try to…

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