Tutoring materials

Time for a change: learning disabilities or abilities? (2011)

This guide has been designed to help both literacy tutors and their students understand the impacts of learning disabilities or unmet learning needs. The author notes that a learner’s prior experiences and emotional reactions to learning can pose greater barriers to success than the learning difference itself.

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2012-10-17

Job Talk (2008)

This document is one in a series of three binders designed as resources for tutors of low-literacy adults. The goal of the series is to help tutors identify the workplace essential skills a student already has, increase his skill set, and develop his awareness of his own capabilities.

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2010-07-15

Job Numeracy (2008)

This document is one in a series of three tutor resources designed for tutors of low-literacy adults. The goal of the series is to help tutors identify the workplace essential skills a student already has, increase his skill set, and develop his awareness of his own capabilities.

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2010-07-15

Job Literacy (2008)

This document is one in a series of three tutor resources designed for tutors of low-literacy adults. The goal of the series is to help tutors identify the workplace essential skills a student already has, increase his skill set, and develop his awareness of his own capabilities.

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2010-07-15

Getting Started (2007)

Developing Materials

You may already be using the materials that are available for download at no cost at the website How do your skills Measure Up? Approximately 80 occupations are represented, however, these occupations may not suit your instructional setting. You may be considering developing your own materials.

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2009-05-27

Adult Literacy Resources (2008)

Best books and links for tutors to try!

This document contains a list of books, web sites and other learning tools that an adult literacy tutor would find useful. The resources have been organized according to subject such as math, early readers, spelling, etc. The Halifax Community Learning Network compiled this list of resources after hosting a series of Tutor Learning Circles in 2007.

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2008-03-07

Ready, Set, KNOW (2003)

A Handbook for New Tutors

Many new tutors who volunteer with literacy networks feel nervous, scared or anxious and frequently wonder what they have gotten themselves into. This handbook tries to bridge the gap between a new tutor joining a literacy program and beginning his or her tutor training program.

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2008-02-01

Literacy Activities Handbook (2001)

Supporting Literacy for People with Intellectual / Developmental Challenges

This handbook, developed by the Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres (SARC), is a resource for people working with adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

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2007-11-08

Wills - Tutor Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students better understand some basic legal concepts concerning wills.

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2007-09-28

Employment Law & Labour Standards - Tutor Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and then understanding the legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students understand some basic legal concepts relating to employment and the workplace.

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2007-09-27

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