Attend In-services in person or check our tutors' facebook group page for recordings. Please click on the title of each in-service to sign up.
Monday, February 3, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
If an adult learner comes for literacy programming and mentions they’ve always had learning difficulties, are there signs to look for, in the absence of a formal diagnosis? If an adult learner says they think they have dyslexia what strategies can volunteer tutors use? What are controlled readers? How do they work? Are they helpful for adults? Where can we get them?
Friday, February 7, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Learn from experts on census and voting and how you can help learners engage in these important areas.
Wednesday, February 12, 9:15 - 10:15 AM - Appleton Public Library, Room C
Anne Schauman from the Alternative Center for Education will offer an overview of some key learning differences and techniques for tailoring instruction to students' needs. You will leave with more confidence and skill to lead effective classes for students at all levels, with and without known learning differences or disabilities.
Thursday February 27, 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Fox Valley Literacy
Based on Douglas A. Blackmon's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, the film illuminates how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the American South, persisting until the onset of World War II. Following the documentary, we will discuss the effects of this part of our history on society and individuals today.
Tuesday, March 3, 5:00 - Fox Valley Literacy
Come learn about the 2020 census, get accurate information after the Trump administration attempted to include citizenship questions on the census, and learn how to participate! This event will be offered in English and Spanish.
Monday, March 9, 9:30 - 10:30AM - Appleton Public Library, Room A
This session will equip you with speaking activities for one-on-one or small group, to get your ELL student talking (so you don't have to!).Dani Long has taught ELL students PreK-Adult. At a TESOL International conference one year, she attended a session "Zero Prep" and became an true advocate for the idea! Focus less on prep and more on your student!
Community Book Club: The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang (through Fox Cities Reads)