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Adult Literacy Tutor Education
Funded by the US Dept of Ed, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), this introduction to teaching adults has valuable information, from instructional techniques to information about adult learners.
California Library Literacy Services has tutor training pages that also include sample curriculum to help adult learners meet their goals.
Tutor training module that includes reading techniques, instructional strategies, and helpful tips on tailoring tutoring to learning styles.
High-quality instructional resources informed by research, especially scientifically based and other rigorous research, for use by adult education and literacy educators.
Seattle-area Adult Literacy Program site has a training module and sample lesson plans and activities.
Literacy Works is a Chicago-area literacy program for families and adults. Please see their “Resources” pages for numerous links and documents to aid your tutorials.
TEAL is a professional development site funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) of the U.S. Department of Education focused on writing and ABE learners.
A collection of resources on Pinterest, including over 300 pins in more than twenty different boards.
A list of links and resources for libraries.
Long bibliography of adult learner and ESL resources. Items could be ILL’ed.
LINCS (Literacy Information and Communication System) is a Dept of Ed website. Many of these resources concern research and theory, with ProLiteracy.
Many individuals with developmental disabilities are able to live independently in the community with support. In Baton Rouge, Residential Services is comprised of three community homes which provide continuity of care to 22 adults diagnosed with various developmental delays.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia. The IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with dyslexics and their families and all others interested in The Association’s mission.
A list of local professionals who provide services to the dyslexic community.
Information on free classes in Livingston Parish that cover literacy skills and GED subject matter.
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by providing rehabilitation services and working cooperatively with business and other community resources.
The Family Resource Center is a loaning library open to parents with children enrolled in Livingston Parish Public Schools. Its goal is to provide resources to parents that will assist families with their child’s educational needs.
Tutorial that uses cartoons and sounds with audio narration and clickable words to teach phonics.
This list is based on Charles Kay Ogden's Basic English ordered word list.
An article explaining guided oral reading with added examples.
A large list of common usage errors and misconceptions with explanations. Helpful for tutees who are learning to expand and sharpen their vocabulary.
A short YouTube video about the importance of content in reading comprehension.
Journal rticle about the Cloze Method.
Free online software tool that calculates readability.
Important news from America’s best sources of information. The writing is in clear, readable English.
Printable short hi-lo stories organized by GE level with activities.
The Bible presented in Charles Kay Ogden's Basic English.
A Wikipedia encyclopedia written in Basic English.
Health and drug information in easy-to-understand English.