- ProLiteracy Education Network (http://www.proliteracyednet.org/articles.asp?mcid=2&cid=24) – Courses designed to support adult educators from professional teachers to volunteer tutors, from pre-service instructors who have yet to begin working with adult learners to experienced instructional staff looking for new ideas. Want to learn more about research-based reading instruction? What it’s like to work at an adult literacy program? How to support learning gains in your students? How to adapt activities for English language learners? Whether you’re looking to complete professional development hours or just looking for new ideas, the courses are all self-paced and free for you!
- Literacy Link (http://litlink.ket.org/) – LiteracyLink is a free resource. It’s goal is to provide a link for underserved and hard-to-reach adults and their teachers to quality adult basic education and GED preparation tools using technology. Combining video, the Internet, and print materials, LiteracyLink programs are relevant to the needs of the individual learner, adult instructional programs, and the workforce.
- Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/readmuskegon/) – The Read Muskegon Pinterest page is full of great ideas, facts, links to articles, literacy-based projects, and more.
- The Michigan Adult Education Professional Development Project (http://www.maepd.org/) – Contains helpful resources, lesson plans and more. Look under their “e-library” tab in the “Teachers/Volunteers” section.
- U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/reading.html) – The Office of Career, Technical and Adult education provides links to many resources that are specific to literacy and the adult learner.
- ESL Gold (http://www.eslgold.com/) – The ESL Gold website provides free English as a Second Language teaching and learning materials for students and teachers. Resources are organized by skill level for quick and easy access.
- The California Distance Learning Project (http://www.cdlponline.org/) – Provides free student activities and tutor resources. This is a good site to find newspaper articles written for lower reading levels.
Read Muskegon hosts a monthly roundtable for our tutors. Each roundtable focuses on a different issues are. There is also plenty of time to discuss specific issues you may be having with your learner, share success stories and brainstorm ideas for the future.
Read Muskegon Resource Library
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