Some Helpful Books
The following books from the Lycoming Libraries are great sources to learn more about being a tutor. In addition, click the catalog links listed in the Read About It box for more titles.
||Whether you are a volunteer in a community literacy program, a one-on-one tutor, this book will show you how to work with individual students to strengthen their reading abilities. This text provides strategies and activities to guide tutors in teaching students to be independent learners and offers specific advice on improving study skills and test-taking abilities.|
||Adult literacy tutors are often faced with the challenge of finding interesting, effective teaching strategies for reading, writing, and vocabulary development. Editor Ola M. Brown has addressed that challenge with a resource that incorporates the latest research on how adults learn to read and write. Intended specifically for tutors who want to use proven teaching techniques but who have limited time and resources, "Tips at Your Fingertips" offers dozens of teaching ideas as well as useful information on curriculum development, instruction, and appropriate
||This brand-new tool for literacy tutors is a very practical, flexible and exceptional resource. Addressing a wide range of relevant topics, the Handbook for Literacy Tutors comprises information, advice, exercises, samples, resources and more in its eight sections|
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