Category Archives: Tutor Training

Under construction: Some building blocks of reading

Emergent readers and struggling readers often need some practice with the building blocks of language–letters, the sounds they make when we put them together in print, and the words they make. While the larger goal of reading is comprehension, readers … Continue reading

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First impressions in tutoring, Part 2

This is the second of a three-part series of posts to help tutors get tutoring off to a good start with new students (learners). In part one, we looked at creating a plan for the first session or two to … Continue reading

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RWS Tutor Training scheduled for Sept. 13, 2014

United Way of Central Carolinas and the Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting another ReadWriteServe tutor/mentor training. The training will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Bliss Hall. … Continue reading

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Tutoring videos show and tell

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so they say. We haven’t checked the math but keeping that in mind ReadWriteServe has worked with our community and campus partners at UNC Charlotte to create videos to help tutors working … Continue reading

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UNC Charlotte calls faculty & staff to volunteer for Project 1,000

The Center for Adolescent Literacies is a UNC Charlotte partner with the CMS Governor’s Village Schools. The Center as well as others in the College of Education and UNC Charlotte have helped in classrooms, with service projects and by hosting … Continue reading

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Success Stories: Progress at Druid Hills Elementary

Tutors from St. Peter Catholic Church in Charlotte have been working with students at Druid Hills Academy, a Pre-K through grade 8 school in CMS, since September, 2013. The program is seeing success! Phoebe Levine, a volunteer with St. Peter, … Continue reading

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Teaming Up for Literacy

The Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting Teaming Up for Literacy with the United Way of Central Carolinas and the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 9 a.m. to noon at UNC Charlotte. Adult Mentors/Tutors will participate in … Continue reading

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