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The Reading Tutor's Handbook

Jeanne Shay SchummGerald Schumm
The Reading Tutors Handbook

The Reading Tutor's Handbook

Jeanne Shay SchummGerald Schumm

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Tutors are needed now to help people learn to read and write. Based on Jeanne Schumm's years of experience training volunteer tutors, written for anyone who wants to share the joy and power of reading, this comprehensive guide covers everything tutors need to know.

- Publisher This comprehensive guide covers everything tutors need to know. According to the U.S. Department of Education, 40 percent of children are not reading well by the end of third grade, & 50 to 70 percent of unemployed adults have minimal or no literacy skills. Tutors are needed, & corporations, community organizations, foundations, & even high schools are responding by encouraging employees & students to become involved. But where do they begin? THE READING TUTOR'S HANDBOOK is a complete course in effective tutoring. It explains the basic qualifications & training; how to choose a tutoring site; how to collaborate with teachers, other professionals, & parents; what to do at the first meeting with a new student; & more. Topics include planning, meeting special reading needs, evaluating tutoring sessions, & making them lively & fun. Recommended for anyone who plans to be a paid tutor (for example, with America Reads) or volunteer (in the community, organization, or workplace), for students involved in service learning & family members who want to help - for anyone who wants to make a difference in someone else's life. Reproducible handout masters, for tutors, grades 1-12.

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Tutors are needed now to help people learn to read and write. Based on Jeanne Schumm's years of experience training volunteer tutors, written for anyone who wants to share the joy and power of reading, this comprehensive guide covers everything tutors need to know.
- Publisher

This comprehensive guide covers everything tutors need to know. According to the U.S. Department of Education, 40 percent of children are not reading well by the end of third grade, & 50 to 70 percent of unemployed adults have minimal or no literacy skills. Tutors are needed, & corporations, community organizations, foundations, & even high schools are responding by encouraging employees & students to become involved. But where do they begin? THE READING TUTOR'S HANDBOOK is a complete course in effective tutoring. It explains the basic qualifications & training; how to choose a tutoring site; how to collaborate with teachers, other professionals, & parents; what to do at the first meeting with a new student; & more. Topics include planning, meeting special reading needs, evaluating tutoring sessions, & making them lively & fun. Recommended for anyone who plans to be a paid tutor (for example, with America Reads) or volunteer (in the community, organization, or workplace), for students involved in service learning & family members who want to help - for anyone who wants to make a difference in someone else's life. Reproducible handout masters, for tutors, grades 1-12.
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  • Catalogue Code 217183
  • Product Code 157542052X
  • EAN 9781575420523
  • Pages 152
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Education
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Free Spirit Publishing
  • Publication Date Dec 1998
  • Dimensions 279 x 222 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.431kg

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