2017 In-Service Registration
In-Service workshops listed here are only open to volunteers currently tutoring for Literacy Network.
Interested in becoming a volunteer or tutor? Visit: http://www.litnetwork.org/volunteers/index.php

Registration is required all for workshops, as space is limited. Contact Ms. Shawn Steen via (608) 244-3911 or shawn@litnetwork.org if you have any questions, or need to cancel your registration. Thanks!

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Tuesday, June 20
6-7:30 at Literacy Network, Classroom 2
Grammar Boot Camp: Past Tense Verbs
Come join us to learn new ways to introduce and review the past tense with your learner! We will cover basic grammar of the simple past and explore different methods to present and practice it with learners. Taught by Community Literacy Manager Molly Schneider and Senior Intern Leanne Chan.

Thursday, June 22
6-8 pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 2
Pronunciation Pitfalls
Where should we start in working with our learners and their pronunciation? What should we correct and how? Learn foundations and activity ideas for use with any level learner, and for individuals and classes. Taught by UW ESL Instructor Andrea Poulos.

Tuesday, July 11
5-6:30pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 2
Teaching Reading Comprehension with Fiction and Realistic Fiction
This workshop will provide tutors and interns with a proven method of teaching and learning the skill of reading comprehension with a multisensory approach. Led by Verona Language Arts instructor Jillian Whyte.

Thursday, July 20
6-8 pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 2
How to Empower your Adult Learners to Respond in Difficult Situations
This presentation with facilitated discussion focuses on the difference between passive, aggressive and assertive responses and how adult educators can teach learners to be assertive when faced with challenging situations at home, on the job and in the community - especially now as our social climate is changing. Led by Wisconsin Literacy Regional Literacy Consultant Beth Gaytan and Chimera Instructor Natalie DeMaioribus.

Friday July 21
9:30-11:30 am at Literacy Network, Classroom 1
To the Workbook…and Beyond!: Personalizing and Expanding on Book Activities
Make your grammar or reading packet go further by creating effective extra practice that your student will enjoy--with minimal prep! This in-service is applicable for any ESL tutor, including Community Literacy tutors, who may have to create spontaneous extra practice around work the intern assigns. Led by Senior Director of Tutoring Jennifer Peterson

Monday July 31
5-6:30 pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 2
From Fragments to Paragraphs
Many ELLs say writing in English is especially difficult for them. We'll help you create a plan for growing your student's writing skills at a comfortable pace so s/he can email, fill out applications, write letters, or compose academic papers with confidence. Taught by Student Services Director Caitlin Mackesey.

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6-7:30pm Tuesday, June 20: Grammar Boot Camp: Past Tense Verbs
6-8:00pm Thursday, June 22: Pronunciation Pitfalls
5-6:30pm Tuesday, July 11: Teaching Reading Comprehension with Fiction and Realistic Fiction
6-8:00pm Thursday, July 20: How to Empower your Adult Learners to Respond in Difficult Situations
9:30-11:30am Friday July 21: To the Workbook…and Beyond!: Personalizing and Expanding on Book Activities
5-6:30pm Monday July 31: From Fragments to Paragraphs
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