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===================Saturday, March 39:30-11:00am at Literacy Network, Classroom 2No-Tears Math for GED and Basic Numeracy Come learn strategies for helping learners build the math skills and confidence necessary for the GED/HSED and daily life. We will experiment with some hands-on activities, techniques, and resources to make learning math accessible and FUN!Led by GED Program Manager Marie Knibbe
Friday, March 910:30am-12:30pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 1Introduction to Common Learning Disabilities This class will focus on recognizing and working with learning-disabled/dyslexic students. We will overview the basics of instructing students with learning disabilities, as well as the unique challenges this population faces.Led by SCALE Intern/WILDD Reading Specialist Raye Holab
Tuesday, March 206:30-8:00pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 2Grammar Boot Camp: Simple Present and Present ContinuousKnowing when to use simple present tense and present continuous tense can be confusing to beginning speakers. This in-service will explain the difference and when to use the tenses. Using a variety of examples and activities, the presenters will demonstrate ways to incorporate the concepts into your lessons. Led by Senior Interns Kristine Guderyon Goetz and Margo McIntyre
Thursday, March 224:30-6:00pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 1Assessing Your Learner's SkillsThere are lots of ways to figure out your learner's skills and needs, from formal assessment to trial-and-error. We'll go over some ready-made assessments you can use as well as help you develop more baseline information about ESL skill development so you can make informal assessments. Discussion and hands-on activities built in!Led by Senior Director of Tutoring Jennifer Peterson
Thursday, March 296:00-7:30pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 4Games for Tutoring PairsWant to mix things up in your tutoring sessions? Come learn fun language games for two that work great in tutoring pairs!Led by Student Services Director Caitlin Mackesey
Tuesday, April 36:30-8:00pm at Literacy Network, Classroom 2Everyday Idioms English is full of colorful and confusing phrases used in casual speech. Find out how and when to teach idioms, slang, and phrasal verbs.Led by UW-Madison TESOL Professor Renee Lajcak
Saturday, April 79:30-11:00am at Literacy Network, Classroom 2Working with Your Intermediate LearnerThis workshop is aimed at helping tutors and interns understand the needs of intermediate learners. We will also explore tutoring and lesson planning techniques.Led by Community Literacy Manager Molly Schneider