Learning Opportunities for Volunteer Literacy Tutors

Local Learning Opportunities for Tutors

Recorded Video Trainings by DCLC Staff

Accessing Free Online Ventures ESL Workbooks by DCLC Tutor Trainer Robert Lee
Learn how to set up a free online account and then access and share Ventures online ESL workbooks with your adult students.
View Robert’s Using Ventures Free Online Workbooks videos here.

Khan Academy Tutorials by DCLC Tutor Trainer Robert Lee
Learn about the Khan Academy web site as an online resource for tutoring adult students. DCLC Tutor Trainer Robert Lee held an online training in spring 2020 for DCLC’s volunteer tutors. View Robert’s Khan Academy tutorial videos here.

Zoom as a Tool for Tutoring by DCLC Tutor Trainer Robert Lee
Learn about using Zoom to conduct tutoring sessions virtually.  DCLC Tutor Trainer Robert Lee conducted this 3-part webinar in fall 2020 to help tutors get started using Zoom for video conferencing. Topics covered include creating an account, screen-sharing, and uploading video.
View Robert’s Zoom for Tutors videos here.

Resources for Remote Learning

Distance Education Technical Assistance Recorded Webinars from PA Department of Education

Ongoing Online Learning Opportunities for Tutors

World Education offers a variety of free self-paced trainings on topics of interest to tutors of adults. Topics include multiple intelligences, ESL and technology, numeracy, and student assessment. Check out their offerings, but please note that some trainings do require a fee.

ProLiteracy Education Network also offers free self-paced on-line training. The enrollment process takes a few steps. (1) Choose a course to take from their on-line offerings and click “Register to this Course.” (2) Next, click “Confirm” at upper right of screen. (3) On log-on screen, click “If you are a new user Register Now” at bottom of screen. (4) Use DCLC’s name and address as your organization and address (see bottom of this page) as you register for an account. To return to the course at another time, repeat Step 1, but click “Return to Course” and then enter your User Name and Password and click “Log On” to re-enter the course.