A Supervisor's Guide to You Said Yes!: How to Recruit. Train, and Sustain Volunteer Literacy Tutors

A Supervisor's Guide to You Said Yes!: How to Recruit. Train, and Sustain Volunteer Literacy Tutors

by Patricia A Oliver, Mary L Wheeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325008094

ISBN-13: 9780325008097

Pub. Date: 09/16/2005

Publisher: Heinemann

While the number of struggling readers and writers who require extra assistance continues to increase, funding to support their needs is on the wane. Now, more than ever, you must be inventive and look outside your building to enlist help from your community. But locating volunteers is only half the solution, you must also train them well. How can you locate and

Overview

While the number of struggling readers and writers who require extra assistance continues to increase, funding to support their needs is on the wane. Now, more than ever, you must be inventive and look outside your building to enlist help from your community. But locating volunteers is only half the solution, you must also train them well. How can you locate and train community members to not only sit side by side and nurture young readers, but also understand literacy acquisition and the role of instruction?

Patricia Oliver and Mary Wheeler have created a successful volunteer tutoring program in their school district, and in A Supervisor's Guide to You Said Yes!, they share the nuts-and-bolts details that make it work. Whether you're a teacher, administrator, reading specialist, reading coach, or after-school coordinator, you'll find everything you need to recruit and retain volunteers, to get them started, and to help them provide individualized tutoring in key areas such as:

  • comprehension
  • phonemic awareness
  • phonics
  • fluency
  • vocabulary development
  • strategies for decoding unknown words.

A Supervisor's Guide to You Said Yes! is aligned with federally mandated reading goals, is supported by scientifically based research, and unfolds a concise, easy-to-understand roadmap to success. In addition, it's loaded with checklists, photos, tables, charts, and blackline masters that will help you get organized so that you can maintain a focus on offering high-quality student-centered tutoring.

Help your struggling students without stretching your budget. Reach out to your surrounding community and implement the program described by A Supervisor's Guide to You Said Yes! You'll uncover a powerful new source of teaching support while giving children the individualized tutoring they deserve.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325008097
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
09/16/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Tutoring Tips! Reading-It's Okay to Make Mistakes Read It Like the Teacher! Reading and Writing Go Hand-in-Hand So Much to Do! So Little Time! The How & What of Volunteer Tutoring Before Reading During Reading After Reading Appendices: Helpful Templates for Tutors hildren's Literature for Read Alouds References

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