Tutor Training Schedule

Overview of Tutor Training

Next Training: July 2016

Session Content Date/Time
Session 1

Online

  • Introduction to literacy issues
  • Why students sign up for tutoring
  • Learner-centred education
  • Tutor job description
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Assignment #1
NOTE: Although the centre is open for tutoring one evening a week, most tutors are needed to work with students during the day.
Session 2

In Class

  • How we read
  • Strategies used by readers
  • Techniques for the reading tutor
Monday, July 4, 2016
12:30pm-2:30pm at 16 Bath Road
Session 3

Online

  • Reading process models and strategies
  • Lesson planning
  • Learning difficulties
Online
Session 4

In Class

  • The writing process
  • Approaches to teaching writing
  • Using spelling strategies
  • Analyzing spelling errors
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
5:00pm-7:00pm at 16 Bath Road
Session 5

Online

  • Real life math
  • Using the computer as a tutoring tool
  • Learning styles
Online
Session 6

In Class

  • Goal setting
  • Record keeping
  • Ongoing assessment
Monday, July 11, 2016
12:30pm-2:30pm at 16 Bath Road
Session 7

Online

  • Using resources at Kingston Literacy & Skills
  • Readability levels of resources
  • Clear Language
Online
Session 8

In Class

  • Wrapping it all up
  • Taking the next step
  • Matching students and tutors
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
5:00pm-7:00pm at 16 Bath Road