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Tutor 8

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Learner Profile PDF

Lesson Plans

Written by Ruth Colvin with nationally-recognized learning disabilities expert, Corrine Smith, PhD, Syracuse University, Tutor 8 is an essential resource for new tutors who want to be successful and effective teachers to adult learners.

Based on a collaborative, learner-centered approach, Tutor 8 offers step-by-step instructions for working with basic literacy students in one-to-one, small group, or classroom settings.

Tutor 8 focuses on five key areas:

  • Language Experience
  • Sight words
  • Phonics
  • Patterned words
  • Comprehension

NEW Chapter on learning disabilities:

  • Tutors will learn how to identify learning disabilities and differences
  • Tutors will acquire techniques for working with learning disabled students

Tutor 8 offers easy-to-follow procedures for:

  • Using the Language Experience Approach (LEA)
  • Integrating writing and reading processes
  • Direct instruction
  • Helping learners with goal setting
  • Developing comprehension and critical thinking skills
  • Using assisted reading

Additional emphasis on:

  • Early introduction of process writing
  • Techniques to use with real-life materials
  • How adults learn
  • Assessment as an ongoing process
    • A learner profile sheet allows tutors to identify the strength and weaknesses of individual students, directing them to targeted instruction

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TUTOR, 8th Edition 2895 $23.00 $18.40

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