New Training Materials: Tutoring and Literacy

Posted on May 24, 2002

LEARNS is happy to announce six new ready-to-use training activities available on our Web site. The new activities provide great ideas for training literacy tutors on the following topics: Alphabet Recognition, Concepts of Print, Reading Fluency, Matching Sounds, Oral Language Development, and Rhyme Time. Check them out at:

Many of the new activities support the skills discussed in the Winter 2002 Tutor newsletter, Tutoring Our Youngest Readers: Focusing on five major reading strategies. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s available online at:

LEARNS is a partnership of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and the Bank Street College of Education. We provide training and technical assistance to Corporation for National and Community Service and Federal Work Study projects focused on literacy and education.

For additional resources and information, be sure to check out the National Service Resource Center at and the Effective Practices Information Center at

Nicky Martin
Training and Technical Assistance Associate
Education, Career and Community Program
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
fax: 503/275/0133

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