Tutoring strategy for adolescent readers

Posted by on October 28, 2005

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv]

Do your afterschool programs serve middle and upper grade students? Are you looking for ways to develop literacy skills and increase motivation for these adolescent learners? The LEARNS partners are pleased to announce the Fall 2005 Tutor newsletter, I Couldn’t Put It Down: Captivating the hearts and minds of adolescent readers.

This issue of the Tutor provides:
* Suggestions for successfully engaging adolescents in literacy
* Guidance for coaching youth in reading comprehension and vocabulary development
* Examples of literacy support across the curriculum
* Ideas and resources for mentoring teens in the benefits and joys of literacy

Download a copy of this resource at:

LEARNS is a partnership of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and the Bank Street College of Education. We are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service to provide training and technical assistance to projects focused on tutoring, mentoring, literacy, and out-of-school time.

For additional resources and information, visit the National Service Resource Center at http://www.NationalServiceResources.org, the Effective Practices Information Center at http://www.NationalServiceResources.org/epicenter, and the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse at http://www.servicelearning.org.

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