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Deborah Young
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Results "tickle" us
"I get 'tickled' when I see our learners using  their skills to teach their classmates!  (Sometimes, I even choke up a bit.)" - KJL This sentiment is felt by all of us who work with the adults who come to Literacy Action.  Picture this -  Prepared, Rob is n...

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Volunteer Opportunities
Literacy Action Center relies heavily on volunteers.  We'd love your help. If not as a tutor, then perhaps you are interested in one of the tasks listed below. Is there something you could do for us that we didn't mention? Or do you know someone else who wo...

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Amazing Grandpa by guest blogger Marina
My grandpa passed away on May 30, 2015. It's hard to lose a person that has always been there for you. I remember him because he helped my mother when my father was in the army. I loved him for everything he did for us. I give thanks to my grandpa Piya. I s...

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September 2015 Training & Tutor Talk
Literacy Action Center  Volunteer/Tutor Training Workshop (You must attend both Saturdays to complete this training.) September 19, 2015 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)    +  September  26, 2015 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)    Place: 3595 S Main Street, Salt Lake City UT   Clos...

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Volunteer/Tutor Training Workshops
We need many volunteers .  We are always in need of good volunteers to work as tutors, on our Board of Trustees, in our office, and on special projects (e.g., marketing & fundraising). We appreciate your help in whatever way you wish to serve. For more info...

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Changes in My Life: Ellen & Trevor
Do you sometimes wonder the impact  we are having on learners' lives?  Three learners creating a group presentation. Volunteers who come in regularly see measurable differences in learners' abilities to perform specific literacy tasks. From an observer's po...

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Tutor Tip #1 - Facilitating Learner-to-Tutor Transformation
How we approach learners impacts how much they learn.
Meaning, if we ask learners, “Did you get the right answer?” We get an answer of yes or no. No learning occurs. If instead, we say: “Teach me what you just learned.”
Learning takes on meaning, and misund...

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May 2015 Tutor Training Workshop
Literacy Action Center  Volunteer/Tutor Training Workshop* (You must attend both Saturdays to complete this training.) May 9, 2015 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)    + May 23, 2015 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)    Place: 3595 S Main Street, Salt Lake City UT   Closing Date: May ...

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Next Tutor Talk
We are meeting again for ongoing professional development on Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 10AM-12noon.
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