Tutor Training

Tutor Training provides volunteers with a foundation in tutoring adult literacy learners.


Tutor Now: English as a Second Language (Blended)

Tutor Now, English as a Second Language offers theory and techniques specific to tutoring learners for whom English is not the first language, and whose level of literacy in their native language ranges from pre-literate to highly advanced.  

 Participants will learn:

  • Second language acquisition theory
  • Goals setting and lesson planning
  • Strategies for teaching speaking, listening, reading and writing

The blended training mixes traditional face-to-face classroom facilitated workshops with self-paced online modules. The class meets face-to-face twice. In addition, volunteers are required to read material and complete assignments online by the end of the class. 

NOTE: The Office of adult Education reserves the right to cancel a Tutor Training class when the minimum capacity (8) has not been reached.




Additional Information

Tutor Training REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS 
Volunteers interested in participating in the Office of Adult Education.

Tutor Training program must agree to the following:
•6 months of tutoring commitment (2 to 3 hours per week)
•Be at least 18 years old
•Have at least a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED© or HiSET©). Some college and/or previous training is a plus. 
•Have basic computer and Internet skills, with access to a reliable computer and Internet
•Must register for the training 
•Must attend and complete every part of the training including the online portion
•Arrive to training on time or be no more than 30 MINUTES LATE
•For referrals to some providers, a Bachelor’s Degree may be required.
•If a training is missed, or a significant training content is missed due to lateness, early departure, or any other reason, an “incomplete” grade will be issued 

Canvas Integration: This class in blended – In addition to the face to face sessions, volunteers are required to complete work online, through our virtual classroom on CANVAS©

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Southwest Community Development Corporation
Training Room
18 - &up Polsky 6/2 - 6/16 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $0.00 View 16

Tutor Now: Fundamentals of Adult Learning (Online)

Tutor Now: Fundamentals of Adult Learning (Online) provides tutors with a foundation of how to effectively tutor adult learners.

Participants will learn how to use learner-centered tutoring techniques, use assessment to guide instruction, help their learners set achievable goals, create lesson plans, integrate technology in instruction, and document learner progress.

This training will be delivered and facilitated online. You are expected to read text material, watch and react to videos, submit responses to discussion prompts and quizzes, and provide thoughtful feedback to other volunteers in the virtual classroom. A tutor trainer will be available to monitor, facilitate the course, and provide feedback as needed.  You have three weeks to complete this training.

Completion of all components is required to receive the Office of Education's Certificate of Completion. 

*Tutor Fundamentals of Adult Learning is a prerequisite for the Tutor Now, GED©/HiSET© Prep Training. 

NOTE: The Office of adult Education reserves the right to cancel a Tutor Training class when the minimum capacity (8) has not been reached.

 




Additional Information

Tutor Training REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS 
Volunteers interested in participating in the Office of Adult Education Tutor Training program must agree to the following:

•6 months of tutoring commitment (2 to 3 hours per week)
•Be at least 18 years old
•Have at least a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED© or HiSET©). Some college and/or previous training is a plus. 
•Have basic computer and Internet skills, with access to a reliable computer and Internet
•Must register for the training 
•Must attend and complete every part of the training including the online portion
•Arrive to training on time or be no more than 30 MINUTES LATE
•For referrals to some providers, a Bachelor’s Degree may be required.
•If a training is missed, or a significant training content is missed due to lateness, early departure, or any other reason, an “incomplete” grade will be issued 

Canvas Integration: This class is online – volunteers are required to complete work online, through our virtual classroom on CANVAS©

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Online
Canvas Online Learning Platform
18 - &up Reckahn 6/3 - 6/24 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM $0.00 View 25

Tutor Now: GED® / HiSET® Prep (Blended)

Tutor Now: GED® / HiSET® Prep provides volunteers with the knowledge, tools, skills, and resources to support adult learners who are working at a 9th grade + level.  
Volunteers will learn tactics to help prepare students to take standardized tests like the GED® or HiSET® in order to obtain a Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma. 

This training is completed over a three-week period. Part 1 and 3 of the ASE Tutor Training are completed online, where the participants are required to read text material, watch and react to videos, submit blog entries and give feedback to their peers. The online portion is complemented by Part 2 of the training, which is a face-to-face, three-hour, Teaching Strategies workshop, offered on a Thursday evening, May 10th. The Tutor Trainer monitors the participants’ activities and provides feedback as needed. 
Completion of all components is required to receive the Office of Education's Certificate of Completion.  

* Tutor Now: Fundamentals of Adult Learning is a prerequisite for this training. Volunteers must attend all sessions in order to complete training and receive a certificate

NOTE: The Office of Adult Education reserves the right to cancel a Tutor Training class when the minimum capacity (8) has not been reached.



Additional Information

Tutor Training REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS 
Volunteers interested in participating in the Office of Adult Education Tutor Training program must agree to the following:

•6 months of tutoring commitment (2 to 3 hours per week)
•Be at least 18 years old
•Have at least a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED© or HiSET©). Some college and/or previous training is a plus. 
•Have basic computer and Internet skills, with access to a reliable computer and Internet
•Must register for the training 
•Must attend and complete every part of the training including the online portion
•Arrive to training on time or be no more than 30 MINUTES LATE
•For referrals to some providers, a Bachelor’s Degree may be required.
•If a training is missed, or a significant training content is missed due to lateness, early departure, or any other reason, an “incomplete” grade will be issued 

Canvas Integration: This class is blended – In addition to the face to face sessions, volunteers are required to complete work online, through our virtual classroom on CANVAS©

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OAE - Two Penn Center, 1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1412
Training Room
18 - &up Gates-Smith 5/6 - 5/20 Th Su 11:30 PM - 11:30 PM $0.00 View 18

Tutor Now: Technology Skills

The Office of Adult Education's Tutor Now: Technology Skills, will equip you with tools, skills, and resources to support adults who wish to increase their technology skills. This training is designed with the principles of adult learning theory and technological instruction to suit a wide variety of learners.

 In addition, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the barriers to digital inclusion and the wide variety of learners served in Philadelphia 
  • Understand and Apply adult learning theory and learner-centered strategies to motivate learners
  • Demonstrate how to locate and access information and resources using technology

This is a two-week online course that follows an asynchronous instructor-facilitated, cohort-based model.

NOTE: The Office of Adult Education reserves the right to cancel a Tutor Training class when the minimum capacity (8) has not been reached.



Additional Information

Tutor Training REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS 
Volunteers interested in participating in the Technology Skills Office of Adult Education Tutor Training program must agree to the following:

•4 months of tutoring commitment (2 to 3 hours per week)
•Be at least 18 years old
•Have at least a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED© or HiSET©). Some college and/or previous training is a plus. 
•Have basic computer and Internet skills, with access to a reliable computer and Internet
•Must register for the training 
•Must attend and complete every part of the training including the online portion
•Arrive to training on time or be no more than 30 MINUTES LATE
•For referrals to some providers, a Bachelor’s Degree may be required.
•If a training is missed, or a significant training content is missed due to lateness, early departure, or any other reason, an “incomplete” grade will be issued 

Canvas Integration: This class is online – volunteers are required to complete work online, through our virtual classroom on CANVAS©

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TechSkills18K.02
Online
Canvas Online Learning Platform
18 - &up Moore 5/20 - 6/6 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM $0.00 View 16