Tutor training is usually held over the weekend and all materials are provided.
The SSRC offers a free 6-hour Basic Literacy Tutor Workshop for new reading tutors. The training, based on the Laubach Teaching Principles, is usually held over a weekend uses a comprehensive new manual which makes for a fun and informative experience.
The Each One Teach One philosophy means that if you can read, you can teach another person to read.
No prior teaching experience is required.
The Laubach training method helps reading tutors to create a positive learning environment for students.
The cornerstone of the Laubach method and philosophy is built on COMPASSION.
The role of the tutor is to help an adult improve reading, writing, numeracy and/or other life skills in order to attain their full reading potential.
The 12-hour South Shore Reading Council Basic Literacy Tutor Workshop plus occasional additional training sessions.
Once or twice a week for one to two hours, depending on the needs and availability of both the student and the tutor.
Locations may vary; however, it is recommended that tutoring sessions initially take place in a public place, such as our office, library or school.