Hey, Volunteers! The Spring issue of Tutor Talk is out, have you read it?! If you haven’t, you’re missing out on great tips to use in your classrooms and possibly even a feature on just how awesome you are in the “Tutor Highlights” section! So, click here to check it out.
Thank you to all of the presenters and volunteers who made out 2014 Spring In-Service and Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast a great success.
You will find a list of topics that were covered and some pictures from the event, below.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) Sessions:
Number Sense – Marti Johnson
Reading Strategies for Language Arts, Science & Social Studies – Anna Woodham and Tiffany Cherry
Hands-on Activities for ABE Classrooms - Bonnie Anderson, Kaila Moon,Laura Scott
English as a Second Language (ESL) Sessions:
Technology in the ESL Classroom – Tonya Creamer
Improving Student Retention – Tonya Creamer
My Story, My Voice: Defying Expectations was a free dramatic storytelling performance, held at the Warehouse Theater (WHT), featuring GLA students. It was an inspiring evening of autobiographical stories about life defying expectations, written and performed by Greenville Literacy Association students and Furman University Theatre students. The who worked extremely hard with help of acting coaches from Warehouse Theatre and Furman Theatre to prepare their presentations.
Thank you to everyone who came to support our students, it was truly a moving experience. Also, a big THANK YOU to Furman University Theatre for working with GLA students to write and share their stories. to WHT teaching artists, Prentiss and Kevin, WHT artistic associate, Maegan Azar, GLA volunteer, Katherine Latham, and to the Metropolitan Arts Council for supporting this partnership.
Here are some pictures from the evening: