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ERIC Number: ED188463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 185
Abstractor: N/A
Workshop Leader's Handbook.
Literacy Volunteers, Inc., Syracuse, NY.
A handbook for workshop leaders of the Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. (LVA), is presented. The leaders present LVA's Tutor Training workshops. Contents concern the following: qualifications required of workshop leaders; the needs of workshop trainees and methods to meet their needs; the basic tools that the workshop leader must understand before conducting a workshop; the workshop leader's team and the duties that may be delegated by the leader to the team; tasks the workshop leader should perform when planning a workshop; the manner in which continuity leads to the better job; things to remember when demonstrating techniques for the trainees; the suggested technique used for demonstrating the "experience story,""sight words,""phonics," and "word patterns"; three of the 12 creative wall displays that LVA affiliates are using and recommend; procedures affiliate leaders use to promote motivation and insure high interest in their trainees; the advantages and disadvantages of using demonstration students; the procedures used by workshop leaders who utilize demonstration students; the ways some workshop leaders have used guest speakers; tasks recommended as followup activities, a resource for planning and drawing up the contract for the workshop; five recommendations for planning and implementing the contract workshop (or special job); perspectives about personality problems in a workshop; dealing with a trainee who argues with every technique or dominates; and self-evaluation. (SW)
Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc., 623 Midtown Plaza, 700 E. Water Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Literacy Volunteers, Inc., Syracuse, NY.