Resources for Tutors

 

Lesson Planning

Adult Education Tutor Resources
Detailed lesson ideas and other useful tips for reading and writing tutoring sessions with adult learners.

Daily Grammar
An archive of short lessons organized according to subject are perfect for tutoring sessions.

Resource Room
Offers great lessons in reading, spelling comprehension, math and more.

Literacy Organizations and Advocacy Groups

BALit
A group of library literacy programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. This group strengthens some of the efforts to raise awareness throughout the Bay Area while saving costs.  

The California State Library
Has been involved in adult literacy through local libraries since 1985. Visit this website to find out more about what is going on in adult literacy programs in every part of California.

ProLiteracy America
An umbrella organization for library-based, adult school, community based, and community college literacy programs. Contains facts about literacy rates, worldwide and in the U. S., and information about exciting activities that are going on all over the country to make the U. S. more literate.

The National Center for Family Literacy
Promotes family literacy to break the cycle of families that do not read. 

 Literacy Research

National Assessment of Adult Literacy
State and county estimates of low literacy.

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Research focused on improving practice in educational programs that serve adults with limited literacy and English language skills, and those without a high school diploma.

 

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