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Friday, December 18, 2009

Connecting Tutoring Sessions to Workforce Development

Are you working with a low level learner and wondering how the basic skills that you are working on can be connected to workforce goals? The document, Exploring Work-based Foundation Skills in the ABLE Classroom, Instructional Activities and Resources to Use with Adult Learners, can give you ideas for use in your one on one tutoring sessions.

The document can be found by going to http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/professional_development/9085/workforce_education_pd/523336, scrolling partway down the page until the Foundation Skills Framework for Volunteer Tutors header, and clicking on the link for the mentioned document.
You can also follow this link to access the document through Google Docs: http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B926mnQyIUuxZjE1ZDFkZjMtYjEwMC00ZmY2LWE1OWEtN2M2MTM1ODJlZjY4&hl=en

 Also available is the Foundation Skills Framework Resources booklet which contains the Foundation Skills Wheel, Learner Self-Appraisal, and Competency Lists. Go to this link, http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/resources___documents/9086/workforce_education_resources/523341, scroll down to Foundation Skills Tools and click on the Foundation Skills Framework Resources (pdf).

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