you need help in reading, writing, or math? Do you
know someone who does?
in the literacy program receive one-on-one tutoring.
Each student is matched with a trained volunteer
tutor. The student and tutor meet for lessons at
a time and location convenient for both.
will meet with their tutors two hours each week.
tutor will provide help with the things the student
wants to learn. This could include improving reading
or math skills, learning about dealing with doctors
and health and their children's schoolwork, or getting
a better job.
you or someone you know needs this kind of help,
call to set up an interview with a Literacy Specialist
at either the Yucca Valley Branch Library or the
Twentynine Palms Branch Library. Tutoring is free
are held to train volunteers to become tutors. Each
workshop focuses on methods of teaching reading
and different styles. Ways to improve the student's
sight word vocabulary and phonics skills and the
use of context to determine a word's meaning are
discussed. The training also emphasizes ways to
improve a student's comprehension of what he or
she has read.
are held at various times and generally last most
of the day. If you take the workshop and feel you
can offer at least two hours a week, you will be
matched with a student by the Literacy Specialist.
Literacy Specialist will suggest materials to help
you and your student get started and provide support
throughout the learning process.