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Changes in the GED

Did you know the GED will be changing in January 2014? A new test will be offered that has been updated to reflect what students are learning in high school. The new test will only be available to take via a computer. 

The Literacy Office will be updating all our GED preparation materials, and several staff members have received training on the new GED, so please feel free to contact us with questions.

More information on the new test, and how it differs from the old test, can be found here.

Literacy Workshop: Conflict and Communications: Making It Work

Conflict and Communication: Making it Work

In this new class, we will study the Assertive Bill of Rights and learn how to react in difficult situations, and about standing up for ourselves while avoiding unnecessary conflict. Literacy Specialist Cleo Berninger will facilitate this workshop for tutors and their adult learners. 
 

 

Where: Zarrow Regional Library (2224 W. 51st Street)

When: Wednesday, November 13th, 6:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Please call the literacy office at 918-549-7400 to RSVP.
 

Listen Up!

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If your ESL learner would like a good resource for listening practice at home, check out Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab at www.esl-lab.com. Listening exercises are divided into categories of easy, medium, and difficult. Each exercise has pre- and post-listening activities, such as discussion topics, comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises, and suggestions for extension activities.

Online Tutor In-Service Opportunities

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Just a reminder that the Literacy Office requires that you take at least one continuing education class per year.  While the Literacy Office offers plenty of opportunities throughout the year administered by our staff for tutors who are unable to attend traditional classes, online options are available.  The Pro Literacy Network offers many self-paced, online courses for tutors at their website: http://www.proliteracyednet.org/articles.asp?mcid=2

Goals Workshop at Schusterman-Benson Library

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What do I like about my life right now? Who challenges me and believes that I can do better? What do I need? What do I want?

Do any of these questions perk your interest?  We will explore these questions and more in the next Goals Workshop on Saturday, September 14th from 10:15 a.m. -1:00 p.m. at Schusterman-Benson Library. This workshop is for adult learners and their tutors and provides an opportunity to learn something about yourself. This is not your ordinary goals-setting type of experience. Please call to reserve your spot: 918-549-7400.

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