Resources

Monthly Tutor Reports:

Choose the Report Form best for you:

 

LVGW Tutor Lending Library Page (A Digital Catalog of Books and Additional Add-ons available for our tutors at our Lending Library): CLICK HERE

 

Local Education and Career Connections:

Waterbury Adult Education: www.waterbury.k12.ct.us/34/Home

Naugatuck Valley Community College: www.nvcc.commnet.edu/

Porter & Chester Institute: www.porterchester.com/campus-locations/waterbury-ct/

Stone Academy: www.stone.edu/locations/waterbury-campus/

 

National Organizations:

ProLiteracy WorldWide
www.proliteracy.org


State Resource:
Connecticut Digital Library
www.iconn.org


Family Literacy:
Motheread Inc.
www.motheread.org

Adult and Family Education
http://www.web-esl.com/ 
Activities include a listening component in a variety of life skill areas including shopping, jobs, health, housing, transportation.

Citizenship:
United States Citizenship and Immigration Service
www.uscis.gov

Resources for ESL and Basic Literacy Students and Tutors:
News For You
www.newsforyouonline.com    Use Password 21D4B5

English as a Second Language Resources:

Dave’s ESL Cafe
www.eslcafe.com

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab
www.esl-lab.com

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
www.cal.org
Resources for English language learning.

Online ESL Help Resource Center
http://www.online-college-reviews.com/resources/online-esl-help-resource-center/

Idioms: 
http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/ 
A dictionary of more than 3,800 English idiomatic expressions with definitions.

Basic Literacy Resources:

LD Online
www.Ldonline.org
Teacher resources for reading, writing, math and more for adults with learning disabilities.

Grammar Blast
www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/grammar/ 

Interactive games for learning grammar, capitalization and punctuation.

Math & Science Resources:
Khan Academy
www.khanacademy.org

Free online library of videos and practice activities that covers K-12 mathbiology, chemistry, physicsfinance, and history.  Each video is presented in 10-minute “digestible bites” and especially purposed for viewing on the computer. 

Tutor Professional Development: 
ProLiteracy Education Network 
www.proliteracyednet.org 
Offers online training opportunities and resources for adult literacy volunteers.

Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center (VALRC)
www.valrc.org 
Offers excellent adult literacy professional development, curriculum, and more.

Capitol Region Education Council
http://www.crec.org/cetes/adult_literacy/instructional.php 

 

Additional Student Learning Resources:

LEARNING TOOLS

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Marshall Adult Education:  click here
Stories with audio.  Each story is read 3 times at different speeds.  For beginning to advanced reading levels.
The Times in Plain English:  click here
Current news articles for intermediate and advanced reading levels.