Literacy

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.
 

It Isn't About Teaching Your Child to Read

It Isn't About Teaching Your Child to Read

Read my article in Tulsa Kids (November 2013) about the central message I take to parents around the county: that teaching your child to read is not as important as making your child a reader. The skills of reading aren't worth much if your child doesn't use them. What can parents do from your child's very first days to insure that they will be lifelong readers? The answers may be simpler than you think.

Read the entire article at: http://www.tulsakids.com/November-2013/Reading-Every-Day/

Happy Halloween!

Tomorrow is Halloween! Boggle's World has several Halloween and fall-related activities for ESL students.

 http://bogglesworldesl.com/halloween_worksheets.htm

To TV, or not TV?

Ban under-threes from watching television

'The US department of health and human services now specifically cites the reduction of screen time as a health priority, aiming "to increase the proportion of children aged 0 to two years who view no television or videos on an average weekday" and increase the proportion of older children up to 18 who have no more than two hours' screen time a day.'

Introducing our new ESL Specialist!

We are happy to introduce our new ESL Specialist, Jennifer Lockhart! Jennifer has recently joined the Literacy team, and we are very excited she is here. We asked her to introduce herself:

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