Literacy

Instant Poetry!

If your adult learner would like to work on poetry but needs some inspiration, click here. On the left they will see a list of poems; help them choose one and follow the directions, adding words when and where instructed. Click on “Create my ___ poem,” and voila, they'll have an instant poem! This site also gives you an example so you can see what yours will look like. Try it out; it’s a lot of fun! 

Continuing Education for ESL Tutors

Every Friday at 3:00 (CST), the American TESOL Institute conducts a free 30 minute webinar on a topic of interest for ESL teachers and tutors. Visit http://www.livebinders.com/play/present?id=292127 for more information and to access archives of previous webinars. If you complete a webinar, be sure to turn in a short summary to the literacy office for continuing education credit. 

Celebrate Citizenship!

YWCA Tulsa is hosting Citizenship Day on July 28th from 9am-noon at the YWCA East Multicultural Center. This event will provide information to permanent residents who are interested in becoming US citizens. The first 50 people to RSVP to (918) 663-0377 will receive a free consultation with an immigration attorney, so call soon to register! Be sure to take your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) along with you to qualify for a consultation. 

Save the Date for Oklahoma's 1st Health Literacy Summit

You are invited to join the Oklahoma Literacy Coalition at Oklahoma's 1st Health Literacy Summit on September 27 & 28 in Norman, OK. For more information, please contact Joni Dyer at 580-762-4580 or visit http://www.odl.state.ok.us/literacy/.

Understanding Health Care Reform

Do you think health care reform is a bit perplexing? If so,  you can imagine how much more confusing it might be for someone with limited English proficiency or low literacy skills.

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