Let’s Start with ABC: Teaching Phonics Virtually to Adult ESL Learners
 

Let’s Start with ABC: Teaching Phonics Virtually to Adult ESL Learners

Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CDT (Not sure what time this is in your time zone? Click here to convert it!)

Cost: There is no fee for this training, but your tax-deductible donation will support our tutor training program and literacy learners across Minnesota!

Description: Phonics is a crucial part of becoming a reader, yet many adult ESL learners lack sufficient decoding skills to be able to sound out and recognize new words, and don’t get adequate phonics instruction in their beginning level classes. In this webinar, you’ll learn phonics activities to help learners with blending, segmenting, and developing phonemic awareness skills. Participants will leave with multiple activities they can use in one-on-one virtual tutoring or online classes, as well as suggestions for making phonics relevant and engaging to learners.

CEUs will be emailed to participants after the webinar, typically within 1-2 business days. Webinars are not recorded, but please check literacymn.org/volunteer-trainings for additional sessions.

This workshop meets the Literacy Minnesota Foundations of Remote Instruction Certificate Program requirements. Learn more about the certificate program at https://www.literacymn.org/foundations-of-remote-instruction-certificate-program.

Questions? Contact Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org or 651-251-9074.

Literacy Minnesota is committed to providing access for people with disabilities at our trainings and events. To request accommodations, please contact Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org or 651-251-9074 at least two weeks in advance.

Advanced registration required!

You will receive a registration confirmation email with a Zoom link to access the webinar. If you believe you have registered but do not receive an email, please check your spam/junk folder. If you cannot locate it, make sure you’ve registered correctly by consulting the written directions or video below; the registration includes TWO screens where you must enter your information – make sure you go all the way through!

Email Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org if you still cannot locate your confirmation email with Zoom link. Registration is open up until the webinar start time, but we recommend registering at least one day in advance if possible in case you need assistance. Due to the high volume of attendance at webinars, we may not be able to get back to you if you request registration assistance immediately before or at the webinar start time.

Having trouble registering? See written instructions below or watch this how-to video. (Using a mobile device? See this video instead.)

Register one person:

  • Your $10 or $20 donation will help us do more to share the power of learning! Click "Add" next to one of the two "Register with a donation" options to make a tax-deductible gift. If you do not wish to make a donation, choose "Register for free."
  • Enter your information and click "Continue." (Please note that this screen can be difficult to see on a mobile device -- you may need to zoom out.)
  • Click "Continue" again.
  • Fill out the Additional Information by clicking "Copy from" next to your name.
  • Click "Process" and you will see the message "Thank you for registering." at the bottom of the screen.

Register multiple people:

  • Your $10 or $20 donation will help us do more to share the power of learning! Click "Add" next to one of the two "Register with a donation" options to make a tax-deductible gift. If you do not wish to make a donation, choose "Register for free."
  • Enter your information and click "Continue." (Please note that this screen can be difficult to see on a mobile device -- you may need to zoom out.)
  • Click "Add New Group/Attendees" to add others. Enter their information and click "Continue." Repeat for all attendees.
  • Click "Continue" again.
  • Fill out the Additional Information by clicking "Copy from" next to your name.
  • Click "Process" and you will see the message "Thank you for registering." at the bottom of the screen.

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