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November 4, 2022

Tutor Resources

Literacy resources to help our COOL tutors

Reading Skill Development Readers and Text
Using the Westcoast Reader in the Classroom Westcoast Reader
Punctuation – COPS Using the Westcoast Reader for Literacy Instruction
5 Ws and How Grassroots Press – Active Reader level 1
5 Ws and How Chart Grassroots Press – Active Reader level 2
Word Tic Tac Toe   (SAMPLE) Grassroots Press – Active Reader level 3
K-W-L Technique The Really Useful Guide to Words and Numbers
What Do Good Readers Do Best of the Reader
   
Writing Skill DevelopmentSpelling
Writing Out Loud Webinar for TutorsApproaches to Teaching Spelling
Writing Out LoudAnalyzing Spelling Mistakes
NWT Literacy Council Ideas for WritingSpelling Worksheets
Learning StrategiesLesson Planning
Learning StylesESL Tutor Handbook
Strategies for teaching refugees in the ELL ClassroomLesson Ideas
Tutoring Adults with Learning Disabilities

Digital Tutoring Guides and Support

 The following resources are designed to help tutors navigate the features and  functions of the Zoom and WhatsApp on computers or mobile devices. The step by-step tutoring checklists outline how to join and schedule meetings,  send invites, share files and screens and much more. The in-depth webinar guides  detail best practices, in-meeting controls and settings, and host responsibilities. 

WhatsApp Tutoring Checklist – This checklist is designed to help tutors  navigate the WhatsApp platform when tutoring learners one-on-one. The  following instructions address features available to tutors and learners who are  using WhatsApp on an iPhone or Android device. 

 
Zoom Tutoring Checklist – This checklist is designed to help tutors navigate  the Zoom platform when tutoring learners one-on-one. If you are hosting a  meeting please see “Zoom Tutoring Checklist for Hosts”. If you or your learner are  using a smartphone, please see “Zoom Tutoring Checklist for iPhone or Android”. 



Zoom Tutoring Checklist for Hosts – This checklist is designed to help tutors  navigate the Zoom platform when tutoring learners one-on-one. The following  instructions address features available to tutors who are hosting a session using  Zoom on a computer. If you are not a host, please see “Zoom Tutoring Checklist”.  If you or your student is using Zoom on a smartphone, please see “Zoom Tutoring  Checklist for iPhone or Android”. 

Zoom Tutoring Checklist for iPhone or Android – This checklist is designed to  help tutors navigate the Zoom platform when tutoring learners one-on-one. The  following instructions address features available to tutors who have been invited  with a link or who are hosting a session using Zoom on an iPhone or Android  device. If you or your learner is using a computer, please see the “Zoom Tutoring  Checklist” or “Zoom Tutoring Checklist for Hosts”.
Zoom Video Guides
Join a Meeting
Schedule a Meeting 
Set up Audio & Video
Meeting Controls
Share Your Screen
Share Screen & Annotate
Manage Breakout Rooms
Manage Waiting Room
Launch Polls
Use Remote Control

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