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Register Now for General Tutor Training – Jan 21!

Calling NHR tutors! Our next general tutor training will be on Thursday, Jan 21 from 1-3pm at the Dixwell Center (101 Ashmun St., New Haven). Light refreshments will be served. These trainings are intended for new tutors and are led by our Education Director, Tanya Smith. We strongly encourage new tutors, and tutors who may […]

January 7, 2016 in News & Events, Volunteers by

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Make your new year’s resolution to volunteer at NHR!

Make your New Year’s resolution to volunteer for NHR! We could not make the immense impact on our community without the support and dedication of our amazing volunteers. Join our corps of over 400 volunteers who share the joy and power of reading with children in our community. The minimum commitment is one hour per […]

January 4, 2016 in News & Events, Volunteers by

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Help us at our annual Volunteer Day!

Help us to stuff envelopes for our annual appeal and to create holiday decoration kits for our students during our annual volunteer day on Saturday, November 14th! If you can come for a shift or part of the time, that is great! We appreciate your help. Bring a friend! Please sign up through the Google […]

November 2, 2015 in News & Events, Volunteers by

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Tuesday Tip-Let’s Chat!

Today’s Tuesday Tip is written by our new Saturday Assistant Site Director, Asia!  Once you have gotten to know your tutee try and keep an open dialogue with them from session to session. It is important that both tutee and tutor feel comfortable communicating with each other. If the tutee feels comfortable communicating with you […]

November 18, 2014 in Tuesday Tips, Volunteers by

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Tuesday Tip- Using SPOT and DOT

Today’s Tuesday Tip is written by Lisa, Site Director at Science Park!    Our most recent Wendy North Training focused on helping our students decode multisyllabic words. From Lisa: My biggest take-away from the training: Teaching students to read multisyllable words starts with showing them strategies to read all of the 18 vowel sounds. Teach them […]

November 4, 2014 in Tuesday Tips, Volunteers by

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Tuesday Tips: Thick as THIEVES

THIEVES is a pre-reading strategy that helps students understand the purpose of a nonfiction text using an easily remembered acronym. Students learn how to “steal” information from the Title, Headings, Introduction, Every first sentence, Visuals & Vocabulary, End-of-chapter questions, and Summary before reading the entire expository text.  Using THIEVES will allow you and your student to […]

April 22, 2014 in Tuesday Tips, Volunteers by

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Tuesday Tips: Help Your Student Digest Nonfiction Text

This weekend we hosted Wendy North from Literacy How, Inc. for a tutor training on Nonfiction Reading Comprehension. Wendy gave an overview about what she called expository text — informative text that puts out ideas. Here are some of the notable characteristics of expository text. It: Communicates facts Covers a wide range of genres and formats Is […]

April 8, 2014 in News & Events, Tuesday Tips, Volunteers by

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Tuesday Tips: Open-Ended Questions

This is a great tip for encouraging oral language skill development, imagination, and thinking! When talking with your student try to use open-ended questions. Open-ended questions allow students to answer beyond ‘yes’ and ‘no’. These types of questions are great for discussing the books you read together. Here’s a handy guide for asking open-ended questions: […]

December 3, 2013 in Programs, Tuesday Tips, Volunteers by

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jodi Lowe

Welcome to our  Volunteer Spotlight series! Throughout the year, New Haven Reads will highlight some of our spectacular volunteers. Read on to learn more about one of our Science Park tutors, Jodi Lowe.   Jodi moved to the United States from Canada when she was  in about 6th grade. She is currently a senior at […]

November 22, 2013 in Programs, Volunteer Spotlight, Volunteers by

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Tuesday Tips: What’s a tutor to do?

Today’s tip is from our Wendy North Tutor Training this past Saturday on the importance of oral language for reading. Wendy provided a few bullet points on things tutors can do during the session: Be a good role model Pick your battles Be intentional: Start every session with “social pleasantries” Play your favorite language games […]

November 5, 2013 in News & Events, Tuesday Tips, Volunteers by

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