A TED talk video about how often we take literacy for granted and how the power to read can change a life. Click on the TEDx icon below to watch the video.
In October of 2016, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. This news caused a bit of public debate as to whether or not music lyrics should be considered "literature." In June of 2017, Bob Dylan gave the lecture required for him to officially receive the award. See what he has to say … Continue reading Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize
A literary technique. A method of narration describing in words the thoughts processes and feelings that pass through a (characters) mind…partly characterized by the lack of some or all (proper) punctuation. This style of writing differs from a monologue or soliloquy in that it does not address an audience or a third person, but rather … Continue reading “Stream of Consciousness”
Here at the GoodSkills Literacy Corps we offer free one-on-one tutoring for basic literacy (reading and writing), speaking English for non-native English speakers, math, computer basics, GED prep, and financial coaching. Periodically we hold small group classes in Citizenship Exam preparation and Conversational English for non-native speakers. If you want to improve your skills in … Continue reading Need a Tutor?
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Below are the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps members serving with the GoodSkills Literacy Corps at Rappahannock Goodwill. Johanna Fingerhut, Aaron Maldonado, Tossia McDonald, Kimbra Staten, Donna Tocci, Nicole Williams, Francis Del Castillo Cordova, Cynthia Chambers, Nona Rector, Zikima Valentin, Anacelis Melendez, and Hijie Dahilog are located at the Goodwill facility on Market Street. Their primary focus will be one-on-one … Continue reading Meet The Team
Tutoring an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) student can be a very rewarding experience. However, the first lesson can be daunting if you have little experience interacting with a student who speaks limited English. Online ESOL tutor training from Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center ESL Gold - A great website packed with grammar, … Continue reading English for Speakers of Other Languages
Math is Fun- This site offers mathematics in an enjoyable and easy-to-learn manner, because the makers believe that mathematics is and should be fun. It aims to cover the full Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum. Below are links to sections of the site that we have found helpful for tutoring: Curriculum– An indispensable, fun … Continue reading Math