While members of Goodskills Literacy Corps love to serve in our community, we also recognize the importance of our own health. That being said, we have a few reminders for ourselves and all our volunteer tutors and participants! Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer! It is crucial to maintain hygiene at this time. Do … Continue reading Stay Healthy!
Regrettably, our first volunteer interest meeting at Porter library is cancelled. Due to the spreading illnesses in our area. We urge everyone to stay home and clean this evening. As of now, the other dates for our "Roadshow" are still active, as is the date for our April 4th tutor training! Contact us for any … Continue reading CANCELLED: 03/12/2020 VOLUNTEER INTEREST MEETING
Goodskills Literacy Corps will have a table at the Fredericksburg Earth Day On the Rappahannock event! The event is on April 18th, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our table's theme will be "The A 'Bee' C's of Literacy". Click the link above for more information. Hope to see you there!
Leading up to our April 4th Tutor Training, we are going on a "roadshow"! In these sessions, we will share some information about our program, and have a question and answer session at the end. If you are interested in serving your community, don't hesitate to come and ask questions about our mission and what … Continue reading March “Roadshow”
On Saturday, April 4th, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m. we are hosting a Volunteer Tutor Training at the Rappahannock Goodwill Industries office! No prior teaching or tutoring experience is required to volunteer. We will share the information about our program as well as offer practice lesson planning scenarios for our volunteers! If you are … Continue reading April 4th Tutor Training from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
On Saturday, February 1st, 2020 we are hosting a Volunteer Tutor Training at the Rappahannock Goodwill Industries office! No prior teaching or tutoring experience is required to volunteer. If you are interested in being a tutor in our program and would like help us serve our community, contact us: Email: email@example.com Call: (540)684-6795 We look forward … Continue reading February 1st Volunteer Tutor Training 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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”