Ad Lit Book Club debuts this fall

The Ad Lit Book Club is an initiative of the Center for Adolescent Literacies at UNC Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. to build community and conversation around discussions of books that focus on adolescents and their literacies.

This Fall, 2013 the Ad Lit Book Club will launch the Book Club by reading and discussing The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning by James Paul Gee.

This Fall, 2013 the Ad Lit Book Club will launch the Book Club by reading and discussing The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning by James Paul Gee.

This Fall, 2013 we will launch the Book Club by reading and discussing The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning by James Paul Gee. Most of the conversation will take place electronically in our blog, Facebook page, and VoiceThread. We will have a concluding discussion at UNC Charlotte. More details coming soon!

One Book…One Conversation…Three Venues

You can join the conversation in three places online:

More information coming soon including dates and invitations to join the discussion! Contact Bruce Taylor for more information at bruce.taylor@uncc.edu.

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Sept. 30 Tutoring Training at Davidson College

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United Way of Central Carolinas and the Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting another ReadWriteServe tutor/mentor training. The training will be held on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. at Davidson College in the Sprinkle Room in Alvarez Union, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson, North Carolina.

The training, Tutoring 101, is an initial tutor and mentor training for adult tutors and mentors and those working with Project 1,000, a United Way program to recruit, train and support 1,000 tutors, mentors and readers in the community. Others are welcome but seating is limited. Contact Sarah Degnan of the United Way of Central Carolinas at sdegnan@uwcentralcarolinas.org for more information.

Tutoring 101 training set for Sept. 21, 2103

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United Way of Central Carolinas and the Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting a tutor/mentor training on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Bliss Hall, located at 507 Tryon St. in Charlotte, N.C.

The training, Tutoring 101, is an initial tutor and mentor training for adult tutors and mentors at St. Peter’s and those working with Project 1,000, a United Way program to recruit, train and support 1,000 tutors, mentors and readers in the community. Others are welcome but seating is limited.

Click here to RSVP and sign up for the training.