The Literacy Council of the Palouse offers FREE one-on-one tutoring for adults in reading, writing, ESL, GED, math & computer literacy.
The Literacy Council of the Palouse is a non-profit organization based out of Moscow, ID and Pullman, WA. We offer free tutoring for adults by matching them with compatible volunteer tutors. We accept tax deductible donations of cash and marketable books.
Our Office- We are located at 1635 NE Upper Drive, Pullman, WA 99163. Office Hours By appointment! 509 592-5657
Volunteer Coordinator -- Irv Jacob
Irv Jacob has been with the Literacy Council of the Palouse since October 2008. He is a certified teacher and has a great deal of experience working with learners. Volunteer tutors receive an introductory training, and clients will be assessed to determine their needs. Our goal is to help learners reach their educational goals and achieve their full potential. We always need new volunteers and new referrals of people who need help. email@example.com Do you know someone who needs English language assistance?
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Literacy Help, science fiction books
3 Objects From Outer Space That Science Fiction Books Have Overly Exploited
Space and spirituality are arguably the most explored, yet the least illuminating realms of study. When we ponder over the brightest star, Sirius, or the most conspicuous constellation, Orion, we find the giant leap for mankind as being unnervingly small. This fascinating mystery surrounding space makes fiction writers all the more enthusiastic for propounding theories, factual or otherwise, in…
|Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:46:32 +0000|
Literacy Help, literacy., Reading
How To Understand What We Are Reading
Many times we struggle to understand what we are reading due to many factors that influence our reading habits. Reading an article, a novel, a book or any other academic material does not guarantee that you will grasp everything that your eyes come across. However, there are…
|Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:53:08 +0000|
Legislatures Want To Offer Tax Exemptions For College Textbooks: Can It Work?
If you are a college student, then you may be all too aware of how very pricey college textbooks can be. It is not uncommon for college students to spend anywhere between 20 to 50 percent of the cost of their college tuition on books alone. This…
|Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:30:43 +0000|
Jane Austen Tour
Anyone who loves Jane Austen’s work will enjoy a visit to some of the places where she lived and wrote her books. There are a host of sites which allow a reader to feel more connected to Austen and which give insight into the world she inhabited in the 1700′s. Steventon Steventon is where Austen was born, in 1975, to…
|Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:48:13 +0000|
Youth Literacy Help, hoomschooling
How To Homeschool – 7 Best Homeschooling Tips Ever
1. Do Fun Projects With Multi-disciplinary Work A fun project can be a great way to get children excited about learning. It makes it more real for them. For example, you and the child could set up a 30 gallon tropical aquarium with them and raise tropical fish, snails, and living corals. Obviously, there are many science lessons that you…
|Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:07:15 +0000|
Top TV Teachers
Whether it was the eccentric art teacher who nurtured creative talent or the maths tutor who didn’t care about anything but his pending retirement, every former pupil has a favourite teacher that they fondly remember. The world of TV and film has produced many fictional fonts of wisdom, and while some…
|Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:01:47 +0000|
Literacy Help, creativity
Unleash the Beast: Creativity Uncapped and Raring To Go
Creativity is an often-used term that is not easily defined. Whether through cooking, copywriting or completing artwork, many of us put our own slant on the term every single day. Let’s Get Visual, Visual The National Advisory Committee on Creative and Cultural Education defined creativity as ‘imaginative activity fashioned [...] to…