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Keeping In Touch, Volume 4

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Good Morning Tutors!

You are continuing to make a difference in the lives of your student by staying connected through tutoring during this ever-changing time. Thank you!

Let me know if you have questions, suggestions, or concerns about current tutoring practices.

Our thoughts and well wishes are with you and those who are affected.  

Carol Garcia
Tutor Support Specialist
Light a Spark Through Literacy
Results from Keeping in Touch Survey:

Our thanks to those tutors who participated in our recent survey. Results show that you are adapting to an entirely different way of tutoring. Of those that responded, the following are results from the first four questions. We will summarize the comments to Question #5 and share that with you in the next edition of Keeping in Touch. 

Question 1: Have you reached out to your learner since we have suspended in-person tutoring activities?
  • Yes – 96.10% 
  • No – 3.90%

Question 2: Have you continued tutoring your learner since we have suspended in-person tutoring activities?
  • Yes – 45.45%
  • No – 54.55%

Question 3: What alternative method(s) are you using to meet with your learner? (Check all that apply)
  • Phone – 67.50% 
  • FaceTime – 22.50%
  • Zoom – 12.50%
  • Skype – 2.50%
  • Email – 42.50%
  • US Mail – 30.00%
  • Other – 14 responses
  • 10 texting to stay in touch
  • 1 using WhatsApp
  • 1 using FreeConfrenceCall.com
  • 1 using Facebook

Question 4: On average, how long is your tutoring session?
  • Less than a half-hour – 35.00% 
  • One hour – 17.50%
  • More than one hour – 47.50%
What up with WhatsApp?

If you aren’t familiar with the app – WhatsApp,  you may want to watch this easy to understand, descriptive video which explains what the free app does. As a tutoring tool, you will be able to call, text, send and receive messages, documents, photos, and videos.   It is a free, easy, and simple resource for both you and your student to use for tutoring sessions. 
Activity Links:

These are individual activities. You may be able to use one or more with your student:  

LDP Staff Directory quick reference:

For all other questions or concerns, please call us at 630.942.5210 or email us at  info@literacydupage.org .
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