community outreach

THANK YOU’S FROM THE MBCAL

Thanks are again in order to the Morongo Basin Transit Authority for their donation of bus passes to get our learners and volunteers to and from tutoring sites and MBCAL activities. These passes make many lives easier, and we are very grateful to Joe Meer and the MBTA board for their support of the Adult […]

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NEW RESEARCH ON BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Directors for the MBCAL have recently become aware of some recent research that sheds new light on how we learn. Starting from the very earliest age, children need the stimulation of hearing not only words, but many words, describing what something is, what color it is, what sound does it make, for example. Songs, nursery […]

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Volunteer Tutors Needed

(Pictured above: Literary Specialist and Director Emeritus Jack Taylor and Treasurer Kathy Truesdell circa 2005) We are also looking for tutors for native English speakers and for English as a Second Language students. The ESL students meet at Copper Mountain College’s Student Success Center. Other students can also meet there or at another tutor-student agreed upon […]

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THE MBCAL IS OUT AND ABOUT

Kelvin Easterling, one of the MBCAL board members, is trying to find different venues at which he is able to talk about the adult literacy program to people who may be interested in either being a tutor or perhaps want tutoring themselves. By the end of April, Kelvin will have spent two afternoons at Stater […]

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