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The Value of Volunteer Time
Independent Sector | Research — The Value of Volunteer Time was just released for this fiscal year. These reports help non-profits account for the donations of time given by volunteers. Non-profits are required by law to provide this information as part of accounting regulation. Their chart of the historical valuation of volunteer time is an… Continue reading
Paid Tutoring Opportunities
High unemployment is a mixed bag for volunteer-based non-profits. On the one hand, there are some very qualified people who want to fill their time with something meaningful. On the other hand, many of those same qualified people need to pay their bills. I was contacted this week by a potential tutor with an MBA… Continue reading
Increasing NEO Regional Capacity for Literacy Volunteers
We are looking for feedback from potential partners to submit an AmeriCorps Planning Grant to Increase NEO Regional Capacity for Literacy Volunteers. Please respond by Tuesday, April 21: Organizational Interest Form: Increasing NEO Regional Capacity for Literacy Volunteers. For more detailed information about the grant and requirements for a placement site, please email Meagen Howe. Continue reading
Pros and Cons of the TABE Test
I recently received an email from a colleague recently and thought others might also like a review of the TABE test: I am the Literacy Coordinator for the Boone County Learning Network Literacy Initiative in Lebanon, Indiana. We are starting a new one-on-one tutoring program for adults in our county to help improve their reading… Continue reading
Mustard Seed Training is a team of faith-based artisan creating materials for praying with children. Our ministry is to share the love of God and neighbor.
Our group was founded in 2017 by CGS catechist and woodworker Meagen Farrell. Meagen is also an author, trainer, and PhD student in the fields of adult basic education and educational technology (that’s the “Training” part!).
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Our goal is to provide you with quality materials and service. Please view our shipping policy and refund policy. We take a scheduled break every year from December 22 (or the last Friday before Christmas) to January 2 (or the first Monday).
Recent BLOG Posts
- Using Action Research to Improve Industry Certificate Completion in Integrated Education & Training (IE&T) Providers in Washington D.C.
- Measuring Distance Presence in Online Communities of Practice (CoP) Using the Community of Inquiry (CoI) Framework
- Three FREE Little Mustard Seed Library Books Now Available!
- Workplace Reading, Writing & Math for Adults
- Little Mustard Seed Library on Kickstarter until April 21st
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