OIC of Oklahoma County

Posts Tagged ‘Adult Literacy’

Volunteer Tutor Training

Illiteracy is a life sentence.

Did you know… One in Five OKC residents cannot read! Illiteracy known no social or economic boundaries. You can make a difference by volunteering 1 or more hours a week. Free 9 hour training to become an Open Minds Certified Tutor (must attend all sessions to be certified) OIC Literacy tutors and students typically meet…

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Meditation Monday

Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique, such as focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state. With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked. It often feels like there is just not enough time…

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Aroma Touch Essential Oils for Self Care

Self-care is an essential part of being an effective life long learner, and aromatherapy has much to offer that will make you feel good. essential oils help energize, calm, clear sinuses and promote tissue regeneration, among other useful attributes. We are going to learn some ways you can use oils to take better care of yourself…

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Meditation Monday

Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique, such as focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state. With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked. It often feels like there is just not enough time…

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HiSET Testing

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Test takers can choose to take the exam using a computer, or with pencil and paper. The exam has five parts: Math, Science, English, Social…

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HiSET Testing

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Test takers can choose to take the exam using a computer, or with pencil and paper. The exam has five parts: Math, Science, English, Social…

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Chair Yoga

chair yoga

Students and Staff are invited to experience Chair Yoga with Amy Brandley. Ground your mind and body with this 20-minute chair flow. Perfect for all levels and doshas, chair yoga is a great way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair. This flow is also perfect for…

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Nutrition for Everyone

October is Health Literacy Month! NUTRITION FOR EVERYONE is an engaging and practical approach to understanding basic nutrition.  This free nutrition talk will offers practical strategies, examples, critical-thinking questions, and activities to prompt learners to reflect on their nutrition and apply their knowledge to improve their health.

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12 Steps to Time Management

efficient vs effective

1. Set goals. Make a list of specific attainable goals, both personal and professional, and set deadlines for reaching them. Review goals monthly       2. Make lists. Create a daily to-do list for your work style. Create a system to identify urgent, important, and “if there’s time” priorities items on the list. Start…

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Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

Learning to be literate.

I wanted to remind you these scholarship opportunities are still available, and could prove to be very helpful for current and future college students:   VFW Youth Scholarships https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships Deadline: October 31, 2018 – Opportunity ends soon!   Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship https://www.rover.com/college-scholarship/ Deadline: May 1, 2019   Essay Contests for Ayn Rand’s Anthem,…

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