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The iSOSY Consortium offers several tools for service providers from all backgrounds. Both those with many years of experience in education as well as those with little formal training will benefit from quality, easy-to-use presentations and tools designed to make reaching and teaching migratory students more accessible and more successful.

Farming Leafy Greens

Introduction to OSY

This Prezi introduces out-of-school youth – who they are, what they need, and how to help them realize their goals.

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Using Differentiation Strategies With Various Learning Styles

This presentation introduces participants to various ways to teach the same material to different students in the most appropriate ways to facilitate effective learning.

Lone Walk

Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE)

This presentation highlights the unique challenges faced by students with limited or interrupted formal education and offers strategies for service providers seeking to help them reach their goals.


OSY Relationship Building Manual

This manual is designed for anyone working with OSY to reflect on their practice and how to improve working relationships with OSY and high school students in their migrant programs.

Click here to access the webinar.

Tutoring Session

One-On-One and Small Group Instruction

This presentation includes a list of questions to consider before instruction begins, as well as a side-by-side comparison of the differences between one-on-one and small group settings.

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Growth Mindset

This presentation introduces Growth Mindset – the idea that abilities can be developed over time with dedication and hard work – and how it relates to the lives of OSY. Growth Mindset is the opposite of Fixed Mindset, which states that an individual is born with a fixed amount of talent and intelligence.

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OSY Instructional
Action Plan

This resource focuses on building an action plan including the following steps: Create an Effective Learning Environment, Building Rapport, Transition to Instruction, and Young Adult Learning Strategies.

Click here to access the Action Plan materials and documents.

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Identifying the Needs of OSY: Working With Language Learners

This presentation includes strategies to use with OSY with different levels of language ability, literacy levels, and general educational levels. The focus is on teaching students to improve in all four areas of language – listening, speaking, reading, and writing.