Tutoring - Maple Woods

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Use and Perception

Reading Lab

The Reading Lab is located in the Humanities Building, on the first floor in HU-105. Gail Freeman is on hand to provide reading, study skills, and ELL assistance for any student enrolled at one of the Metropolitan Community Colleges' campuses. Appointments are encouraged; however, students who visit without an appointment are welcome, and their needs are addressed on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Reading Lab also provides free tutoring for students in many subject areas.

We provide the following Reading services:

    • Help students develop their vocabulary
    • Help students understand and locate stated main ideas
    • Help students understand and develop implied main ideas
    • Help ELL students learn in an English language environment
    • Help students improve reading comprehension
    • Help students read actively
    • Help students read difficult material
    • Help students read graphic material

We can provide the following Study Skills resources:

  • Awareness of learning styles
  • How to listen more effectively
  • How to take better notes
  • How to manage your time
  • How to mark your textbooks
  • How to use textbook strategies
  • How to take tests
  • How to reduce test anxiety


Fall Schedule

Monday:       7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday:      7-8 a.m. and 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday:  7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday:    7-8 a.m. and 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday:         7 a.m.-2 p.m.

For more information contact:
Gail FreemanReading Specialist
Office: 816.604.3309

Last Modified: 8/25/14