Thursday, February 16, 2017

A Lightbulb Moment

Jordan* is a fast-talking, always-standing, rhyme-making, pencil-tapping student that can get any class off track quickly with his existential questions. Or, he can be the student that knits a whole classroom of 15 students with completely different personalities into one functioning, well-oiled machine.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the unexpected, appreciate the present moment, and three other lessons learned by an AmeriCorps member serving on the Westfield Capital Management team with Mildred Avenue K-8 School.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Meet the City Year Boston Boston Marathon Team!

Thanks to the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon program, we are proud to have a team of five runners in the 2017 Boston Marathon! Click here to learn more about the runners and how you can support the team and City Year Boston!

Friday, January 13, 2017

Recap: Comcast Career Day

Last Friday, City Year Boston participated in Comcast Career Day, an annual event in which AmeriCorps members receive top-notch professional development and trainings from representatives of national sponsor Comcast NBC Universal.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

My Top Tips for Helping Students Learn

"I can only take a short amount of time being talked at before I start to tune out. However, whenever I’m given a role, I am instantly more engaged. Students also benefit from having an active role at school, whether that be showing their work on the board, teaching their neighbor how to solve a problem, or having a specific task in a group project." Click to read this and two other tips from a City Year AmeriCorps member about how to help students learn.