Partnership Between Inglewood Unified and City Year L.A. Helping to Build Social-Emotional Learning, Student Success
City Year invites nominations and applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The Many-Teacher Classroom [Education Week]
Robert Barnett (City Year Seattle Alumni) shares his vision of a multi-teacher collaborative classroom that prioritizes and enhances opportunities for students to collaborate, and leverage more educators to help all students learn and grow. Read on to learn more about Barnett's experience at City Year and how it helped him to shift from a teacher-centric classroom to one that welcomes teamwork and allows students to learn at different speeds.
I Help My Students Reach Their Potential - and They Help Me Reach Mine [The Seattle Times]
Americorps City Year member Akhila Sriram details her experiences serving in Seattle/King County and the relationships she has been able to cultivate with her students that have left a lasting impact both academically and socially. "I know my students are powerful, smart, creative and have everything they need in them to be successful. I also know school is tough."
A Before-School Program is Helping Children Start Their Day on the Right Foot [NBC 10 Providence}
At the Carl G. Lauro elementary school in Providence students participate in the Build Our Kids Success (BOKS) program, which emphasizes healthy play. Research shows that the combination of stretching, a skill of the week (such as push-ups or squats) and a variety of other fun physical activities in the morning will help students be more academically active during the school day.