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ReadingPals Volunteer Has Quite a Story of Her Own

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

From Citrus County Chronicle: “Betty Rowe has spunk and grit, and she brings it with her each week to Crystal River Primary School where she’s a United Way ReadingPals volunteer.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Want to Leave a Legacy? Be a Mentor

Thursday, March 7, 2019

From The New York Times: “Older people are uniquely suited for a mentoring role. The critical skills for nurturing relationships — emotional regulation and empathy — blossom as we age.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Welcoming Older Adults into the Head Start Classroom

Thursday, February 21, 2019

From Medium: “Encourage volunteers to share their skills and hobbies. Invite volunteers to connect their lives to children’s interest and your curriculum.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Bridging More Than Just A Reading Gap

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

From Sarasota Herald-Tribune: “The mission of the Literacy Lab is to provide low-income children with individualized reading instruction to improve their literacy skills, leading to greater success in school and increased opportunities in life.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

How San Antonio Educators Are Bridging Cultural Gaps to Involve Parents

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

From San Antonio Express-News: “Educators across the country have emphasized parental engagement, because studies show students whose parents are involved outperform those whose parents do not appear engaged.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.