Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Power of Caring Adults to Support Students' Social-Emotional Needs

Michael Stevens, national student engagement services director, and Matthew Zittle, City Year D.C.’s impact director tell their stories of supporting and providing resources to support students' holistic well-being, including their mental health.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Thank you, teachers!

Our work in schools could not be done without the help of our amazing partner teachers. Here are posts highlighting some of the powerful educators we are fortunate to work with.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

4 Star Wars Related Activities to Use in the Classroom

Teach your young padawans the way of the force with some of these Star Wars-related classroom activities. May the force be with you.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Voices from the Field: An asset-based tool to help students—and our AmeriCorps members—thrive

The Clover model provides proven strategies, a positive mindset, a way to reframe student behavior, and a common language that can be used to support student strengths and address challenges. Clover is also applicable to our AmeriCorps members as they grow and develop during their service year.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Building Bridges to STEM

This week we celebrate ITU's Girls in ICT Day, a global initiative to encourage young women to consider studies and careers in information and communication technologies (ICT). Here is a look at the ways our AmeriCorps members are exposing our young scholars to STEM careers and laying the groundwork for their future careers.