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.
City Year AmeriCorps Helps Detroit Students And Schools Succeed [CBS Detroit]
In the 2018-2019 school year, City Year AmeriCorps members served in 10 Detroit schools – reaching more than 6,500 elementary, middle and high school students. Learn more about the ways in which City Year is helping Detroit Public Schools to build creative, culture-focused and relationship-driven environments throughout the network of schools.
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.
Student is eager to learn at Blaine School [The Philadelphia Tribune]
Karter Stubbs is a student at the James G. Blaine School whose enthusiasm for learning is contagious. Her favorite subject is math and she loves to participate in City Year and dance after school.