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Seeking literacy educator – part-time

Cambridge School Volunteers is seeking an educator with experience in literacy programs for a paid staff position, 4 hours/week. The Reading Buddies Director will work approximately 4-5 hours per week during the school year, overseeing the Reading Buddies volunteer programs at two local public schools. Must be able to work Tuesdays from 11:30-1:30 every week, plus other hours to be arranged. Duties include: *

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K-3 Reading Support Strategies

Cambridge School Volunteers Workshop K-3 Reading Support Strategies ” Beyond Sound it Out: Building Effective Reading Behaviors” Led by Cambridgeport School Literacy Specialist, Tracey Delucia When:  Wednesday, November 18th, from 2:45-4:00pm Where:  Cambridgeport School, 89 Elm Street (meter parking on Broadway, residential on Elm Street) What:  Beyond Sound it Out: Building Effective Reading Behaviors Who:   New and experienced volunteers who work with K-3 students

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New CSV Volunteers Hope to Make a Difference in Students’ Lives

“I love to learn and to help others to learn.” “Helping others to achieve their goals through education is very important to me.” “When you have an emotional, personal connection with a student, it’s very meaningful.” “I love to motivate students, to give them confidence, and to show them that if I came to this country and can succeed, then they can too.” “I’m

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Mack I. Davis Awards 2015

Background jazz music by the CRLS “Delivery Boys”; savory hors d’oeuvres provided by Harvard University’s Public Affairs Office – CSV’s host for the event; the snapping of photos by thrilled family members; hugs and congratulations to so many, from so many; a rotating slide show of this year’s school volunteers; a dance performance by the CRLS Ethiopian Club – all of it reflected the

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Literacy Training – Conferring with Young Authors during Writers Workshop

In this workshop you will learn the predictable pathways young writers take when moving from scribbling to writing extended texts of all kinds. With this information you will be equipped to coach students in grades K-2 in writing more proficiently. You will also learn the architecture of a writing conference and have a chance to practice conferring using student work. Join us for this

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K-8 Orientation

K-8 orientation for prospective volunteers, Room 2407, CRLS


K-8 Orientation

K-8 orientation for prospective volunteers, Room 2407, CRLS


K-8 Orientation

K-8 orientation for prospective volunteers, Room 2407, CRLS


Gift Books Highlight the Latest Reading Buddies Celebration

It’s always an exciting time when the Fletcher/Maynard Academy (FMA) second graders and their Genzyme Reading Buddies get together for the closing pizza party in celebration of a full year of reading books together. This year’s celebration was no exception. Students and “buddies” marked the end of their two-term partnership, begun while the students were in first grade, with lunch and a gift book

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Volpe Lunch Buddies Celebrate 15 Years Of Sharing Books with Students

Every other week, employees of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center trek to the Kennedy/Longfellow (K/Lo) School to read aloud to every 2nd and 3rd grader at the school. This year, the program has reached a significant milestone – it is celebrating its 15th year! Since 1997, 414 Volpe employees, known as Lunch Buddies or Reading Buddies, have given up their lunch hour to

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