Reading Is Important For A Child Inside And Outside The Classroom

North Dakota Reading Corps’ tutors come from different backgrounds and apply with different hopes of what to gain from the experience, but one thing that remains true across all tutors we’ve seen is that their love for working with children and joy of helping them succeed is top-notch and we couldn’t be more proud of…
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AmeriCorps Week | Meet Two Amazing Tutors

It’s AmeriCorps Week! From March 9-13, 2015 we recognize the commitment of AmeriCorps members and alums by highlighting the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps makes across our nation every day. This week we take time to salute AmeriCorps members and alums for their service, thank AmeriCorps community partners, and communicate AmeriCorps impact on communities and on the lives…
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Why Reading Corps? Hear It Straight From The Tutors…

Reading Corps is a program that has somewhat of a domino affect. Students make connections with their tutor creating a trusting, encouraging relationship that follows that student back into the classroom. Now, the student can keep up with peers and gain confidence in his/her ability to read along, with others, and possibly in front of the class. That student…
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Happy New Year From North Dakota Reading Corps

            With the new year in motion we want to share some “great stories” from last year’s Reading Corps program. As each school year progresses, Reading Corps tutors begin to see changes in their students. Each time a member submits a “Great Story,” as well call them, a smile appears on my face and…
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N.D. Reading Corps Tutor Profile: Teresa Bachmeier

Each month we work to highlight another fabulous tutor within the N.D. Reading Corps program. This month we’d like to introduce Teresa Bachmeier, a veteran tutor who is back for her fourth year and is a K-3 tutor in Fargo’s Clara Barton and Hawthorne elementary schools. Teresa, who previously worked for MeritCare (now Sanford) for…
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2014 Reading Corps Summer Institute

The 2014 North Dakota Reading Corps (NDRC) Summer Institute wrapped up its three-day training on Aug. 6. Over the three days, more than 50 individuals were in attendance including 28 AmeriCorps members, 20 internal coaches, five master coaches and  three ReadingCorps staff. Training is presented by staff from the Minnesota Reading Corps program which N.D. is a…
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True Life: Impacts Of N.D. Reading Corps

When you see a child’s eyes light up it touches you in a way that one can’t explain. This spark can come from excitement, accomplishment, joy and countless other emotions, but the point is that you’ve lifted their spirits and helped them feel alive in this moment. Reading Corps brings about all of these emotions…
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