Where Are They Now: Reading Corps Alumni

Each year the South East Education Cooperative and North Dakota Reading Corps are blessed to have AmeriCorps members serve as literacy tutors. They vary in age, come from different backgrounds, are pursuing a variety of careers, but they all have ONE thing in common – they want to help North Dakota children become the best readers…
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10 Amazing #ReasonsToReadingCorps

Now is the time to think about serving a year with AmeriCorps and N.D. Reading Corps is a perfect place to make a difference. As one school year is about to wrap up, we are already planning for next year and another expansion of N.D. Reading Corps! Next year we are adding 10 new sites…
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Improving Academic Literacy Project Helps Enforce N.D. State Standards For ELA And Literacy Across Content Areas

By Connie Molony, South East Education Cooperative’s English Language Arts Specialist The new North Dakota State Standards (NDSS) for English Language Arts and Literacy across the content areas have clearly “raised the bar” on student achievement which, in turn requires that schools design and implement innovative structures to improve the quality of daily instruction across…
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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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