Remote Volunteer Reading Tutors For K-5 APS Schools

How it works…

  • APS Central Office will seek to secure 10-50 volunteers to assist participating schools
  • Schools will be responsible for targeting specific grade levels or subgroups
  • Volunteers will work with students 1-on-1 twice each week using the BookNook synchronous reading program
  • Students will need to have internet access and a device larger than a phone to participate
  • APS Central Office will handle volunteer recruitment expenses, participating schools will pay a modest fee depending on the size of the program
  • APS staff will also get access to the BookNook synchronous teaching platform for no additional charge

 

What you can expect…

  • 10-50 volunteer tutors 
  • Two sessions of tutoring per student per week
  • Schoolwide access to a synchronous reading instruction tool
  • Full staff and support training on the BookNook literacy platform. This will include administrator training, student profile alignment, and implementation training.
  • Monthly check-ins with BookNook support team to review data and best practices.
  • Continuous BookNook tech support for all users.
  • APS & BookNook collectively will help coordinate additional volunteer support.

 

 Our Partners say…

“It’s hard to believe it’s a pilot program. It’s so well put together and the professionalism of the teachers are astounding! I love the convenience of online tutoring. My son has learned so much and gained so much confidence in reading since BookNook started. He’s enjoying the program and so am I.”

– BookNook Parent

“BookNook was the perfect solution at the right time! We scrambled to plan for remote learning, and small group instruction was on a back burner. 

We used BookNook in our summer program and can’t wait for everyone to dive in this fall—regardless of our model.”

                                                  – Groton Dunstable School District

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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