Remote Volunteer Reading Tutors For K-5 APS Schools

How it works…

  • We have funding to expand the SpelReads program to three additional APS schools
    Schools will receive a schoolwide BookNook license and access to 30 remote volunteer tutors recruited by Spelman College
  • Students working with volunteers will receive 2 sessions per week of one-on-one tutoring from Feb-April
  • Tutoring can take place while students are at school or at home, but students will need a device and internet access

 

Expectations of Participating Schools…

  • Commit to enrolling 30 students in regular weekly tutoring
  • Provide family communication support to get permission for participation & scheduling for any at-home tutoring completed by January 25
  • Identify a primary point of contact who will interface with BookNook/Spelman on program implementation
  • Provide a staff member (teacher or para) who BookNook/Spelman will train to supervise the Zoom room during tutoring hours

 

 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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