We will have (2) Elementary Literacy Tutor and (1) Math Enrichment Tutor. These tutors will work with kids who need a boost to catch up to grade level in reading and math. Reading Corps and Math Corps tutors are AmeriCorps members and do not replace teachers. Every year, the program sees real growth in its students. Here's what you should know:
Our Elementary Literacy Tutor who will serve at our school for 11 months, beginning in August. Tutors provide research-based interventions to Kindergarten – 3rd grade students one-on-one, who are just below proficiency in reading (Tier II children). They tutor each student daily for 15-20 minutes to build phonics, phonemic awareness, and fluency skills. Reading Corps provides our school with the expertise of an outside literacy consultant (Master Coach) who provides support and oversight by visiting the school regularly.
Our Math Enrichment Tutor, who will serve at our school for 11 months, beginning in August. Tutors implement a research-based curriculum to pairs of 4th - 5th graders who are just below proficiency in math (Tier II children). They tutor students 90 minute per week to grow their skills towards becoming algebra-ready by eighth grade. Math Corps provides our school with the expertise of an outside math consultant (Master Coach) who provides support and oversight by visiting the school regularly.
Please help spread the word about these open positions. If you know someone who might be interested—a graduating college student, a friend in career transition, a grandparent or stay-at-home parent—please direct them to www.MinnesotaReadingCorps.org or www.MinnesotaMathCorps.org to learn more and apply.