What I Learned from My Kinder Friends

Throughout my service year, I tutored eight kindergarten friends. My experience teaching my youngest students taught me a lot, from learning how to manage behavior to how quickly children develop. I want to share what I learned from each of these students that I supported throughout the year. 

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Sweet Girl: My Wish for Sara 

As the school year drew to a close this past spring, Literacy First tutors overwhelmingly wished for one thing—more time with the students who were so close to graduating but […]

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Student Story: Jesse 

Jesse, one of my favorite second graders, started the year off a bit nervous and struggled with her confidence during our lessons together. Often, if she didn’t hit her reading goal on her first read-through, she would become incredibly upset and give up on trying.

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