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Student Story: Jesse 

By Molly McComb, 2022-2023 Literacy First Tutor   Literacy First has reached the mid-point of the academic year that we often refer to as MOY (Middle of Year). It is the […]

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Meet Literacy First Director Claire Hagen Alvarado, Ed.L.D.

For Literacy First Director Claire Hagen Alvarado, Ed.L.D., a lifetime of both personal and professional experiences have converged to inform her passion for bilingualism and literacy, and her dedication to providing students with the environment within which they feel safe taking the risks needed to develop those skills.

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Learning to Learn

Literacy First tutor Sophie and her student Enzo have learned together the many pieces that make up a successful learning environment.

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Breathing with Ferdinand

A heartwarming story from Literacy First tutor Isabelle explaining how she’s using The Story of Ferdinand and a stuffed replica of the children’s book character to help her students breathe through a challenging year.

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Rainbow and Candy

By Clara Hart, 2021-2022 Literacy First Tutor I work with a very creative and lively kindergartener named Mateo. For the first few weeks of the school year, Mateo had some […]

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