Canadian schools' buddy program supports math, reading

12/26/2012 | Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

Some elementary-school students in the Vancouver area who struggle in math and reading are getting extra help from local high-school and university students. The new program called Learning Buddies provides about 150 volunteers to 15 schools, with more school sites to come. "Because it's young adults [teaching], they feel a sense of belonging, a little bit of bonding. They become happier learners, more motivated learners," Renfrew Elementary School teacher Leah Wong said.

View Full Article in:

Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
Confidential
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations
Inside Sales Representative
Apperson, Inc.
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Product Marketing Manager
Apperson, Inc.
Charlotte, NC