Monthly Archives: February 2012

Symposium on “Bridging the Achievement Gap.”

 I want to thank our Oakland members, and our Oakland site coordinator Christine for passing on information about a great, free symposium.  I hope some of you will be able to attend. The term “achievement gap” refers to the disparities in academic … Continue reading

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A Field Trip to a Strange New Place: Second Grade Visits the Parking Garage

The following is a great article from The New York Times.  Although we cannot take our students on field trips for tutoring sessions, we can take them on “trips” with our stories, with pictures, and with artifacts.  I say, in almost … Continue reading

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Free Books

I wanted to pass along some information about a place to get free books.  This will probably be most convenient for our Oakland members, but it isn’t far from San Francisco either.  The Bay Area Free Book Exchange is located … Continue reading

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