Friday, April 13, 2018

#ServeTheEarth on Earth Day (and every day!)

There’s always work to be done when it comes to taking care of our planet. Earth Day is coming up on April 22 and there are several organizations leading events all across the country to celebrate and do good for our environment. If you’re looking for a way to serve as a volunteer on Earth Day, take a look at these 4 organizations that #ServeTheEarth all year long.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Math in Every Day Life

Some people may love math while others may struggle with it. For the latter, here are some ways you can relate math to everyday situations and how proficiency in the area can lead to solutions.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Lifting Every Voice through Poetry and Spoken Word

Learn about the different ways poetry and spoken word can help students find their voice and improve performance in the classroom.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Straight From the Legend Himself: City Year Milwaukee Meets Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Living legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares City Year’s belief in the power of young people. Our talented and hardworking AmeriCorps members from City Year Milwaukee recently had the opportunity to hear from Abdul-Jabbar firsthand about what he’s learned of the importance of community and mentorship.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Making Math Fun: Activities for Pi Day

Next week, we celebrate one of our favorite days of the school year: Pi Day. It’s the celebration of a mathematical constant important for many mathematical calculations. But more importantly, it's an opportunity for us to spark our students’ excitement, while answering that age-old question, "How will I use math in real life?"