Promoting Joyful Reading

“Team Read is keeping students active and engaged in reading this year with literacy games, reading challenges, and fun surprises over the next few months. March was Game Month at our online sites.  Students and coaches practiced their literacy skills in...

Dear Team Read Coaches, Readers, and Families, Last week was another difficult week, punctuated by the murder of 8 people in Atlanta, including 6 Asian women, and emblematic of hate and violence enabled by white supremacist thinking.  These victims were mothers,...

Team Read Rocks!

This event has passed. You can watch the videos featured during our livestream here. Help us celebrate Team Read’s powerful tutoring pairs at our first-ever virtual FUNdraising event via Facebook and YouTube! We’ll review the triumphs (and challenges) of online...

Team Read Alumna Loan Lam

My journey with Team Read did not start with me as a coach, but as a student reader in the second grade. What inspired me to become a coach was my personal experience with my own coach, Jennifer. At home, my family didn’t speak English and were too busy to help me...

Former Student Reader: Bao

I’m a sophomore at Garfield High School and this is my third year working with Team Read at Thurgood Marshall. My first experience with Team Read was in elementary school when I participated as a student reader. During that time, I developed a strong connection with...

New Coach: Elyse

My name is Elyse and I am in 9th grade. This is my first year as a Team Read coach at Concord International Elementary. I remember when my older sister was a Team Read coach during her freshman year of high school, and I’m so excited to follow in her footsteps. I have...

Returning Coach: Lucia

I have been a part of the Team Read program since my sophomore year of high school and it has been one of the best parts of my high school experience. I remember right when schools shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, my mind immediately went to my Team Read...

Tackling COVID Slide with Online Tutoring

The school year is now well underway and teachers are working hard to provide high-quality remote learning for our children. But students who began the year already behind their peers often need additional support outside the classroom. Team Read saw an increase in...