In-Classroom Project

The In-Classroom Project takes place in grade 4-12 public school classrooms all over Santa Cruz County. In-Classroom Projects run six to eight weeks and are usually teacher initiated. Volunteers typically work with four to five students in a small group, twice a week for an hour at a time.

 

Current Projects:


Brogan Dahl — Aptos High School: Grade 10

Brogan Dahl — Aptos High School: Grade 10

Seeking 8 Writing Project Assistants. Young writers will write poetry, essays, journal entries on revolutionary ideas, both past and present, and how they’ve changed the world, for better or worse. Jan. 22nd – Feb. 28th, 2020 Wednesdays 11:28-12:48, Fridays...

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Sara Goldfarb — Cornerstone Project: Grade 8

Sara Goldfarb — Cornerstone Project: Grade 8

Seeking 14 Writing Project Assistants. Young writers will focus on the task of poet as witness, incorporating ideas of one’s moral compass into their poetry. Jan. 21st – Feb. 17th, 2020 Classroom I: Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 9:15-10:15 a.m. except for Jan. 21 and...

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Past Projects:


Wendy Thompson: Branciforte Middle School

Wendy Thompson: Branciforte Middle School

Seeking 14 Writing Project Assistants.  Students will use artwork contributed by Museo Eduardo Carrillo as the inspiration for their own personal narratives. The first two weeks of the project will be devoted to helping students understand the elements of artwork and...

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Jessica Vargas: Escuela Quetzal, Watsonville Gr. 9-12

Jessica Vargas: Escuela Quetzal, Watsonville Gr. 9-12

Seeking 4 Writing Project Assistants Using The House on Mango Street and the poetry of Sarah Kay as their inspiration, students will write about a challenging time they’ve experienced through the lens of an object or person other than themselves who was also present...

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Camy Ditter: Lighthouse Personalized Learning Center

Camy Ditter: Lighthouse Personalized Learning Center

Seeking 4 Writing Project Assistants. Students will write from their own experience about how they’ve learned to be their own ‘Lighthouse:’ what strategies, tools, and support they’ve used or learned to use to help them through challenging situations. Oct. 23 - Dec....

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Sharon Mullowney: Costanoa High School

Sharon Mullowney: Costanoa High School

Seeking 6 Writing Project Assistants Students will use artwork contributed by Museo Eduardo Carrillo as the inspiration for their own personal narratives. The first two weeks of the project will be devoted to helping students understand the elements of artwork and how...

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Lauren Crosser: Branciforte Middle School

Lauren Crosser: Branciforte Middle School

Seeking 7 Writing Project Assistants This year’s topic will center around “the roots of our happiness,” with the themes of home, heart and happiness integrated throughout the entire school year in academic lessons. Young writers will write poetry that reflects their...

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