[BHS Etree] VOLUNTEERS: Writer Coaching at BHS - Sign up now - New Training Sessions in October
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Mon Sep 29 21:18:23 PDT 2014
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Writer Coach Connection needs a few good coaches at BHS! New Training
sessions in October.
Looking for an opportunity to volunteer at BHS? WriterCoach Connection
(WCC) is a rewarding experience working one-on-one with students at
every level of writing ability on their writing assignments.
In partnership with teachers, trained writer coaches help students
strengthen their writing and thinking skills by giving them constructive
feedback, challenging them to think more deeply, and building their
confidence as writers. The time commitment is only 1-2 hours, usually
twice per month, during the school day. This year we're coaching 9th and
10th graders in
AMPS, 9th graders in CAS....and new this year 10th graders in AHA.
Coaching is fun and rewarding --- "The highlight of my week," says one
You don't need to be a writer or teacher --- WCC coaches are parents,
college students, working and retired people of all backgrounds,
ethnicities, and ages. Our in-depth training will give you strategies
and practice to work effectively with students, including your own. If
you are unable to coach right now, please tell a friend or neighbor who
might be interested.
Our website has a short 4 minute video that explains about how our
successful program works and various links with answers to many of your
*For the complete training schedule, register for a training, register
to volunteer or for more information, go to
(click on "Volunteer") or*contact site coordinators Jeanne Schuman
(schumanj4 at gmail.com <mailto:schumanj4 at gmail.com>) or Sahib-Amar Khalsa
(sakk at mindspring.com <mailto:sakk at mindspring.com>).
Jeanne Schuman & Sahib-Amar Khalsa
BHS Co-Site Coordinators
510-967-5673 <tel:510-967-5673> (Jeanne)
schumanj4 at gmail.com <mailto:schumanj4 at gmail.com>
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