Become a 2nd-grade Reading Buddy!


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Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:30 PM - Tue Jan 24, 2017 01:00 PM


225 Windsor StreetFletcher Maynard Academy, Cambridge Public SchoolCambridge, MA 02139


Want to share your love of books with a Cambridge 2nd grader? Join Reading Buddies, a weekly reading program between Genzyme Corporation, Community Volunteers and the 2nd graders from a local elementary school near Central Square. Several slots are
now available on Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1:00 . Read aloud to one or two 2nd grade partners for 30 minutes in the classroom, alongside other adult "buddies," from October 2016 through January 2017. Managed by Cambridge School Volunteers, the Reading Buddies
program includes one training before you begin, the use of special read-aloud books selected by reading specialists, and an end-of-semester celebration with gift books for each student. The mandatory training will take place at the Fletcher Maynard Academy from 12:30 - 1:00 on Tuesday, October 18 . For additional information and to sign up, send an e-mail to .


  • Literacy / Reading

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Just half an hour on Tuesdays--12:30-1:00

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