What’s in My City Year Room?
Throughout the course of each day, students and AmeriCorps members alike use the City Year room as a place to meet with fellow teammates and students, focus and work on the day’s tasks and find inspiration for our service. Each school team puts great thought (AND ENERGY!) into how their City Year Room looks and works at their school. So, what's in our room at Will Rogers Junior High? Follow me and I’ll show you…
Journaling Proves to Be A Multi-Tool for Student Learning & Expression
Coming into City Year, Raven Watkins was eager to start her journey of being a mentor and support system for her students, however finding a method of connecting to create relationships with them without them feeling like she was trying to invade their privacy made her a bit nervous. But, when Raven started journaling with her students, particularly English language learners, she realized she found a tool that would not only help them learn English, but could also help them build trust in her and confidence in themselves.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: Year-End Reflections from a City Year AmeriCorps Member
Kameron Walker, City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps member, reflects back on his first semester of service, how he got here, and what he's learned.
The Ultimate City Year Dynamic Duo: An AmeriCorps Member & His City Year Alumni Partner Teacher
When you enter Room 110 of our school’s freshman academy, be prepared for the dynamic duo, AmeriCorps member Mr. Andrew and his partner teacher Ms. Reid, to bring the “j-factor” (Noun: an injection of joy) to English class. What makes this partnership unique? True, Mr. Andrew and Ms. Reid are both Tulsa transplants, choosing to relocate from Utah and Ohio to share their passion learning and serving Tulsa’s students. But, it’s the fact that Ms. Reid served in Room 110 just one year prior as a City Year AmeriCorps member that gives her the intimate understanding of the benefits in having a City Year in the classroom.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: Remembering & Respecting Native American Heritage Month
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Second Year AmeriCorps Member, Cheyenne C. Fletcher speaks about the pride she has in growing up part of the Cherokee Nation. Knowing, respecting & reflecting on our Oklahoma history is important to us, and we know it’s also important to our students & community too. City Year Tulsa is proud of each of our AmeriCorps members’ cultural heritage & the rich diversity that brings to our organization & work. #makebetterhappen #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth