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Amigos Leyendo/Reading Friends - Burlington, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 42° 40.219 W 088° 16.766
16T E 395159 N 4724998
Quick Description: An after school literacy program for bi-lingual students.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 11/28/2010 1:11:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMA7M6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
Kristin developed her 2010 Gold Award Project after recognizing the need for improving literacy skills among dual language students at Waller Elementary School in Burlington, Wisconsin.

She developed Amigos Leyendo-Reading Friends, a weekly after school literacy program. The program provided English and Spanish reading and writing opportunities and social time for sharing cultural experiences for high school mentor and young bilingual student pairs.

A fiesta concluded the six-week program. All students left the program with improved English and Spanish reading skills, a deeper understanding of other cultures, a new awareness of Hispanic cultural heritage in their community, and new friends.
Name of Scout: Kristin

Troop Number: Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast

Name of Project: Amigos Leyendo-Reading Friends

Organization that Benefits from the Project:
195 Gardner Avenue
Burlington, WI USA
53105


Project Completion Date: Not listed

Is there a website associated with the Project?: Not listed

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