Welcome, volunteers! Here you’ll find tools, tips and resources to help guide you through your volunteer experience. Whether you’re new to Bridge the Gap or an experienced tutor, this page will offer support when you need it. As with any new skill, tutoring takes practice and you’ll be learning and improving as you go. Just meet students where they are, ask for help when you need to and know that your individual attention and encouragement is making an impact. Onward!
In an effort to better understand the landscape of education today and the community we serve, we invite you to join us in our efforts to keep learning, together.
Social-Emotional Learning Should Be Priority During COVID-19 Crisis
Students need emotional and social support as a key ingredient to their academic experience, especially during these challenging times.
How White Educators Can Approach Antiracist Work
Understanding the concept of race and the society we live in that privileges ‘Whiteness’ can help everyone to be better antiracists and everyday advocates for educational equity.
Why Marginalized Students Need Hope to Succeed
Growth Mindset: The Power of Yet
We encourage volunteers to learn about this powerful concept! It can make a huge difference in how students view themselves and their ability to succeed.
“In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.”— Carol Dweck
Read, Read, Read!
Check out these sites to engage your student with fun educational games and activities. Learn together and reduce Zoom gloom!
Tam District Wellness Center
The Virtual Counseling and Wellness Center offers an amazing array of information and community resources relating to distance learning and education, the pandemic, mental health and overall wellness. Check it out!
Your handy guide to all things Bridge the Gap. Here you’ll find our programs and policies, as well as a lot of really helpful advice and tutoring tips.
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