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United Way Women's Leadership Councils are dynamic forces that have responded to United Way's call to action - to increase the number of volunteers focusing on this issue by one million - and are committed to recruiting 100,000 volunteers! Change won't happen without you - Take the pledge to become a volunteer reader, tutor or mentor.

United Way Women's Leadership Councils are dynamic forces that have responded to United Way's call to action - to increase the number of volunteers focusing on this issue by one million - and are committed to recruiting 100,000 volunteers! Change won't happen without you - Take the pledge to become a volunteer reader, tutor or mentor.

Did you know…61% of low-income families have no books for children in their homes, and more than 80% of the preschool and after-school programs serving at-risk children have no books at all.

Why I'm Helping Local Kids Get Books #NickCFK #CBias

Did you of low-income families have no books for children in their homes, and more than of the preschool and after-school programs serving at-risk children have no books at all.

REPIN THIS PIN if you believe that #EDUCATION is a building block for a better life.

United Way focuses on cradle-to-career education strategies that provide a firm foundation at an early age and continue to help develop our children into successful adults who can contribute to their communities.

Volunteer Reading, Tutoring & Mentoring | Volunteering to Help Kids & Education | United Way

Get started helping kids today - pledge to become a volunteer reader, tutor, or mentor.

Every four years United Way surveys the community to see where there may be gaps in services.     Each community in Westchester and Putnam can be improved. Through giving, advocating and volunteering we can work together to solve the issues we see.    It starts with your voice.    So tell us, what do you see in your community...    http://www.uwwp.org/community-assessment.shtml

Every four years United Way surveys the community to see where there may be gaps in services. Each community in Westchester and Putnam can be improved. Through giving, advocating and volunteering we can work together to solve the issues we see. It starts with your voice. So tell us, what do you see in your community... http://www.uwwp.org/community-assessment.shtml

Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world. Founded in 1992, we send 10,000 people abroad each year on a variety of service projects and internships overseas.

Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world. Founded in we send people abroad each year on a variety of service projects and internships overseas.

{Story Telling with Stamps} Simple storytelling activity you can try with even very young children who may be too young to write on their own

Storytelling with Stamp-A-Scene Activity for Kids

Here’s our insider’s guide to the tricks of the learning toy trade. Hint: Electronic and trendy doesn't necessarily mean

Simple ways you can practice math at home with your child. Some interesting activities that involve lollies on here! Turn a treat into math fun!

Born Learning Trail

Born Learning Trail

It's National Volunteer Week! Today we're giving a shout out to Hannah, one of Central Avenue Elementary School's star volunteers. She began as a ReadingPal reading to VPK students but her impact did not stop there. She has also created a model classroom, assisted in the media center and been a classroom assistant to many teachers. Thanks for all your hard work Hannah, you are making a difference in lives of many children!

It's National Volunteer Week! Today we're giving a shout out to Hannah, one of Central Avenue Elementary School's star volunteers. She began as a ReadingPal reading to VPK students but her impact did not stop there. She has also created a model classroom, assisted in the media center and been a classroom assistant to many teachers. Thanks for all your hard work Hannah, you are making a difference in lives of many children!

Professional Excellence Attributed to Childhood Mentors

United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.

Are your kids not very engaged in their education? Check out this expert advice on how to get students engaged in learning!

How to Get Students Engaged in Learning

Are your kids not very engaged in their education? Check out this expert advice on how to get students engaged in learning!

Creative children

5 tools for raising creative children // incorporate these ideas when thinking of Christmas gifts. I would love to setup a creative corner!

iPads in a first grade classroom including introducing the rules and learning how to navigate.  Also ideas for use are included

First Graders- First iPad Encounters

This link teaches how to introduce IPads into your classroom. It talks about the different IPad vocabulary to teach the students, as well as how to care for the IPads. It also mentions an app that allows students to create their own book.

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