Key PillarsMENTORING PARTNERSHIP
ACCESS TO BOOKS
Designed For: Grades 1-4, Grades 9-12
Funding: Title I, Title III, 21st CCLC, SIG, Head Start, Early Head Start
What It Includes: A Read-To-Learn Magazine, Scholastic Brainstorm Teaching Guide, Three Scholastic books per reading level with downloadable and printable lessons and activity guides
Ideal User: Elementary Schools, High Schools, Districts, and Community-Based Organizations
Why It's Important
Brainstorm provides high school student mentors the necessary tools and materials to sharpen a child's reading skills, and the curriculum helps keep children engaged and passionate about reading.
Why It Works
Brainstorm is designed to match an elementary student (grades 1-3) with a high school student, creating rewarding and constructive relationships that benefit both students. The fully guided activity books and the collection of enriching scholastic books offered are full of high-interest topics that enable students to actively engage and build a lifelong love of reading.