Students walking by Central Hall

Buddy Reading


The Buddy Reading program is based at Williams Elementary School in Jonesville, MI, ten minutes from campus. Both college and community volunteers help first- and second-grade elementary students learn to read. During each half-hour session, mentors meet with their designated child. The child chooses a book that corresponds to his reading level, and then the child and mentor take turns reading pages. Once the book is completed, the mentor asks the child a few basic comprehension questions and then helps the child to complete a writing activity based on the reading.

Student Contact

Kylie Diehl

kdiehl@hillsdale.edu

Staff Advisor

Rebekah Dell

rdell@hillsdale.edu

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