Posts Tagged ‘Bennett Elementary School’

Broward County school district TV showcases Innovations for Learning

Innovations for Learning’s programs in Fort Lauderdale-area schools is the subject of this show, part of the “Community Forum” series on BECON-TV, the Broward Education Communications Network, owned and operated by the school district. Michele Rivera, the Broward County Public Schools director of literacy, and Chris Carney, principal of Bennett Elementary School, are among guests […]…

Congrats to Bennett, Detroit’s School of the Week!

Congratulations to one of our TutorMate schools, Bennett Elementary, named as School of the Week by Detroit Public Schools. The district saluted Bennett, a neighborhood school in Southwest Detroit, for its friendly atmosphere, nutritional lunch program,  creative play activities, university partnerships, parent support, and 21st Century technology. The district made the announcement on Jan. 21. […]…

Comerica touts TutorMate

Comerica Bank is so proud of its participation in Innovations for Learning’s  TutorMate program that it boasted about it in a special section it sponsored in the Michigan Chronicle, a newspaper for Detroit’s black community. See the article here. Thanks, Comerica! Photo: Michigan Chronicle…

Tutors, kids benefit in Detroit

The Detroit News tells how a tutor, working at her desk at General Motors, is helping a second-grader learn to read. The two are 20 miles apart, but connected by headphones and laptop computers.  Software from Innovations for Learning’s TutorMate program is making the session possible. Seven-year-old Daniel Estrella-Rodriguez “meets” twice a week with Tracie Zettler, […]…

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