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MacDowell Montessori

Address: 6415 W. Mt. Vernon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53213

Website: http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/macdowell/

Transportation:

By car: Drive West up W. Wisconsin. Take a left on 63th street. Take a right on Mt. Vernon (10 minutes)

By Bus: Take a #10 heading up W Wisconsin Ave toward Brookfield Sq. Depart at the intersection of N 64th Street & W Wisconsin Ave. Take a left and walk down N 64th St. (You will cross W Blue Mound Rd.) MacDowell is at the intersection of N 64th St. & W Mt Vernon Ave.

Days/Hours of Service: General times of service are 8am-2pm. Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night.

Orientation: Individual orientation

Description of Agency: MacDowell Montessori is a K3-12th grade public Montessori school located in the Bluemound Heights neighborhood of Milwaukee. MacDowell promotes concentration, practical life and problem-solving skills. Students integrate science, history, geography and the arts through lessons, projects and community experiences. Our high school program combines the Montessori philosophy with the International Baccalaureate program, which provides a rigorous curriculum for college preparation. MacDowell emphasizes the importance of productive community involvement and a humanistic worldview.

Student Role at Agency:

MU service learners can choose from the variety of activities/jobs below, timing TBA:

LITERACY TUTOR: The students from Marquette University will provide academic support to our 1st - 6th graders in reading. Service learners will provide supplemental reading support to students identified by the classroom teacher either one-on-one or in small groups in the school library.  Service learners will work with the students to develop vocabulary, comprehension and fluency. Service learners must be comfortable reading aloud, learning basic literacy training techniques and be comfortable taking the initiative when working with small groups or individuals.

MATH TUTOR: The students from Marquette University will provide academic support to our 1st - 8th graders in mathematics. Service learners will provide supplemental math support to students identified by the classroom teacher either one-on-one or in small groups in the school library.  Math tutors may also be of service to advanced math students as identified by their teacher. Service learners must be comfortable taking the initiative when working with small groups or individuals.

 

Commitment/Requirements:


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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