Why Academy

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We are seeking individuals interested in providing math/science tutorials 5th-12th grade rural students using an iPad and apple pencil or other tablet device. Students who work with the Why Academy will exercise their content knowledge through tutoring middle school and high school students in STEM subjects. The students who will receive these sessions are from rural communities and can provide the UTeach students more experience and insight on working with rural populations and meeting their needs. This internship will also allow students to learn new ways to integrate technology and explore blended learning resources.

Desired Qualities: 

Desire to empower and educate rural students

Proficient using Google Drive apps

Desire to learn new communication tech tools such as Zoom

Strong time management and communication skills

Ability to advise and mentor students on how to be successful academically

Days and Times: 

Weekdays 4-8pm, Saturday Mornings and Sunday afternoons. Flexible based on student and tutor availability.

Hours Per Week: 
up to 20
PO Box 22 Wharton TX 78660
Contact Name: 
Brittney Johnson or Dr. Ariel Taylor
Contact Title: 
Director of Programs, Founding Director
Contact Email: 
brittney@theriseprojectwharton.org, ariel@theriseprojectwharton.org
Contact Phone: 
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