Since 1978, Chapman University’s Kathleen Muth Reading Center has provided elementary and middle school students in Orange County with one-on-one reading and writing support. The center’s reading clinic, a cornerstone of Chapman’s Teacher Education (TE) program, gives teaching credential candidates in the Attallah College of Educational Studies opportunities to practice their coursework and skills. But
For the last 18 months, California Elementary School has generously hosted the Kathleen Muth Reading Center (KMRC) on its Orange campus while Chapman University’s historic Reeves Hall was undergoing renovation. This on-site tutoring has allowed the reading center to develop a close, unique partnership with its host school and the families it serves. Part of
“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark” — Victor Hugo What could be more heartwarming than a young child beaming with pride as she reads a book aloud to friends and family? Nearly a dozen young authors reading books they wrote themselves. At the Kathleen Muth Reading
Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education student, responds to the Jan. 13, 2014 blog: “The Latest and Youngest donor to the CES – Michael Sallinger.” Michael Sallinger, the young boy featured on a recent CES blog for his donation to the Kathleen Muth Reading Center, is learning more than reading skills. This “pay it forward” opportunity has given him a chance to recognize the importance of unselfish giving.