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SHARP allows students to look not only at themselves, but others.
My students not only improve their reading and writing skills, they also become more confident learners.
While SHARP’s impact is often felt by students who are struggling, it also fits the needs of high achievers.
The SHARP Literacy program not only has the needed content, but also fun ways of approaching these concepts!
I’m indebted to SHARP because not only do you grow my students but you’ve grown me as an educator.
Our students learned so much about their community and have a profound new appreciation for Milwaukee.

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Photos from SHARP Literacy's post SHARP’s Director of Arts Integration, Daryl Johnson, attended the Midwest Arts Integration Conference at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison. Knowledge, ideas, tools and techniques acquired in the workshops will be incorporated into the SHARP program so our explorers can experience the value of an arts integrated approach to discovery and learning
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Photos from SHARP Literacy's post Classroom teachers from diverse SHARP Literacy schools spent the day at Bader Philanthropies for the SHARP Teacher Summer Summit giving feedback about SHARP programming, building community and learning best practices in arts integration to support literacy
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Photos from SHARP Literacy's post Thank you Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful (KGMB), Heyden's Greenhouses Inc., and the Community Garden in Westlawn for your contributions to our greenhouse. SHARP students will be planting and harvesting the vegetables as part of our Summer Learning Gain Initiative.
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Photos from SHARP Literacy's post Yesterday, students at Victory enjoyed reading with seniors, making posters to thank the community, and ended with celebratory snacks. Thank you Ovation Communities and students for participating in our Intergenerational Read to Me program.

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SHARP’s program positively impacts a diverse student population.