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Meet Londyn-Taylor

Meet Londyn-Taylor Benjamin, well on her way to becoming a first-generation college student. Last July, Londyn-Taylor participated in Breakthrough’s Summer Program where hundreds of students gained an average equivalent of 4.8 months of learning in Reading and 9.6...

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Back to Breakthrough

By: Dorinda Kyeremateng Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, College Bound Summer 2021 “What better way to give back to Breakthrough than teaching for it?” I posed this question to myself earlier this year, and the outcome has been nothing short of magnificent. As...

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1, 2, Breakthrough Love!

By: Vincent Lai Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, HISD Summer 2021 At Breakthrough, a kudos is the ultimate way of showing our gratitude for others. It consists of a verbal expression of gratitude, followed by two claps and then a series of actions based on which...

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BTH: A Reflective Experience

By: Nathalie Soto Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, Connect Summer 2021 Before joining the Breakthrough Houston team, I had no prior teaching experience. I was anxious to start, but entered the summer with three goals in mind: Becoming open to sharing ideas and...

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Behind the Scenes at BTH

By: Jasmine Infante Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, SJS Summer 2021 Breakthrough Houston has revealed to me the “behind the scenes” of a teacher’s life. I am a recent college graduate. I had been in school for 12+ years of my life, I respected my teachers; yet...

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