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love of learning through curiosity
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Through engaging lessons, interactive projects and visual arts, SHARP Literacy helps urban children identify as confident, capable learners.

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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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Congratulations to Shelli Marquardt and Waukesha County Community Foundation on being named the Waukesha County Small Non-Profit of the Year by the Waukesha County Business Alliance. SHARP Literacy and all of our Waukesha area students are grateful for your continued support!
Photos from SHARP Literacy's post SHARP explorers at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee experienced a little bit of Hawaii on a rainy June day in Milwaukee by learning about the Aloha Spirit through SHARP Literacy's arts-integrated Summer Learning Gain Initiative.
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Photos from SHARP Literacy's post It's the first day of summer and our plants at the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center Browning Elementary greenhouse are green and thriving! Thanks to all of our partners for helping make this happen.

Milwaukee Public Schools Johnson Controls Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful (KGMB) MSOE Servant Leadership
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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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SHARP’s program positively impacts a diverse student population.