Spreading awareness

With the world constantly moving past us with fast-paced technological innovations created one after the other, it is vital for us to remember to create a strong educational foundation for the future generation through these innovations.

Volunteering through Shikhya, I have realized how important it is to dedicate time to those in need whether it is by teaching English or simply talking to them. There are many underprivileged children in this world, and if we all just take a few minutes away from our daily, monotonous routine to help them in any way, we could make a big impact on their lives. For example, donating a few dollars to your local charity or helping out at the food shelter, or even visiting a foreign country to help out at an orphanage.

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Teaching English as a Second Language:Part 2

My manager called me soon after and we discussed what I could do to improve for the next session. He said that I did an excellent job by making the two girls feel comfortable by smiling through the whole session. However, he observed that I did talk too fast. By speaking slower, I would be able to help the children catch onto some of the words and phrases I was saying as well as understand me more clearly.

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Teaching English as a Second Language:Part 1

There is a first time for everything right. Learning how to walk, trying the “real-good” cheeseburger right down the street where the new restaurant opened, or even traveling on a plane! For me, July 29th, 2015, was the first time I became a teacher for orphan children wanting to learn the English language. For the first time, I was in complete control of how I ran the classroom on the virtual communication system.

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