Showing posts from October, 2015

Making English Fun at Escudo School! Haciendo Inglés Divertido a la Escuela Escudo!

We visited Escudo School today to see what the 4th through 6th graders were learning from their La Esperanza teachers in English class.   Today´s lesson focused on the students learning the English words for the rooms and the objects in a house.  The students also learned the words and actions to the song, “If You Are Happy and You Know It,” where they practiced their words for parts of the body and action words like clap, snap, and blink.  Lastly, they reviewed direction words like behind, next to, on, and under.  They got the chance to read all the words aloud and write them in their notebooks. 

Five volunteers are assigned to the secondary classes at Escudo School this October – Dar, Beth, Zoe, Nita, and Alex.  Nita, a volunteer who is a teacher in the United States (pictured on the left) shares her thoughts about her volunteer experience with La Esperanza:

“The opportunity to work in various public schools in Granada has been invaluable.  I have grown so much as a teacher and have me…