Make A Difference English lessons have been in lesson for nearly eight weeks now, and as always, MAD volunteers’ initiative and dedication shines through in their work in the program. Here are two highlights.
What has level 4 been doing?
We asked Chloe Rho, a high school volunteer, to tell us. She has been with MAD for a year now, and took some time out to share with us what her level has been doing so far:
“Level 4 MAD classes have been focused on maximizing grammar fluency and pronunciation of words. For example, student volunteers encourage the MAD students to repeat a tongue twister after demonstrating the pronunciation themselves. That way, students have fun while learning the accurate pronunciation of words. In addition, student volunteers tackled with the prepositions “on”, “in”, and “at”. They have taught the vivekananda students about the different uses of these prepositions and ways to apply them in real life. Reading entertaining stories also happens regularly, and currently, students are learning adjectives which is a new concept for many of them. Through these MAD classes it is fascinating to observe students learn from each other and enjoy their learning process. Although it may be subtle, students appear to be much more comfortable with the information they are constantly learning and demonstrating that they are capable of advancing an initial thought. Moreover, since students in level 4 are relatively young, it has been important for adult and student volunteers to find effective ways to address the learning material. For better quality classes, student and adult volunteers try to communicate via email or whatsapp and inform important notices through them so that nothing is a surprise for anyone.
In summary, level 4 MAD classes are on the right path, both the teachers and students enjoying their MAD experience. As many of the MAD classes are coming to an end, teachers will strive to finish this semester as a success, continuing their hard work. The end goal is to maximize the students’ English fluency with providing the best learning possible.”
Great work, level 4 team!
Precollege’s Science Lesson
In the week before Diwali break, the two pre-college classes (level 7 and 8) had an interactive science lesson with Dr. Richard Frazier, a Middle School Science teacher. Here are some photos of the class!