After being encouraged by a friend to volunteer with the Mid-State Literacy Council, I began tutoring an ESL student the Fall 2020 semester.
Hello mathematicians! As a teacher and an individual who loves math, one of my favorite concepts to teach is our base 10 system.
The National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus database is a well-known, high-quality resource for consumer health information, including in Spanish.
As we continue to live in a world of unpredictability, it is not uncommon to feel a lack of motivation because of quarantines and self-isolation.
The COVID pandemic has challenged all of us in different ways. Computer technology has become the lifeline for many families to remain in touch with loved ones. But how do you teach basic computer skills when you are unable to meet in person?
I went into my experience volunteering with the Mid-State Literacy Council with the sole expectation that I would be teaching the students; however, these individuals taught me just as much as I taught them, and that is something that I will cherish now and bring with me in my future endeavors, as well.
Mid-State Literacy Council (MSLC) has become a well-known name around the State College area for both volunteers and adult learners.
I have taught at Mid-State Literacy Council since 2019. I began teaching the “English for Doctor’s Visits” course and since then, have taught three other semesters.
In a world as chaotic as the one we are all living in today, people often neglect their psychological and emotional well-being.
When I first arrived in State College as a naive freshman at Penn State, I found myself situated in a community far more diverse than my tiny hometown in southwestern Pennsylvania