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
Computers have become a main household device that many cannot live without. They are used for recreation, work, school, and everything in between.
Being born in Puerto Rico, I was raised with Spanish as the main language in my household.
As a person who knows two languages, Chinese and English, I found it easy to communicate and teach the adults here at Mid- State Literacy Council.
As a first generation Korean-American, I have witnessed firsthand the difficulty of adjusting to a new culture.