Have some time to help this fall? JABA Volunteer Opportunities for October
My favorite is FISH, but there are lots of other ways to help: Sew for Seniors Enjoy sewing? Looking for a new project? Seamstresses are sought to sew adult sized bibs for residents at Mountainside Senior Living. Events Team Interested in event planning? Being part of a team? Recognizing others? Do you have the ability to…
Come FISH with JABA – Make a difference in a child’s life!
Come FISH with Us!
Come FISH with Us! We are casting our lines for new FISH mentors for our Friends in Schools Helping program. New volunteers may attend any training regardless of their county of residence. The next training date is October 10th in Charlottesville. More dates and locations may be added if needed. Come FISH with us! FISH@jabacares.org…
Hope to see ScratchJr in Cville area schools this year!
I have been using the online Scratch programing interface with 3rd and 4th grade students during my volunteer time at Jackson-Via Elementary School, so I was really interested to learn about the new ScratchJr which has been developed for 5-7 year olds. Young students learn very quickly how to create and control characters on the…
Literacy Volunteers – New Tutor Training – July 19
I have really enjoyed my first year as a Literacy Volunteer. LVCA in the Jefferson school is another treasure in our Charlottesville PLACE! New Tutor Training on July 19 We’re hosting our next New Tutor Training on Saturday, July 19 from 9:30am-4:00pm.If you know someone who would make a great tutor, please encourage them to call…
Coursera | Shaping the Way We Teach English, 1: The Landscape of English Language Teaching
I was so happy to see this course and I signed up immediately! Since I spend much of my week as a JABA FISH ESL Tutor/Mentor and as a Literacy Volunteer for an adult student who is learning English, I am sure this Coursera MOOC from the University of Oregon will help me discover new and effective…