Hello fellow volunteers!
When you come to El Shaddai one of the ministry opportunities you may be assigned to is the homeschool program, Oikos.
My ministry time was spent assisting in a 12th grade English class for about 12 seniors, personally tutoring a 2nd grade boy in English and Reading for a class period and then an 11th grade girl in Science.
Most of the kids are self-motivated enough that you don’t have to do as much actual teaching as you are there for them to come to when they have questions and need help.
There is a set curriculum that Oikos uses but I was free to adjust my class time to include other educational activities like playing Monopoly!
Author: Jessie Meltz
Photo Credit: Jessie Meltz
The authors of this blog are various and sundry, from the long-term staff and volunteers at El Shaddai, to missions trip volunteers, and maybe even a few people in between.