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Category Archive: methodology

Jan
06

Kirsten evaluates her experience with 4 year old Marina and gives advice to future volunteers

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Thanks to Kirstin Allison for this evaluation of her experience working with 4 year old Marina last semester. Marina is deaf but speaks and hears thanks to her cochlear implant.   Meet Kirstin: Soy de Tejas en los EEUU, y estudio en la Universidad de Baylor y este semestre en Madrid en Saint Louis University.  Está …

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Dec
13

¿Qué os parece un “Allies in English” Mashup de canciones como actividad?

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Allies in English arrancó hace 5 años como un apoyo escolar fuera del aula, para trabajar la motivación y perder el miedo a hablar en inglés, a través de actividades lúdicas y conversaciónes con una persona nativa. Con este éxito, en 13 ciudades, cada vez mas se juntan al programa las familias de niños mas …

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Nov
17

How’s it going with your kid? Check out our volunteers’ advice to get the most out of each session!

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Munching on peanut butter cookies and quinoa chips and cheese, 15 of the volunteers from Madrid and Alcalá de Henares met recently to discuss how their experience has been going so far in the “Allies in English” program. Devin Rush and Sydney Madden, helped to organize the student gathering, which was held in a venue …

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May
25

“Abilities come with courage and charisma. We are able to do what we believe we can!”

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Lauren O’Grady, our volunteer in Madrid sums up her experience in Allies in English this semester: When I started with Allies In English my goal was to teach my partner, Daniel who is 3 years old, as much English as he could learn in a semester´s time. What I quickly realized was that Daniel wasn´t …

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Mar
08

Madison exclaims, “We are a soccer-loving match made in Heaven!”

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Madison tells us about her visits with Pedro, a 9 -year old boy with cochlear implants, who she helps each week in t-oigo’s program, “Allies in English”. I was so excited when I was matched up with Pedro for Allies in English. However, as the date of our first meeting drew nearer, I started to …

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Nov
17

What to do with a young child and short attention span? Liv has it all figured out.

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Lately, as word spreads about the success of “Allies in English” and more and more families sign up for the program to support kids with hearing loss who learn English, the age range of the kids has spread out to include younger kids, even as young as 3 and 4 years old. Some of these …

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Oct
28

Maggie es una persona realmente increíble

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Hola Dale!!! Maggie ha venido ya dos veces a nuestra casa, y la verdad es que ha congeniado genial con Laura (hipoacusia bilateral, y casi tres años)  y María, su hermana de seis años. Este martes han jugado mucho con las muñecas, han hecho puzzles, cantado canciones y hecho gimnasia. Laura es muy inquieta, y a …

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Oct
21

What do I do with my “child”? I am not sure where to get some new ideas…

It’s completely normal for volunteers to have doubts about what to do with their “child” in the “Allies in English” sessions. As volunteers, you are a friend to the child. You are not expected to be English teachers nor prepare anything in advance, although some students do. The idea is to have fun, doing something …

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Aug
28

Carly, an English teacher, volunteers over the summer to help Sandra and Carla in Madrid

While our program Allies in English runs semester and year-long programs in cities all over Spain, and doesn’t have a summer program (yet!), Carly wrote to me about volunteering for a month and was matched up with Sandra and Carla. Here is what she writes about her experience: Hi Dale, Thank you for your email. …

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Jun
26

Una ensalada de frutas para aprender Apple, Pear, Banana

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Desde Vigo, Beatriz Novoa, la coordinadora de Allies in English nos cuenta sobre la experiencia de Simón y Debora. En Vigo, a falta de contar con un programa de norteamericanos, los voluntarios son muchas veces estudiantes universitarios Erasmus que vienen durante todo el año a la Universidad de Vigo. El programa ya está consolidado allí …

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