There have been a few distractions this last weekend and a touch of heartache. Daughter Nº1, after the dismal end of her own language school venture which she had to close down last March due to the pandemic, has been depending on online classes and English-Spanish translations to earn her way and also keep my grand-daughter in technical college to finish her studies. As a one-parent family as well and even though we help where possible it is a struggle.She is burning the midnight oil to think of innovative ideas to appeal to her pupils and students to make her English and Spanish online classes as enjoyable and motivating as possible and also to promote her classes.
The more fun they have the more they will learn and I so agree with that! There is nothing worse than a boring class and I as a teacher have to add there is nothing worse than a classful of bored pupils or students. The learning light will flicker and eventually dim altogether and then nobody learns anything!
As Thomas Ra ( remember I posted about him here :-) is so popular with her young pupils/students ( he does sometimes sit right in front of the monitor when she gives classes so they have been introduced to him) she has recently been using her cat Thomas Ra as a subject in her classes,the children love to say hello to him and watch him grooming himself.
is at present inventing a cartoon about Thomas Ra and yesterday she
sent me a couple of her first images that she will add to her cartoon
These are two of the shots from the cartoon she is creating:
Pretty good I think considering she is learning how to use the cartoon app as she goes along.
Her online classes being online means she has been able to offer her classes to the national arena but surprise, surprise she has recently started Spanish classes with a Polish lady in Poland. This has given her the stimulus to open up and offer her online classes worldwide. Now I know that this sounds like publicity and you are quite right if you are thinking that! I am her mother and whatever I can do to help her and my grand-daughter to get back on their feet I will do! I have never advertised on my blog posts and nor do I want to and this will be the only exception. She is of course advertising herself on different worldwide online tuition sites,some are free but others cost money which she cannot afford. Publicity is very expensive! More than anything she needs to get the word out there worldwide, so as she has a social Facebook page for her classes and also uses it to promote her business I would kindly ask you if you could ( if you are on facebook) like the page (link below) and share it on your own Facebook page please.
Thank you! I am sending you my thanks in advance whether you do as requested here or not....but also to thank you for reading this. I am not comfortable with this type of post but this situation my blogger friends has brought about drastic measures.
Crochet doodling again and using up some leftovers to make this ribbon yarn butterfly.
Hook 3,5 Katia Tahiti ribbon yarn,pattern from Planet Penny .
I doubt very much that I shall make another butterfly with this ribbon yarn. It was hard work😧
RAOCKs dropped off in the park last Friday.