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Online Teaching in Tamil for Students in Tamil Nadu Villages

eVidyaloka Trust

24 May 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
24 May 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
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Requirements
The Volunteer Teacher connects to a digital classroom in a rural village, through Skype, and conducts a live, interactive class for 2 hours every week. A minimum commitment of 6 weeks is expected from each Volunteer. The subjects to be taught are English, Mathematics, Science. Each Volunteer is assigned a grade (5th, 6th, 7th or 8th) in a school located in one of the remote villages of Tamil Nadu. The volunteer needs to be fluent in Tamil. Powered by advanced technology and an elaborate syllabus, Teacher Volunteers virtually engage with the children on a real time basis and perform the tasks of teaching/demonstrating the pre-planned topics and concepts, appropriate to the student’s grade. They extensively use online teaching resources, including digitized textbooks that is provided to them. They are also offered constant support from an online eVidyaloka Coordinator at the back end.
Teaching and training
Education
eVidyaloka is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming the educational landscape of rural India. Registered under the Trusts Act, the organization creates digital classrooms for children in remote villages, with the support of local communities and volunteer-teachers from across the globe. With standardized lesson plans and teaching aids for a consistent learning experience, the children from government schools receive e-quality education for a promising & rewarding future. Through this task, the Volunteer Teacher helps the NGO provide the much-needed quality education via Skype.
Volunteers: 10 needed
1-5 hours per week / 12 weeks
• Able to Read, Write and Speak Tamil. • Access to a Desktop/Laptop with high speed Internet (1 Mbps). • Comfortable with browsing websites like YouTube, Google Search, PDF documents etc. • Eager to include passion and commitment to the cause of quality education. • Use online teaching resources, including digitized textbooks and other such material that is provided by eVidyaloka.
India
English, Tamil

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