Acadia Community Learning Program

I have had the pleasure of participating in the learning program for a second year. This year, however, I was able to have a larger role. I got to work with a woman named Susan, where she and I worked with a class of 16 students, all of various ages and abilities. We were teaching them English to help them become better equipped to live in Canada. It wasn't until I worked with kids that I could actually see myself doing it. I've never been particularly fond of children, as anybody that truly knows me will tell you, but seeing how hard these kids worked and the effort they put into their studies made me enjoy going to class. It was great seeing them become comfortable with material and become better able to speak English. I thought that a teachers satisfaction watching a student have a "eureka" moment was hyped up but it's not. It is a profound feeling one gets knowing that you helped someone learn.