Sample Letter On Service Learning Essays

1133 Words Nov 4th, 2015 5 Pages
Cathryn Murchek
Educ-F200 Service Learning To express my dedication to teaching and helping children, I donated my time to a family friend who was struggling in school. Amber Cieslak is a 7 year old in second grade who found school to be very difficult and could not quite grasp some of the concepts she was being taught. Amber found the subjects of Math and English to be her most troubling. I had known of Amber 's struggle before and have occasionally helped her with some of her homework, but not until recently did I actually help Amber learn these concepts for good. After speaking to my mother’s co-worker Sharon Cieslak, who is Amber 's mother, I found out that Amber was still having trouble in school. After offering the idea of myself tutoring Amber, Mrs. Cieslak was instantly thrilled. I have always had a special connection with the youth, so Amber was very excited as well. Mrs. Cieslak is a middle-aged Caucasian women in her late thirty’s. Between her and her husband Michael, they have an average to above average income. They have a lovely home in Valparaiso, Indiana where the tutoring sessions took place. Besides Amber, they have another daughter named Sarah. Sarah is 12 and often helped her sister with her homework as much as she could, but Amber just could not always grasp the subjects. Upon arriving at the Cieslak home on the first day of tutoring, I was greeted by Mrs. Cieslak, Amber, and of course their pets. We sat at their dining room table, a place secluded…

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