Windsor teaching assistant gets creative with social distance learning

first_imgFor Webb, she says she hasn’t been a fan of teaching online either. Webb says when she started her driveway classes, working with students face-to-face again, the experience was more than rewarding. “When they get an assignment finished, especially one they struggled with and had such a hard time with on the computer, and it’s like, ‘Oh it’s done,’ and they’re like, ‘Yeah I did a good job,'” said Webb. Webb says her driveway classes ended on Friday but she plans to keep in touch with her students over the summer. With a few long tables and a tent, Webb started hosting classes right in her driveway. She says it started with one student who didn’t have internet access, and the word of one-on-one, in-person tutoring, spread quickly. “It’s great when they feel good about themselves because they’ve completed it, and it makes me feel good to be part of that,” said Webb. “Even though they think they don’t want to be [at school], they do, and I’ve had so many kids tell me that. Just to be able to have adults there that they trust, or ask questions to, or if they have a problem they can go there,” said Webb. “They’re missing that whole chunk.” “They’re my kids. I know that they’re struggling, and I know these kids better,” said Webb. (WBNG) — With many students learning from home, and some even lacking internet access, Windsor High School teaching assistant Karen Webb wanted to make sure her students were understanding the material through more than just a computer screen. She says with many students missing out on their social lives at school, her driveway classes were helping with more than just homework. “They sat out here with me in the snow, and we worked. After that it took off from there on Facebook. I had parents, I had other students contact me. I’m not going to turn them away,” said Webb. She says learning online will simply never be the same as learning face-to-face and working directly with her students. last_img read more

Barkley sets sights on Brazil

first_img The 19-year-old made his debut from the bench against Moldova in the World Cup qualifier at Wembley two weeks ago and has explained how England manager Roy Hodgson has given him the incentive of a place in the squad if he continues his form. “I have set my sights on the World Cup,” Barkley said in his first interview with national newspapers. Press Association “It’s a goal for me. It will be hard, but through hard work hopefully I can get on the flight there. “He (Hodgson) told me to keep working hard and keep doing what I have been doing since the start of the season and if there comes a time that, because I am young, I’m on the bench, don’t let your head go down. “He believes in me. He has high hopes for me. He sees me being able to go to Brazil if I keep progressing as I have done since the start of the season.” However, Barkley, who joined Everton aged 11, has been advised to stay at Goodison Park for the development of his career by the captain of the club’s biggest rivals – Steven Gerrard. Barkley was sent out on loan to Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds while David Moyes was in charge at Everton, but he is now back in the fold and has secured a regular starting spot under new Toffees manager Roberto Martinez. Barkley said: “He (Gerrard) told me I’m from Liverpool, a local lad playing for the team I support, and there is nothing better. “He’s done that throughout his career. He said playing is the main thing, going to another team and not playing would be no good for my development. “I was a bit star-struck when I first joined up but Steven was good to me when I was away. I sat next to him on the coach and he gave me loads of advice. “He said the big hitters are going to be looking at me but the main thing for me is to stay with the club I’m at, the team I support and love, which is Everton.” center_img Ross Barkley might be at the start of his England career but the Everton midfielder is setting his sights on playing in next summer’s World Cup.last_img read more

Buhari Salutes Golden Eaglets on Victory over Ecuador

first_imgGolden Eaglets won the match with two late goals to leave the final scoreline at 3-2 in top of the table clash against Ecuador. The feat guaranteed Nigeria’s qualification into the knock out phase with a game to spare in the.President Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja yesterday said: “The fact that the youngsters never gave up, and turned the table against their opponents, is a lesson in persistence and resilience.”The president recommended the can-do spirit displayed by the young boys to Nigerians, urging them to display such in all areas of endeavor, and in national development.While wishing the Eaglets well in their final group match against Australia, which may well be a formality, Buhari pledged government support to the boys as they strive to win the Under-17 World Cup yet again, thus confirming Nigeria’s position as a global power at the cadet level.The win against the South Americans leave Nigeria clear at the top of the Group B table and will face Australia tomorrow in the final match of the phase.Aside the win on Tuesday, another talking point of the match was the first hat trick of the on going tournament by match hero, Ibrahim Said,Not only has Said become the leading scorer at Brazil 2019, he has put Nigeria ahead of other countries regarding the number of hat trick stars in the history of the tournament.He is the sixth Nigerian to score three goals or more in a match after that of Phillip Osondu in a 3-2 defeat of Bolivia on July 14, 1987 at Jeux Canada Games Stadium, Saint John’s New Foundland in Canada.That of Nwankwo Kanu followed 26 years ago when the lanky footballer scored three of the goals in the 8-0 defeat of Canada on August 22, 1993 in Japan.Femi Opabunmi also scored three goals in a 5-1 defeat of Australia on March 23, 2001 in Trinidad & Tobago.The fourth Nigerian to score a hat trick in the competition was Kelechi Iheanacho who netted four times against Mexico in 2013.He is one of the only three players to have scored four goals in an U17 World Cup match.The other two are David of Spain in a match against New Zealand in 1997 and Colombia’s Carlos Hidalgo in the match against Finland in 2003.Victor Osimhen became Nigeria’s fifth player to score a hat trick when he found the net three times in a 6-0 defeat of Australia in a Round of 16 match in 2015.Nigerian Hat Trick Scorers at U17 World Cup1. Phillip Osondu – 3 goals; Nigeria 3-2 Bolivia; July 14, 19872. Nwankwo Kanu – 3 goals; Nigeria 8-0 Canada; Aug 22, 19933. Femi Opabunmi – 3 goals; Nigeria 5-1 Australia; Sep 23, 20014. Kelechi Iheanacho – 4 goals; Nigeria 6-1 Mexico; Oct 19, 20135. Victor Osimhen – 3 goals; Nigeria 6-0AustraliaOct 28, 20156. Ibrahim Said – 3 goals; Nigeria 3-2 Ecuador; Oct. 29, 2019Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Golden Eaglets FIFA U-17 WORLD CUPFemi SolajaPresident Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second match of the ongoing FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals in Brazil on Tuesday.last_img read more