Browsing All Posts filed under »Special Projects and Extracurriculars«

An Extracurricular Extravaganza!

December 19, 2012 by


We at Teach and Learn with Georgia have many talented volunteers who are doing great things with their schools and in their communities. Recently, we asked them to send in descriptions of their projects, and were flooded with responses. (Awesome!) Here are some volunteers’ projects, in their own words: Vicky Banas, Chognari, Imereti: I organized […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Nino Metreveli, Special Projects Coordinator

November 19, 2012 by


Nino Metreveli joined TLG back in May 2012.  She started out as the Special Projects Assistant, but recently moved up to take on responsibility for the whole department as the Special Projects Coordinator.  With a BA in Diplomacy and International Relations and an MA in Contemporary Modern History of America, Nino has a varied and […]


November 6, 2012 by


Earlier than I am used to, I was out and about on a Tuesday. Ready to do my first interview with someone from an NGO for a blog post with a bit of a difference. I was going to visit an NGO called Mkurnali in Tbilisi. This doesn’t really have much to do with teaching […]

TLG-errific: Rodelio Socito

November 1, 2012 by


As something new and exciting, the blog team has decided to write blog posts about exceptional TLG volunteers. When we were given this topic, Rodi was the first person who came to mind for me. I work at a hostel in Tbilisi, and I met him just before the summer holidays when he applied to […]

Snail Mail from America

October 24, 2012 by


The look on my students’ faces when the director enters through our classroom door and states my name is one of curiosity. As Jamal, the director, doesn’t speak a single English word, it is rare to see the two of us conversing. Perhaps even more rare is Jamal’s frequency in pulling teachers from class. The […]

Easy and Interactive Classroom Activities and Games

October 5, 2012 by


With the start of a new semester and new semester resolutions hanging over our heads, self-promises to be a better teacher, to be more exciting, to captive those little children’s minds and win them over so that they love English with our ever more exciting lesson plans, it can become a bit daunting to think […]

New (School) Year’s Resolutions

September 25, 2012 by


For this cleverly named post, thanks to one of my fellow blogger’s creativity, I decided to take three of the most common resolutions and put a little spin on them for things that I hope to achieve this year in school. Exercise more: Exercise my mind, that is! Not only do I see my time […]