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The Teachers of Ingrid Have a Teachable Spirit

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The Teachers of Ingrid Have a Teachable Spirit

Why are the instructors of Ingrid Education Centre so special? Why do they have such a teachable spirit? What motivates them to provide education to the children of the Kayole/Matopeni slums of Nairobi? Following my short visit to Kenya in October of 2012, I was scheduled to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to one or more of the classes of the students of Ingrid in January 2013. ESL has long been my favorite subject to teach as I find students who want to learn this subject have such a teachable spirit, meaning that they are: grateful open willing committed Teaching a student with these characteristics makes the task easy and enjoyable. Thinking about how I could make a stronger impact on the school, I had an epiphany one night. I should teach the...

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