English with Older Students @ Remand Home

We taught 15 words from a chapter book we are going to be reading using charades, discussions, and worksheets. …

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English Class @ Remand Home

English Class @ Remand Home

We worked with worksheets to facilitate the development of speaking in the English language, and then worked on translating words from Kiswahili to english while looking at grammatical tenses….

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

We continue the successful work that has started the past weeks. This report covers two activities of the same kind as part of a string (Tue, 30.01. / Fri, 02.02.). Like the past weeks, it is still a …

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

We continue the successful work that has started the past weeks. This report covers two activities of the same kind as part of a string (Tue, 23.02. / Fri, 26.02., each from 10 am to 12 pm).

It turne…

Open Session @ Remand Home

Open Session @ Remand Home

This open session was intended to encourage children to draw. They got inspirations by volunteers who provided examples of drawings that can express emotions or thoughts dominating the children’s curr…

Self-Confidence Lesson @ Remand Home

Self-Confidence Lesson @ Remand Home

Self-confidence is such a grounding aspect of the self. It is the root that anchors our self worth, self esteem and our ability to express ourselves fearlessly and authentically. In our session, we hi…

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

Translating Swahili to English @ Remand Home

The purpose of this activity was to introduce a different way of teaching by using Swahili language in addition to pictures. Students did have to name the English term based on either the image or Swa…

Life skills on Emotions @ Remand Home

Life skills on Emotions @ Remand Home

It was a great chance to talk about emotions with kids. We prepared a sheet for everyone. The sheet shows different pictures of emotions and talk about those. Kids and volunteers talked about their ow…

Year End Recap @ Remand Home

Year End Recap @ Remand Home

The purpose of the year-end open review was to evaluate the program’s impact on the boys and girls at the Remand Home, assess their feedback, and identify areas for improvement and growth for the upco…

English Class “Use of Apostrophe” @ Remand Home

English Class “Use of Apostrophe” @ Remand Home

The purpose of the activity was to introduce and teach the concept of shortening words or statements using apostrophes, engaging students in practical, hands-on exercises that reinforce learning throu…

The Life Tree Concept @ Remand Home

The Life Tree Concept @ Remand Home

The concept of the life tree aims to shed light on uncomfortable emotions. Similar to the roots of a tree, these emotions provide depth, and we can use the experiences gained from them to improve how …

Chapati Festival at the Kisumu Children Remand Home

Chapati Festival at the Kisumu Children Remand Home

We had an eventful day, having an opportunity with the children at the remand home. It was a timely and long awaited moment to share knowledge, fun, food and other activities.
The day began very earl…

English Class “Dictation” @ Remand Home

English Class “Dictation” @ Remand Home

The purpose of the exercise was to assess and improve the spelling skills of kids through a dictation exercise, creating a supportive and engaging learning environment for students to enhance their sp…

Open Life Skills Session at the Remand Home

Open Life Skills Session at the Remand Home

We had an open discussion about the common challenges young people are facing in the community, especially the boys. This was a personal question and everyone had an opportunity to express himself.

Talentshow @ Kisumu Children Remand Home

Talentshow @ Kisumu Children Remand Home

Our purpose to facilitate the talent show at the Remand Home was to give the children a chance to perform and express their talents. Our aim was to plan a day that lightens up their moods and empowers…

Case Conference @ Kisumu Remand Home

Case Conference @ Kisumu Remand Home

The Case Conference is an important element of the Social Work that Better Me does in the Remand Home. It is an indispensable part regarding the different cooperations that the Remand Home has with se…

English Lesson “Homophones” @ Remand Home

English Lesson “Homophones” @ Remand Home

Students learnt about homophones. After explicitly discussing what it is and brainstorming, we conducted three different activities. 1 – worksheet, 2 – exploring a picture book with homophones, 3 – wo…

English Lesson “Antonyms” @ Remand Home

English Lesson “Antonyms” @ Remand Home

The students learnt about Antonyms which are opposite words. We participated in multiple activities to consolidate the different words they were learning. The activities included worksheets, writing i…

Remand Home English Lesson

Remand Home English Lesson

The purpose of this english lesson at Remand Home was to help students to recap and revise their knowledge of last weeks grammar, spelling and topic of the human body, as well as teach students how to…

Case Conference

Case Conference

The purpose of this case conference was to gather all the partnering organisations that work with the Remand Home to discuss past, current and future cases that are being handled. …

Emotions in Football

Emotions in Football

Teaching the children ways to deal with negative emotions and how to keep a positive mindset through examples in football…

Case Conference

Case Conference

The purpose of this case conference at the Remand Home was to assess and evaluate past cases and address new cases that …

Remand Home Life skills Session on Critical Thinking

Remand Home Life skills Session on Critical Thinking

During this session we discussed the topic of critical thinking. This
included the 5 steps of critical thinking; decision making, problem
solving, reasoning, evaluation and analyzing. Ruth Obilo and Y…