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Volunteer + tutor = learning and fun for isolated students


Last updated 4/22/2020 at 1:24pm


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - "Tell us about Vikings; tell us about shipwrecks; tells us about pirates and ancient myths."

Sara Herlevsen nods, smiles and answers these questions from students via video conferencing. Or this 31-year-old massage therapist and tutor from Calgary helps them with their math homework, a science quiz or an art project.

Sometimes, she simply listens. Many want someone to talk to because the spread of the coronavirus outbreak has forced their schools to close and isolated them from their classmates.

Herlevsen said it all started because she was...

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