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Endangered: Animals That Need Us! (Ongoing)

In this weekly class, your child will learn about a different endangered animal each week! Learners will learn all about the animal with a focus on why they are endangered and what is being done to help them. [conservation, zoology]
Shelby van der Merwe MBPsS
252 total reviews for this teacher
24 reviews for this class
Completed by 144 learners
40 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

Pacific Time
This teacher may live in a different time zone.

Next on Wed Aug 10

Meets Once per week
4:15pm - 4:55pm

Next on Mon Aug 22

Meets Once per week
8am - 8:40am
4 learners enrolled
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will:
- learn about a new animal each week
- use critical thinking
- share prior knowledge
- gain confidence to ask questions
- complete fun quizzes after class to check their knowledge and understanding of class content
I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, with a specialisation in counselling. In the past, I have worked in primary and high schools offering individual & group counselling, life skills courses, and psychometric testing. I am currently working in Youth Empowerment Services for local government. 

I have also always had a passion for wildlife & conservation and have done extensive research on all of my class topics. 

All of my classes are taught with patience and compassion, and I aim to create a safe, comfortable place to facilitate your child's learning.
A worksheet is shared in the classroom every week which can be filled out during class time.
 1 file available upon enrollment
An optional worksheet will be available in the classroom upon enrolment. This can be printed out every week. Learners will need paper and pencils/crayons/markers (this is optional for those learners who may want to draw during class).
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
This class includes discussions about conservation status, poaching, animals eating other animals and, occasionally, reproduction and mating habits. This is always done in a factual, age-appropriate way.

No graphic images are shown.


Shelby van der Merwe MBPsS
Lives in the United Kingdom
She/Her l Youth Worker l Advocate
252 total reviews
227 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Shelby. I am from South Africa but am currently living in London. I love travelling around the world and meeting new people.

I have a passion for education and working with children. I have a Bachelor's degree (with Honours) in... 
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