After the first morning in Chambork, we first spent our time doing some team-building, and then proceeded to go about teaching students and then relaxing at a homestay in the village. The teaching was divided among genres: poetry, songs, and stories, though everyone pretty much got the same general education. The students clearly knew the basics (being in primary school but taught in a daily regiment), though were inspired to learn more. Though I did not provide much in the way of teaching (since all the teaching was in Khmer), I enjoyed visiting a little library that was built out of bamboo only a couple of months earlier.
This circle game involves trying to catch the finger of the person to your right at the same time you are trying to keep your finger safe from the person on your left.
The human tangle, where everyone puts their arms into the circle, and then has to help the ground untangle the arms.
With the games over, it was time to move on to the education:
After teaching, we went to the local village where we would be staying and did a writing exercise (though most just walked around and took pictures):
This kid was so excited with the poetry class that afterwards he went home to write a poem. Then he managed to find us and show us: