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P.P.I. Pen Pals International Developing cross-cultural communication one letter at a time. Welcome!
Welcome to P.P.I.! Pen Pals International Developing cross-cultural communication one letter at a time. __________________...
P.P.I’s Current Volunteer Members You may contact any of the following volunteer members for more information regarding ho...
How it works: Overview ___________________________________________________________________________________________________...
6 Easy Steps! ________________________ <ul><ul><ul><li>1.  International classes will be recruited 4 times a year in the 1...
Directions for volunteers: <ul><ul><ul><li>1.  Fill in the Volunteer Registration Form. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
Volunteer Registration Form Please fill in this form and send it back to your contact at P.P.I. Thank you! You may use the...
Student Registration _______________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Directions for studen...
Student Registration form Thank you for becoming a member of P.P.I! We hope you enjoy writing and receiving letters to and...
Thank You! <ul><li>Thank you to all of our volunteers for the dedicated time and interest in encouraging today’s youth to ...
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PPI- Pen Pals International

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PPI is a Non-Profit Organization based out of Seoul South Korea. It was created with the purpose of linking students from various countries to promote intercultural understanding and acceptance.

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PPI- Pen Pals International

  1. 1. P.P.I. Pen Pals International Developing cross-cultural communication one letter at a time. Welcome!
  2. 2. Welcome to P.P.I.! Pen Pals International Developing cross-cultural communication one letter at a time. ____________________________ <ul><li>We are thrilled that you are interested in assisting with the rewarding task of connecting students from all over the world in a personal and engaging endeavor to raise cultural awareness and increase the potential for lifelong, cross-cultural friendships. </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is to utilize our network of teachers, parents and community members to connect interested students with pen pals across the globe. P.P.I is currently based out of Seoul, South Korea and hopes to give ESL learners an opportunity to practice their English language skills while concurrently increasing multi-cultural contact and appreciation. </li></ul>
  3. 3. P.P.I’s Current Volunteer Members You may contact any of the following volunteer members for more information regarding how to get involved, further directions, registration forms and any questions you may have after reviewing the full presentation. <ul><li>Founders </li></ul><ul><li>_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Sasha Harrison Cleo Fleumeria </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>South Korea *** Volunteer Organizers *** U.S.A </li></ul><ul><li>------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- </li></ul><ul><li>Diane O Donnell </li></ul><ul><li>Kelly Travis </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Rodner </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel Hahn </li></ul><ul><li>Mira Yeo </li></ul><ul><li>Andrea Godina </li></ul><ul><li>Uri Kim </li></ul><ul><li>Safia Davis </li></ul><ul><li>Holly B. Fishback </li></ul><ul><li>Amy Daughtridge </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Lence </li></ul>
  4. 4. How it works: Overview ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Connect with ESL students at Chungdahm Learning! </li></ul><ul><li>_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>The school we are based out of is called Chungdahm Learning and is located in Seoul, South Korea. Our facility operates in 13 week terms so we have 4 terms per year with new classes each time. </li></ul><ul><li>We will collect as many interested international students as possible in the first couple of weeks of each term, preferably as class cohorts, and then match those classes with an appropriate class at Chungdahm Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Our students range from young elementary to high school students so all ages in this range are welcome to join! </li></ul>
  5. 5. 6 Easy Steps! ________________________ <ul><ul><ul><li>1. International classes will be recruited 4 times a year in the 1 st 2 weeks of each term. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>***All Volunteer and Student Registration forms due by March 5 th (Spring), June 5 th (Summer), September 5 th (Fall), December 5 th (Winter)*** </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Recruited classes will be matched with Chungdahm Learning classes. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Chungdahm class will write 1 st pen pal letter together as a class and it will be mailed within one month to the corresponding school. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. International class will write back within one month so we get them before the end of the term. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Students can choose to continue with their pen pals on an individual basis if they so choose with the personal information we give them on the Student Registration Forms. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6. A new cycle will start again the next term. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Directions for volunteers: <ul><ul><ul><li>1. Fill in the Volunteer Registration Form. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Have your students fill in the Student Registration Form (You will be their initial sponsor and contact for the 1 st round of exchange letters). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. E-mail all forms back to your volunteer contact at Chungdahm Learning, separated by class if you have more than one. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. Please remind your students that their pen pals are currently learning the English language so they know what to expect as far as language skills are concerned. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Enclosed in the files initially sent by your contact at PPI- you will see a poster- you may print and use this to spread the word at your school. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6. Wait 4-6 weeks for the return letters after the Due Dates for each term. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7. Send the return letters/pictures in a class package to the return address with ATTN: the name of the teacher and school you received it from. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8. Postage: You or your school may make a tax-deductible donation for the cost of shipping- or you may divide the cost among your students. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Volunteer Registration Form Please fill in this form and send it back to your contact at P.P.I. Thank you! You may use the volunteer.doc form sent separately from this presentation instead for formatting purposes.
  8. 8. Student Registration _______________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Directions for students </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>1. Fill in the form on the next page (or use attached .doc form) 2. Give the form back to your teacher or parent 3. Follow instructions from your teacher or parent (When to send a letter/picture) 4. Please be understanding that some of the students are learning English and it could take 4-6 weeks to receive a pen pal 5. Start communicating with your new pen pal! (Your first letter will be done with your class, if you want to keep in touch after that- it is up to you to keep writing!) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Student Registration form Thank you for becoming a member of P.P.I! We hope you enjoy writing and receiving letters to and from your pen pal abroad*^^* Hobbies: Country: School Address: School Name: E-mail: (if available) Country: Home Address: Date: Teacher or Parent Name: Grade: Male or Female: (choose one) Age and Birthday: Full Name:
  10. 10. Thank You! <ul><li>Thank you to all of our volunteers for the dedicated time and interest in encouraging today’s youth to embrace and appreciate our increasingly global community! </li></ul><ul><li>Sincerely, </li></ul><ul><li>Sasha Harrison </li></ul><ul><li>Founding Member </li></ul><ul><li>Chungdahm Learning- Mokdong Branch </li></ul><ul><li>158-587 Yangcheon-gu Shinjung 5 Dong 900-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Rodeo Building 3,5,6 Floors </li></ul><ul><li>Seoul, South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 02-2694-9407/ Fax: 02-2694-9470 </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>P.P.I. </li></ul><ul><li>Pen Pals International </li></ul><ul><li>Developing cross-cultural communication one letter at a time. </li></ul>

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