Books of 2019

2019 was a busy year for me. I spent the first part of the year student teaching and going to graduate school, both full-time, and the last half of the year I spent teaching my own classes. Although I was able to do some catching up when I visited Israel and Greece over the summer,…

My First Lecture

I spent about six months planning my first lecture for all of my English students at the beginning of the year. What could I say that would draw them in? That they had never heard before? That would teach them the far-reaching values of analyzing literature and still be engaging for the kids who hated…

Shooting for a Fulbright ETA to Mexico

IĀ first found out about Fulbright Scholarships from an old poster on the wall of my graduate school's Education Building cafeteria. The headline read "Are you interested in traveling abroad and being an ambassador to another country?" Fresh off of a month-long trip to Italy and London, I definitely was. At the time, it was January…