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My Motivation Statement

As part of the Peace Corps application process, you need to submit a 500 word personal motivation statement about why you want to serve and how you plan to respond to challenges that arise during service. 683 more words

Peace Corps

How did this all start?

A little over five years ago, I was in George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Houston at 3 AM. My red eye flight from Denver had arrived an hour earlier, I had settled in on a bench in an empty hallway and was trying to catch a few hours sleep before my flight home at 8 AM. 726 more words

Peace Corps

Akwaaba! Welcome! Bienvenido!

Akwaaba! Welcome! Bienvenido! 

As those of you who know me have heard, I have been invited to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana, serving as a Secondary Science Education Volunteer. 100 more words

Peace Corps

Teacher of the Month: Matt Waligura

We are delighted to present our April Teacher of the Month, Matt Waligura, a high school science teacher from Freedom High School in Orlando, Florida! 608 more words

Classroom Technology

Work, work, work!

Friday saw me submit the last of my essays for my teacher training year. Hurrah! 3000 words and 17 appendices later and I was popping it in my mentor’s pigeonhole and skipping out the door. 325 more words

Work Life

Statues in Atrium, Science Teacher Found to be Living

AISU – An unsuspecting student was walking through the atrium on Tuesday when he reported feeling a warm gust of wind coming from the direction of a statue. 263 more words


The Quiet Kids Get Ignored

I didn’t want to write this post. It has been hard for me to write about my feelings. In the beginning of the school year, I lost one of my sixth-grade students to suicide. 360 more words