It’s almost midnight, I’m not packed, I leave in 24 hours…..and I’m crying. Honestly, where has the time gone? I remember finishing packing for this trip, going over the important documents I needed in my carry on, downloading all the pictures on my phone so I had enough room for memories of Ecuador and staying… Continue reading June 15th, 2017
Today I wrote a lot of thank you notes. Thank you’s for the teacher I’ve been with the past 8 weeks; thank you’s to the people who have invited me on field trips; thank you’s to the lunch room staff for feeding me almost every day; thank you’s to the other English teachers for allowing… Continue reading Sorry, Mom.
Being able to speak another language is a difficult feat that should be celebrated more than it is. Being able to think, listen, and talk between two (or more) languages takes lots of practice. Patience is required of the speaker and of those that listen to them. For this, I can’t thank the people of… Continue reading The Struggle
Hi, I’m Ari and I’m about to graduate college! WOO! But, before I do, I get to take part in an awesome opportunity… I leave tomorrow to teach in Ecuador! This is through the Global Gateway for Teachers Program at Indiana University – Bloomington. Normally, the program is done over a course of two years, but because […]