Diana Grote on Language Learning Opportunities Abroad

When I was sixteen, I spent six weeks in Amman, Jordan, to study Arabic. Coming from Chicago’s northern suburbs, Amman was unlike anything I’d ever imagined. The buildings spread across the city like cardboard boxes – low, square, and various … Continue reading

Things that they don’t teach in schools

This conversation has been brought up many times since I began researching educational methods and studying for my TESOL certification. There’s a distinction between general education (the classics in literature, basic mathematical skills, history, etc.) and life learning. Is it … Continue reading