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Letters of Recommendation (I Wish I Could Actually Write)

I’ve taught mostly juniors and seniors for the past 12 years, so certain times of year you’re guaranteed to find me spending the weekend writing letters of recommendation for college applications. It goes with the job. While I’m generally averse to extra

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Reading Voltaire in Delhi

Source: IntoConnection India is filthy. An undergraduate degree in anthropology and many years of cross-cultural exchange work make the above statement both insensitive and undiplomatic, but no less true. There is trash on the streets, flowing in the water and floating in

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A Terrible Teacher Tells All

As a new teacher starting out almost 14 years ago, I had no idea how terrible I was at the time. Convinced I would revolutionize the craft with my engaging lessons, dynamite presentations and outrageously strong rapport with students, compassionate observers gave me