Hello! It's been quite some time since my last blog! I have been trying to write this one all week, but for some reason, I am blocked. So, without any grand ado, I'm going to jump right into it! ¡Hola! Desde hace mucho tiempo he escrito un post! He estado intentando escribir este toda la … Continue reading Chirripó!
This post is a bit of a #latergram, since it's about a trip from over a week ago, but I've been too lazy to write until now. Este post es un poquito de #latergram porque es sobre un viaje desde hace una semana, pero he estado perezosa y no lo escribí hasta ahora. Last weekend, … Continue reading Una escapadita perfecta
Hola! It's been forever!! Looking back at last year, I realized that I've used this blog more for teaching conferences than for travel stuff! One of my goals this year is to get back on track with writing more posts. And since I did something new today, I figure I may as well write one … Continue reading La Romería de la Virgen de los Ángeles
Link to the archive of social media learning by Tri-Association Keynote: Douglas Fisher Study skills that work First, don't make study skills a separate class! repeated reading When students read the material more than once, learning improves. They won't do it automatically on a test like the SAT unless they are practicing it all year … Continue reading #TriConf17: Day 5 Keynote
Session description here. Day 1 We started the session by talking about 16 Habits of Mind and reflecting a bit on ourselves and our students as learners. Purpose and Pedagogy When thinking about pedagogy, think of these three clusters: Antiquated: What to cut? Classical: What to keep? (It's not old; it's timeless!) Contemporary: What to … Continue reading #TriCon17 Preconference: Projects, Capstones, Quests
Hola! I would love to make this a bilingual post, but I am battling a head cold or some obnoxious allergies, and I want to sleep, so this will be quick and in English only. This past weekend was a long one due to Costa Rican Independence Day on September 15. There was a whole … Continue reading Tortuguero!
Hola! This weekend I went to Monteverde with my friends Brian and Pod, and I figured I should blog about it since it was something new! Big shoutout to Brian and Pod for making it an awesome weekend filled with adventure! Hola! El fin pasado fui a Monteverde con mis amigos Brian y Pod, y … Continue reading Monteverde
Hola! It's been a while, so I thought I'd catch up a bit! The last time I wrote was after my cooking class in Guatemala, and since then I am back into the full swing of things at home and work this semester. There are less than two months left before IB exams (seniors are … Continue reading Qué lindo es este país
18 Diciembre 2015 So, I've been talking about this Gringolandia post for a while, and now that almost everyone from Gringolandia has gone home for the holidays, I can finally sit down and write it! (Actually now it's 23 Diciembre, and I'm just finishing up this post.) What is Gringolandia, you ask? Well, when I first learned … Continue reading A Love Letter to Gringolandia
15 Noviembre 2015 ¡Buenas! It was so weird typing the date and realizing that it's November 15, and I got a bit of a sunburn today. I'm still getting used to the fact that the weather here will just always be pretty amazing. But anyway, that's besides the point. I still want to write my … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men…