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Travel Blogs from Matthews
Months ago when I applied for this grant I wrote my proposal which detailed my dream of how I would spend this sabbatical time. In December when I learned that I would indeed be taking this journey I began to make more concrete plans. Several things affected (or will affect) enacting my initial vision.
-My husband got a new job, and is now unable to take as much time away as we had originally hoped. He'll still join me ...
... topographical circumstances and provide a wealth of variety to Hispanic nations. My students love to learn about how other children live. They enjoy learning about children's routines, food, dance, music, holidays and celebrations. I have had various opportunities through my studies and personal travel to visit many Spanish speaking countries and I certainly find that I am able to more comfortably represent cultural events and aspects which I have personally ...
... by my coworker Stacy Calfo.
Spanish Immersion "Off the Beaten Path"
Posted 11/19/2013 02:24PM
School Spanish teacher Morgan Sharp was chosen as the recipient of the
2014 Brooks Sabbatical. She will spend her summer in Equatorial Guinea
immersing herself in the cultural and linguistic practices of this small
Spanish speaking nation.
"Equatorial Guinea is counted amongst the Spanish ...
Build Day number two. Great day. It's hard to believe how quickly time is flying. But it also feels slower, too. When I think about the fact that I only started this a little over a week ago, that just seems crazy. Today was great but so tiring too. For some reason I expected the build days to be a break. A time where we'd all help out but also have the opportunity to rest, too. Not the case. It's hard work for 8 hours. We got to the site at ...
Last night was a later night for most of the group. Chapel Hill is a great town with a bunch of bars and restaurants, and we certainly enjoyed ourselves at Rec Room. It was a Monday night and we were basically the only ones there. It was good to see everyone relax and have a good time. It's a fun group. I'm on the older end; I think I'm the second oldest by about four months. Most folks are 22ish, I think. We have some 18 year olds, too. ...