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Thailand, so far

In lieu of a wordy post, here are some highlights from our first week in Thailand. It’s been busy, what with orientation sessions, Thai lessons, and adjusting to our new home. 195 more words

GeoMonday 2015.1 – Impressions

April 13th we kicked off GeoMonday 2015. For those who where not present, here are some pictures illustrating the talks about our 1st event with the headline Navigation and Orientation for Handicapped People. 127 more words

Journée d'accueil - Orientation day

Written October 3, 2014

Today was la journée d’accueil for all of the teaching assistants working in the Académie d’Amiens school district. In addition to being presented–in French–with all of the confusing administrative information regarding our job, registering for social security, and validating our assistant visas, we were also expected to provide an excessive amount of forms and paperwork for all of this. 444 more words

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How to Survive the (Gulp!) 24+ Hour Flight to Thailand

It’s a long flight to Bangkok, there’s no way around it. It is almost on the opposite side of the globe. It’s not quite as long as a flight to Africa, or India, or Australia, but it’s close. 2,042 more words

Before You Go

Spring Semester Photo Contest

Labas! Every semester the study abroad cohort holds a photo contest. The students are to submit photos that fit the theme of the semester. This semester the theme was… 40 more words


day one

Technically, school hasn’t started. After orientation, I still have the weekend. And then school officially starts. Today I got to meet my careperson, also known as form teacher, a lot more information about my course, which class I’m in as well as the humanities and social sciences official cheer that I need to burst out to tomorrow. 1,009 more words


In this ds4oer course blog, I plan to track my key learning experiences and products. After reviewing the syllabus, I think time constraints may force me to prioritize some challenges and leave others for another time. 152 more words