It’s amazing how traveling thousands of miles away from your house can make you realize how small our world is. Our travels over New Years were a great reminder of this.
At the beginning of December Emily and I attended the NicaTESOL conference, where hundreds of English language educators and students from around the world met up to discuss teaching strategies. While Emily and I were trying to decide which breakout sessions to attend, we noticed that one of the presenters is currently studying on a Fulbright scholarship at none other than Southern Illinois University! Since half of my in-laws have studied at this school 45 minutes from Emily’s hometown, we had to go. Continue reading Small World, Big Hearts