I will miss

I Will Miss the Laughter

“I will miss the laughter of shared stories about lives that I never thought I would be able to relate to, only to find that we have so much in common.”

July 6th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on I Will Miss the Laughter

Bread and Yogurt, Sugar and Tea

“I will miss bread and yogurt breakfasts in the teachers’ room where conversation swirls around me in a mix of Kurdish, Arabic, Assyrian, and English like the sugar in my tea glass.”

June 29th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Bread and Yogurt, Sugar and Tea

Better Readers, Writers, Thinkers…

“I will miss planning a lesson that I know will be exciting and then getting to see my students have ten times more enjoyment out of it than I anticipated. I will miss pushing them to be better readers, writers, thinkers, speakers, and citizens of their country.”

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Better Readers, Writers, Thinkers…

I Will Miss Corner Chats

“I will miss the quiet corner chats with kids who are struggling with questions that are almost too big for them to ask.”

June 15th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on I Will Miss Corner Chats

I Will Miss…

When it comes time for one of our team members to return to the U.S. it can be hard knowing all they leave behind. Over the summer we’ll be sharing some of the things our team members miss.
“I will miss the morning greetings of my students, and their crazy antics in the halls.”
 

June 8th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on I Will Miss…