We’ve been in lockdown in my city in Northern Iraq for over week. These last few days I’ve felt both a liar and a failure. A liar because I’ve posted the pretty pictures, not the ones of my dry-eyed stare from watching hours of shows non-stop or the various chocolate wrappers from my I-don’t-care-anymore-and-I’m-bored munching. A failure […]
So your friend has asked for your help with taking the citizenship test. But how do you begin studying for the citizenship test? What’s even on this test?
English Evaluation – Speaking, Reading, and Writing InterviewCivics Evaluation – 10 questions picked out of 100 preset questions
There are books that you can buy online and […]
What do origami frogs, fire, and the Odyssey have in common? Did you guess teaching in Iraq?
Hannah and Colleen remember the adventures of each of their first years teaching in Iraq. Thanks to Julia for suggesting this topic. It had us wandering down the road of memories and how both of us had unusually […]
“Are you crazy?” This is the first question I’m always asked when people find out that I’m a teacher in Iraq.
We just finished our third quarter…I still haven’t learned how to write on the board properly. But I am loving the opportunity to get to know an entirely different set of students. We went on […]