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As I reflect back on my trip abroad there are a couple of things that I still think about often. To begin I honestly cannot get over how welcoming and eager the Tanzanian people were to show us their language … Continue reading

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The weekend we spent at Mama Anna’s was probably one of the best weekends that I had while in Tanzania. At Mama Anna’s I learned what plants to use for medicinal purposes, how to make coffee and honey (who knew there … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned so far …

While teaching in Tanzania I’ve learned to go with the flow. I’ve learned to think on my feet and to be resourceful. There have been plenty of times where I have had to teach classes that are not my specialty … Continue reading

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First Week Back at School

So this is the first week back to school from our safari trip and it has been great so far! My teachers definitely missed me and they were all excited to see me which made me happy. It really made … Continue reading

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So much to do, so little time!!!

It’s hard to believe that two days from now I will be boarding a flight to Tanzania! I’m excited and nervous … and running out of time! Since the last day of student teaching I’ve not had one hour of … Continue reading

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