Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

By WorldTeach Colombia Volunteer Martina Boyter   I suppose it’s time I share a bit about a major part of my day-to-day and the reason I’m here… teaching! I teach English at Institución Educativa Antonia Santos, a public colegio (high school). Antonia Santos also has...
Cold Cat

Cold Cat

By WorldTeach American Samoa Volunteer Christiana Galeai The first couple of months were horrendous, the most challenging job yet. Being a full time college student with two part time jobs was looking like chocolate cake compared to seventh grade. It was horrible. Not...
A Part of Something Greater

A Part of Something Greater

By Worldteach Ecuador volunteer Lindsay Mahaney, 2016 Arguably the best place to get a doughnut in Quito is a little bakery called Skull Doughnuts. The very first time I went was during my first week in Ecuador. You’re met with the scent of fresh pastries when...
Halfway There

Halfway There

By WorldTeach American Samoa volunteer Marcela Trocha, 2016 When I arrived in American Samoa on August 7th, 2016, I had no expectations for my experience as a high school science teacher at Tafuna High School or as a resident of the new country, and I didn’t...
We are Tied to the Ocean

We are Tied to the Ocean

By WorldTeach Micronesia volunteer Monica Krebs, 2015 When I signed up to be a WorldTeach volunteer on the tiny island of Weno in Chuuk, Micronesia, I knew I was going to be spending ten months living and teaching in a very isolated region of the globe. But it wasn’t...