Cambodia || Siem Reap: Rural Exploration

Our time in Cambodia wasn’t just exploring ancient, mossy temples. In addition, we were able to see a few different versions of Cambodian living. During one such experience, we traveled out to the stilt houses on the edge of Tonle … Continue reading

Cambodia || Siem Reap: Temples

I spent five fantastic days traveling with my friends, Ben and Jenae, in Cambodia. Normally we would plan our own travel, but AboutAsia was so highly recommended by friends that we decided to go on their Angkor Wat Without The … Continue reading

Senior Bio Students Go to Pramuka Island– with Miss Michelle!

This past weekend, I was asked to accompany the Grade 12 Biology students on a Bio Trip adventure to Pramuka Island, one of the islands which make up the chain just north of Java, known as the Thousand Islands. The … Continue reading

Not Sick of it Yet, Kid.

“Aren’t you sick of being here?” she asked me.  School hadn’t even started yet, but she managed to get into the building for the new student event and was making the rounds with the rest of her classmate-pack. “Sick of … Continue reading

Summer 2015: In Review

It’s been a long while since my last post! Honestly, I was swept away in the joys of summer vacation. Without any sort of schedule in my life, I must admit that I couldn’t find any time to write intentionally, … Continue reading

Novel Discoveries

This year, I asked my Grade 8 and Grade 9 students to respond to only one question for their final, end-of-the-year reflection. “What was the most important life lesson you have discovered in a book this year?  Write about that … Continue reading

Teaching, Year Two: By The Numbers

Year two of teaching over, already?  Most of the year flew by, although the past ten weeks seem like they have lasted eons.  Regardless,  my second year of teaching is over!  Here is some number crunching from the life of … Continue reading