This morning I had the good fortune to spend time with Chinese MSW students. A professor here invited me to talk with his class. I
Hooray for Hessler!
Wow. Peter Hessler, one of my all time favorite authors, has won a McArthur genius award. Every year I get really excited when these awards
A Third Thing
It’s been two weeks since we did our latest version of our Puentes teacher training. Together with a doctoral student, an art historian, school personnel
First Day of Class
So it’s that time of year again. I’m in on a Saturday morning finalizing my syllabus and organizing materials for my first class on Tuesday.
“Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.” – Maimonides
Having been back from China for several weeks now, I’ve had a chance to reflect on the experience and am moving forward with the next
Language Lessons – Last Day in Shanghai
Being stranded in the Shanghai airport for five hours, knowing that I will miss my connecting flight in Chicago, thus delaying my return home, and