Degree: MA Applied Linguistics
Mentoring speciality: International adult, teaching abroad
Languages: English, French, Turkish, Tagalog
Hometown: California, US
My closest friends would say that I am:
Ambitious, funny, creative
When I need to relax, I will:
BREATHE! And blow bubbles
My secret to enjoying my job as a teacher is:
Knowing that there is always something new waiting to be learned!
Little things that make me happy are:
Sunflowers, cheese, mushrooms
In my first year of teaching, I wished I knew:
How to maintain composure and handle awkward, uncomfortable moments
When I need help, I usually turn to:
Trusted and experienced colleagues
A great teaching tool or resource to have is:
A bank of go-to icebreakers and fillers
The best teaching advice I was ever told was:
You may not connect with some students and that's entirely ok. There are plenty of other hungry minds out there to feed.
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