Studying Abroad in London: A Quick Look Around The Cotswolds

by Heather Robinette / Oct 10, 2017 /
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Thanks for checking out the next blog in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad! If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

Learning Ojibwe with Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia

by Bert Maxwell / Oct 09, 2017 /
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Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia provides new materials for learning Ojibwe
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Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia is a non-profit organization established

Swimming through the sea: Adventures at the Great Barrier Reef

by Gabriel Miller / Oct 09, 2017 /

Nothing, I think, hurts much more than extremely cold water. It is like a thousand little knives hitting your body. And then there’s the bone-aching cold that numbs your body and makes it hurt to move. You do not want to swim in extremely cold water, unless you have a dry suit. Fortunately we were going scuba diving in Northern Australia - in Cairns.

4 places you must visit on a trip to Florida

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Planning a holiday in Florida? Then be sure to include these top four destinations on your travels: 

4 places you must visit on a trip to Florida

1. Miami marvels

Magic city - that’s what Miami’s called, and not without good reason. You’ll discover a tantalising mix of vibrant city life cheek by jowl with a landscape of unsurpassed natural beauty.

Florida Culture for the Week of October 8, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of October 8, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Teaching English in China: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming

I’ll never forget stepping off the airplane for the first time at the Beijing airport and thinking to myself “What the *#@&$ did I just get myself into?” I didn’t know a lick of Mandarin other than ni hao, and prior to leaving I probably couldn’t have found Xinjiang, the province that was to become my new home, on a ma

#StudyAbroadBecause...you learn a lot when you’re lost!

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Maria Castello is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied English writing and literature. During her time in college, she spent a semester studying in London, where she interned with a small publishing company. She loved her study abroad experience so much she is now planning to attend graduate school and pursue a career in international education. She loves classic novels, tortoiseshell cats, and green tea, and is currently learning to speak Italian.  

The Teaching Brain: Changing the Field of Education

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 05, 2017 /
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Never ever ever ever do you, as a teacher, want to stop learning. It influences the newness of your approach, which influences the receptivity of your students and makes them as excited as you are.

Being an Introvert Abroad: 3 Tips for Survival

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An introvert is a shy, reticent person. I did not readily accept my fate as an introvert until I went abroad. I knew I often needed time away from the crowd to recharge, but I thought everyone did that. My freshman year of college, I was explaining this to a friend (an extrovert, oy) and she said “Oh. You’re an introvert, Steph.”

What?

Is that bad? Is there medication for it?

“It’s all goood,” she said loudly, a typical extrovert answer.

Love Tokyo's Otaku Culture? Read this

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Do you love cosplay, manga, anime, fandom memorabilia, and toys? Perhaps the center of your fandom universe lies in Tokyo, Japan. If so, you probably identify as Otaku. If you are otaku, or can relate to it, then I have the book for you! If you aren't into otaku culture yet, you soon will be, after reading Tokyo Geek's Guide: Manga, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay, Toys, Idols, & More, by Gianni Simone. Be forewarned: I LOVE THIS BOOK.

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