Monthly Archives: June 2009

A Memorable Trip to the Beach

Ian Starnes ’11 – This past weekend we had the opportunity of going to the treasured coast of Ecuador. It was an amazing experience. It really gave our class a new perception of Ecuador and the culture we are immersed … Continue reading

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Evan Isaacs ’11 – OVERWHELMING! This is the first word that comes to mind when I think about my first ever teaching experience. On our eight minute walk to Collegio Emilio Uzcátegui I had no idea what to expect. I am not involved … Continue reading

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A Note of Thanks From Ecuador

Prof. Jane Hardy – Here is a ‘thank you’ letter written to our students by Eric Rindal, the English teacher at Yachana High School. During their last week in Ecuador, the students volunteered at Yachana Colegio Técnico (Yachana Technical High School), … Continue reading

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Ecuadorian Students Want Improved Future

Jake German ’11 – Our first actual teaching experience came at a school in South Quito. We were staying at a foundation called Tierra Nueva. South Quito is different from North Quito just like two sides of a penny are … Continue reading

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An Unbelievable Jungle Education

Chris Pearcy ’10 – I’m sitting in the airport right now waiting to board my already delayed flight. The rest of the Wabash students have left already for Houston and I’m headed to Miami. Being here by myself has given me some … Continue reading

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Resilience, Resolve, Confidence, Care, and Competition!

Professor of Education Deborah Butler Friday May, 22 – A night flight into Quito. It’s late and the hotel bed is much welcomed as is the next slow two days until the students and Jane Hardy and I meet to go … Continue reading

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