Tag: Multicultural

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Letter to My 16-Year Old Self in Bangkok, Thailand

Dear Karissa, You are right to be happy. You are happy because you are home. Yes, you are a third culture kid, and you will always know that. But you have found belonging. Freedom. Awe. Friendship. You have friends at school and friends at church and friends at home. You have a caring family. Everywhere …

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We Don’t Speak English; We Speak Love

I just spent two days working with adult English Learners attending our district’s adult high school. I was administering a speaking test which is part of our annual English proficiency assessment. I always love my visits at the adult high school. I meet so many interesting people. They are all working hard to learn English, get an …

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Book Month Challenge Day 27: Favorite collection of stories

This entry is part 27 of 31 in the series Book Month Challenge (2012)The Secrets of a Fire King by Kim Edwards. Have you heard of the book The Memory Keeper’s Daughter? That was by Kim Edwards. But this book is better than that one. These stories span continents and cultures and a variety of …

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