It’s hard to believe I’ve been teaching in China for nearly four months. By now, I’ve gotten into the groove of lesson planning and seeing 2,000 students every week... Okay, maybe the latter isn’t completely true. Either way, I’ve noticed so many fascinating differences between classes here and classes back home in the States. Here are some of my thoughts:
As I sit here, thousands of miles away from my home country, refreshing the New York Times election statistics, I'm growing more and more numb. I woke feeling optimistic, thinking Hillary Clinton would clench the nomination by a landslide. As the morning went on and the night grew dimmer back in the States, I began to rethink things.