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Back to School. Again.

Mon, 2010-02-15 08:02 -- univcomm
February 15, 2010

At first glance, her morning looks just like any other for the past decade. She gets up, eats breakfast, and catches the bus to school before 8 a.m. But dig a little deeper, and you’ll see one major difference: she is no longer the student; she’s the teacher.

Thomas Teaches with a Slovakian Twist

Mon, 2010-02-01 08:15 -- univcomm
February 1, 2010

The sound of her shoes echo down the long hallway – each authoritative step signaling her arrival. They slow as she approaches her destination: her classroom. Crossing the room, she pulls open the curtains from the windows, awakening it to the morning light. Soon her much-anticipated students will be arriving, ready to start a new day of learning. Like many American teachers, she sits down at her desk to run through her first lesson one last time. However, there is one difference: her classroom is nearly 5,000 miles from home.