I don’t necessarily respect a lot of the lifestyle choices Saad makes, but the guy makes you laugh. He’s not a good student, doesn’t get good grades and is not smart. Academically speaking, he doesn’t [...]
The New York Times had an article about the steps some universities take to ensure their students understand cultural differences. The opening of the piece begins with a nervous incoming freshman wondering if it was [...]
My job is to teach English to international students. They come from vastly different countries and cultures, but while their backgrounds differ, they are in class for the same reason – to learn English. The [...]
Spilled Ink: For all of my opinions that I think should be heard, you'll find them here. Some of them aren't half-bad.
The Supporters Section: Sports fans can be some of the most irrational idiots on the planet. I am no exception, but that doesn't keep me from dreaming up ideas on how to improve the sports we love.
Notes From Class: I teach English to foreigners in the United States. They come from all over the globe, from varying walks of life to learn another language in my classroom. Poor saps. I then write about them anonymously on the Internet. Their identity has been spared, but the stories and the reactions are real.