My latest adventure was in Haiti, where I spent two months (summer 2012) learning about myself, another culture, and my own morals and values as an educator.
Checkers using available resources for checkers.
Trying to earn a living with their music. ❤
This is all they have. A chalkboard and desks.
Dada and passion fruit. Passion fruit is my forbidden fruit, you can’t find any in my area.
Trying to learn Creole.
My foster family.
They are playing a game here, I think jacks maybe.
Your typical wall hanging work of art.
They drew a picture of their dream home.
I love this picture for many reasons.
They find pleasure in keeping a neat and creative dish display.
Jimmy drinking out of a coconut, and that is sugarcane in his left hand.
The three lovely educators I shared much of my experience and knowledge with.
A fancy tap tap.
This is the school. We held our classes here.
They tie up a pig and feed him until he fattens up, then they feast.
This is my palace. Unfinished of course.
Family of family.
We were dancing and Marquise happened to take the best photo.
I learned this technique during my internship. It’s mostly for k-1 students.
Process of making white paint.
The tap taps are stuffed with people.
I explained that if students could take their own attendance, they would save a lot of time.
Two years later and no reconstruction.
I am in love with this photo. It speaks for itself.
For some students, it is the first time they have ever touched a computer.
Another breath taking photo.
Soccer is a loved by all sport.
This is their kitchen and storage area.
I love that these ants are working as a team.
Basic computer class.