OK....I note that life got a bit crazy and posting became erratic. Fess up, Paul, posting became non-existent! At my mentor, Jay Hurvittz's suggestion, this blog will not only serve as a journal of my thoughts and observations, but also as a place to reflect upon what I learned and plan. So, let's meet Jay! Jay grew up in Baldwin Hills, CA. He currently lives on a Kibbutz about an hour south of Tel Aviv. He is unbelievably wired. I get e-mail replies within minutes of sending messages, no matter what time it is in Israel! He is currently worki
Flew cross country yesterday. Was grateful to the passenger in front who decided to leave his seat upright. After waiting for two hours at Dulles for the Singapore/South Africa teachers to clear customs (these are teachers, folks!), we chatted the entire ride into DC. Driver only slammed on his breaks once. Welcome to America! Got settlled in hotel, joined other Fulbrighters for dinner. One of the Singapore teachers, a HS history gentleman asked if he could accompany me on a walk. We strolled up Pennsylvania Avenue past the IMF and World Bank to the
My intent is to use this blog to communicate about the Fulbright Distinguised Award in Teaching. In January, 2010, I will be traveling to Israel as a Fulbrighter to work on creating "virtual" exchanges between schools. Right now, I am still in the paperwork process. Beginning August 17, I will be in Washington DC to discuss the Fulbright award in great detail. Stay tuned.