Victoria Busse, Fulbright ETA, Sartrouville Typically my one hour commute to work deposits me in Sartrouville, a northwest suburb of Paris, but this past week I traveled a few hours further North to the small city of Beaucamps-Ligny, near Lille. Thanks to an invitation from a former Fulbright ETA (who worked in Maine teaching French),… Lire la suite An ETA visits a former FLTA in Lille
Abby Dennison, Fulbright ETA, Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône “Ok, so before we begin, I have a quick warm-up question: is there anyone here who knows a scientist personally?” …[stares]… “Your mom, your dad, your neighbor, your family friend…Do you know anyone who studies science or uses science for a living? A nurse, an engineer, a pharmacist, a researcher,… Lire la suite Lycée Edmond Rostand: Ask-A-Scientist!
Earlier in March, I was contacted by the Florence Darlington Technical College, in Florence South Carolina. They asked me if I would come visit them through the Fulbright Outreach Fund, meet their students and give a talk during the Arts and Science festival they were organising by the end of March. I accepted immediately, as… Lire la suite Visiting Florence Darlington Technical College through the Fulbright Outreach Fund
Graham Bishop Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Perpignan In January, I started an English Conversation Club for students at the Lycée Aristide Maillol in Perpignan, where I’ve worked as an ETA for the last six months. To advertise the club, I designed a poster featuring the face of Internet meme Grumpy Cat. The story of this… Lire la suite Grumpy Cat in the English Classroom
For those of you who still wonder what the Fulbright program is, my best recommendation will be… to come to a Fulbright event. Saturday April 2 was the first day of the third annual Fulbright symposium at Georgia Tech – the school where I do my research. I have been invited to talk as a Fulbrighter.… Lire la suite What is Fulbright?