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Goodbyes

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I’m starting to get used to goodbyes. As a TLG volunteer just rounding out my second year, this is now old hat. The friends I’ve made over the past months will go their separate…

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To One Another

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I attended the TLG two-year anniversary ceremony on Friday, June 8. Prime Minister Gilauri and Minister Shashkin shared words of encouragement and gratitude. TLG volunteers from each region told how they’ve made differences in…

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You Have Made a Difference

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Sometimes when you get caught up in the thick of things it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture.  Day-to-day tasks take up all your time and focus.  Questions like, “What should I…

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Georgian Is As Georgian Does

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Exactly one year ago, I was going over my checklist of things to pack for Georgia and wondering what the heck I had decided to do. My mom had already told me her fears…

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Common Sensical Advice

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Georgian classrooms are quite different than most American classrooms I’ve ever been in. The classes can be huge here (up to 35 students – too many!), some kids will never have proper materials for…

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Teachers Can Be Students

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Lately, the most popular topic of discussion in the staffroom has been the National Exam that teachers need to take by 2014; otherwise they will be out of work. Most of the teachers in…

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Lisi Lake

Lovely day with the kids at Lisi Lake today, though I’m sure we all have a little sunburn despite applying lots of sun lotion (another training lesson for our Earthwatch expeditions!)! Was 24degrees when I left home at 9am, and … Continue reading

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