Moving!

Hi all! I am moving the teaching portion of this blog to https://tesoltiger.wordpress.com/ Follow me if you are interested. Here at Wilhelmina Wanderlust, I will blog about travel, wanderlust and other ..topics. Thanks to those of you who are following both.

Four Benefits of Teaching Online

This is written for anyone who dreams of getting out of his or her damn car and finding more time and space to be free for leisure. *Disclaimer: We are so used to being overworked and extremely busy in our culture that it might be WEIRD and uncomfortable to have leisure time. You will have…

Which carbon offset should I buy?

Do you travel a lot? I do and I want to reduce my carbon footprint. The biggest environmental impact I have on our planet are the emissions that are released because of my driving habits. As you may have read in my previous post, The Traveling Teacher, I drive a lot for work. My yearly…

Lucky

I must admit that I am incredibly lucky. I am not sure why. It may be karma, or it may be chance. I am not stating that my life is perfect, nor am I bragging. I too have had my share of tragedy. However, I am still somehow lucky. I work hard, I teach. I…

The Traveling Teacher

Let me explain to you why I chose the term “the traveling teacher” to describe myself. Is it because I am traveling and teaching abroad? No, but I hope to some day! Instead, I drive locally (here in Arizona, U.S.A.) to teach.  I am currently driving 20,000 miles (32,187 km) per year for work, not…

Exploring the Desert

When you don’t have the time or money to travel to a far and exotic location, it is always interesting to discover the places around you. This is what led me to find a unique place in the Arizona desert. Located between Phoenix (where virtually everyone in Arizona lives) and Prescott (where retirees from around…

The Art of Teaching

You will find me here. I am on stage from 9:00-4:00, five days a week. — a line I once overheard from an English teacher I was born to be an actress. However, I used to be shy. When I was attending college, we had to film ourselves in our speech class. I was so…

7 Benefits of Quitting Your Job and Moving onto a Boat in Greece

Have you ever wanted to break free and try something nontraditional? For example, not buying the $300,000+ home that will cost you a lifetime to pay off. Literally. If I bought a house at this point in my life, I would pay it off… then die. I’m trying to be realistic and yet live my…

So, this happened in class today…

Me: What do you call someone from France? Students: French! Me: What do you call someone from Puerto Rico? Students: Puerto Rican! Me: What do you call someone from the United States? Student: A gringo!  

Games in the Classroom!

This site is fantastic! If you have Internet access in the classroom, you can try one of the games with your class. If not, you can give the web address to the students to try at home, at an Internet Cafe, or in the library. Have fun! http://www.eslgamesworld.com/