Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Lessons from the Field, Part 1

Starting Out
As I surveyed my overweight luggage before snapping the locks shut, I congratulated myself for my eleventh-hour stroke of forethought and subsequent Amazon purchase of a Coleman solar shower. I was leaving for an extended visit to the Kimuka Primary School in the Rift Valley of Kenya at the request of the Village Chief. We met through a mutual friend and he was eager for me to share my many years of experience as a literacy specialist with his Kindergarten, first, second and third-grade teachers.