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June 8, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Our time in Baotou has been short, but full of great experiences! A long train ride, a night with a host family, a visit to a farm and a camel…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

I had a true middle school experience this past week. Mrs. Schade, the natural science teacher, is currently continuing her schooling. She took two days off to prepare for an…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Mares, Kelly M - no comments

The National Institute of Special Education for Visually Impaired in Namibia is quite altered from a school system that one coming from Wisconsin would be familiar with. The physical set…

June 7, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

The team and I traveled to Swakopmund to explore another part of Namibia and become adrenaline junkies June 5-7. On the way to the ocean we stopped at a market…

June 5, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

Before I came to Namibia I mainly informed people I would be teaching at a school, but we have become much more than teachers in our first two weeks! We…

June 4, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

On Monday, June 1 we started out our day at a Monday meeting. At NISE, or the National Institute for Special Education, each student grabbed their chair from a classroom…

June 3, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

I can’t say enough great things about our experience playing and touring in Italy through AIST. After touring Rome and Vatican City, we stayed busy and played three more matches…

June 2, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

An unfinished brick building with bunk beds crammed into two small rooms, a small kitchen, no storage for household items, surrounded by more than 100 Chinese acres of fields. This…

June 1, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” is a very meaningful quote said by Nelson Mandela. Through education we develop new theories, learn important…

May 29, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

PREFACE The arrival to Windhoek was, for all parties, filled with some unavoidable events. Truly, what a surprise it would be for the eight Pointers to make it to Namibia!…