LEAF Folium It Takes A Classroom Header Image

Folium: It Takes A Classroom To Learn The Family Language via NPR

… Connect: NPR/CodeSwitch: It Takes a Classroom To Learn The Family Language. … Throughout the United States, there are children of all ages that struggle with their cultural identity due to the suppression of the “heritage language” that their parents or grandparents speak. These kids grew up listening to, watching, or even being spoken to by extended […]

Folium: Why People Think Spanish Is Easier Than French via ThoughtCo

Folium: Why People Think Spanish Is Easier Than French via ThoughtCo

… Connect ThoughtCo – Why People Think Spanish Is Easier Than French … During my high school experience, there was a general consensus that Spanish was a far easier language than French. Although both were offered, there were two French teachers and four Spanish teachers to accommodate the far greater number of students taking Spanish. Even […]

Folium: How to Live Longer, from Two People Over 100 via LifeHacker

Folium: How to Live Longer, from Two People Over 100 via LifeHacker

… Connect LifeHacker: How People Live To Be Over 100 In Costa Rica … The wellness craze sweeping the nation has many of us wondering, “How do I live longer?” or “How do we live healthier lives?” What is it about American culture that has us feeling so concerned, and why is it that we […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Piper Lambert-Vail – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … My entire life I’ve been listening to people say things like “[place] changed me!” or “I can never look at America the same way after going to [place]”. I’ve heard it so much that it has become somewhat of a cliche. A person spends a few weeks abroad and comes back changed. But […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Henry Livingston – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … Travel is a great way to expose yourself to new concepts, conditions, and test your abilities in a multitude of ways. I think that travel allows for more introspection, especially when reflecting upon it in this manner. It taught me a variety of new philosophies and showed me countless new perspectives. I believe […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Hannah Miller – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … I was really glad that I ended up going on this trip because I was able to learn a lot about myself. During this trip I knew that I was going to have to step way out of my comfort zone to really enjoy and experience as much as possible. I am usually […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Dallas Zebrowski – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … When boiled down, all of the information I received and processed, the critical thoughts I pondered, and the personal revelations I reflected upon left me with one unambiguous, concrete notion about myself and the world that I live in. Before I reveal this realization, let me first give warning that the notion in […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Brent Roberts – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … My trip to France was an incredible experience. It didn’t change me as much as it reinforced knowledge and viewpoints which I already possessed. This trip bolstered my travel experience. It also fortified my views on the world and being part of it. Most importantly, it helped me get a deeper understanding of […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Amanda Vitale – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … I believe that I learned quite a lot about myself after participating in this amazing opportunity. I’ve noticed that a few of my behaviors have positively changed. I have recently started to recycle more. I currently live with my parents and 3 sisters and I’ve realized that we do not recycle as much […]

Aero: France 2018 - Epilogue

Aero: Alaina Steensma – France 2018 – Epilogue

… … Throughout the course of this trip, from preparation to the weeks after i have learned a number of immeasurable things about not only myself but my culture and theirs. To start with myself i learned that being able to change plans at a moments notice and to not get hung up on a […]