“I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.”
― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi
Thank you for visiting The Alternate Route. Here you will find reflections on teaching, traveling, and learning from my home in Rhode Island, USA, to my school in Connecticut, and from across the globe during my travels. Some past and upcoming topics include:
Previous (and continuing) ideas
- travel tips
- slow travel
- how to travel lightly and cheaply
- volunteering versus voluntourism
- technology in education
- grants and other resources for teachers
What’s a Picture Worth? What I gained from twenty-eight years of photos
This is a special first post at my new blog address. Friends who read it said, “made me weep out of beauty and happiness” and, “what a beautiful gift” and, “sooo beautiful.” Don’t miss it!
New ideas to write about
- teaching for equity and justice
- antiracist education
- abolitionist teaching
- life after travel (during a pandemic)
- what to look forward to when you can’t travel
- advice to my younger self
- travel before the internet
- what “retirement” might look like for me
- being a foster parent and an adoptive parent
- being a single grandparent
- reader’s choice – send me your ideas!
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