Leading up to the first day of school, I had a vision of energetic littles walking through my door, excited for a new school year. We were going to play a name game, do a quick run down of how morning meetings would go, enjoy a read aloud, and have an all-around wonderful day.
The first day of school! But this time I’m the teacher and let me tell you I’m just as nervous as I was when I was a student, if not more so….
I don’t think anyone really enjoys goodbyes. Especially not when the experience and the relationships had a large, or even a small, positive impact on our lives.
(Written by 2009 BECA graduate, Chris Ruiz)
The Professional Pathways Program (PPP) began this year as a pilot program at SJBS to provide an opportunity for SJBS alumni to continue practicing their English skills.
Libros y Familia, literally meaning, books and family, is an event across schools that the BECA teachers put on for the entire school every year to promote literacy. That is a pretty large task if you think about it.
Molly Cooksy was sitting in her friend’s living room when she first heard about BECA and decided to apply.
Miss Caitlin arrived in Honduras in 2013 with some teaching experience and a little Spanish in her pocket.
The word tipico literally means “typical.” So if you’re passing through San Pedro Sula and you say you’re going to stop by somewhere tipico for lunch, it usually means you will go somewhere for beans and rice with tortillas or baleadas, as opposed to eating fried chicken, pizza, or Chinese takeout.