Archivo para:julio, 2015

A letter to the ConTextos’ Team

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Jul 30, 2015
Mi querido equipo, I write with a heavy heart. I returned to the States on Sunday evening, eager to be with my family, eager for the ease of summertime in the Midwest—long nights, seasonal produce, hot air. I got here just in time for the sunset over lake Michigan. And just in time for one of El...

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Poema de Carlos Recinos, Andover Bread Loaf.

Por Carlos Recinos. Fecha Jul 22, 2015
Escribí este poema durante mi participación en Andover Bread Loaf en Massachusetts. Para mí ha sido una experiencia enriquecedora, llena de mucha conciencia, escritura y sinceridad sobre mi profesión como docente. Ahora quiero compartirles esta pequeña parte de mi realidad, espero les...

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The act of writing

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Jul 14, 2015
"The act of writing is more powerful than people think…" Quote by Jordan Peterson, the department of psychology at the University of Toronto, as quoted in NPR article “The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives” (July 10, 2015). The NPR piece continues: “Experiments going back to the 1980s...

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Coming back to El Salvador

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Jul 7, 2015
I’ve been six weeks away. Chicago through Salt Lake City to Los Angeles to Chicago to DC to NY to Nicaragua. I had plenty to write about in those weeks, but didn’t manage even a single blog entry. For a good while, I had a rhythm to the ConTextos’ blog. And then something happened, and now...

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