JET30 Reunion: Enduring Connections

A few weeks ago I walked into the lobby of the Omni Shoreham hotel, a luxury hotel located nestled just off of Connecticut Ave NW in Woodley Park. I was there to attend the JET30 Reunion, a celebration of the JET Program’s 30th year. JET stands for Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, a Japanese governmental program … Continue reading

Back Soon!

I took a break for a while, but I’ll be back soon.

3/11 — Where We Stand Five Years Later

I shared the following article in JQ Magazine. View the original article here: http://jetwit.com/wordpress/2016/04/10/311-where-we-stand-five-years-later/ By Bahia Simons-Lane (Gunma-ken, 2005-07) for JQ magazine. Bahia taught at an all-girls’ high school on JET, and following her time on the program she held the position of ALT Advisor for the Gunma Board of Education from 2007-08. Bahia earned her master’s … Continue reading

Oyakodon

I rarely ate Oyakdon when I was living in Japan, but since coming back to the states I’ve learned to love this recipe.   It’s easy to make and the ingredients are very easy to find at your local supermarket.  One thing I’ve loved about this dish since I first heard of it was that the … Continue reading

MisEducation Nation 2011

I just finished a class for my International/Intercultural Education Master’s program and we watched a panel called “MisEducation Nation” that captivated me.  This panel was in response to the annual Education Nation Town Hall that is held by NBC.  The video is a bit long, but I hope you will find it as interesting as … Continue reading