Transpacific: Seoul to Chicago

Transpacific: Seoul to Chicago

In late 2012, I decided to spend a year teaching English in South Korea to kindergarten students at a small hagwan in Seoul. I spent my days reading children’s books, creating art projects, performing dramatic readings, and singing more Beatles’ songs with my students than I can count.

As I taught my students English vocabulary and about the Midwestern United States, I lea...

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January 2015 AUSL Teacher Feature: Rosalind Ali

January 2015 AUSL Teacher Feature: Rosalind Ali

Rosalind Ali
6th-8th Grade Math, Algebra
Morton School of Excellence

How long have you been teaching?
This is my 13th year as an educator, and I’m proud to have served all these years on Chicago’s west side.

Where did you go to school?
I received a B.S. in Computer Science from the U...

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AUSL Honor Choir Sings on WCIU’s ‘You & Me This Morning’

WCIU – AUSL Honor Choir Sings on WCIU’s ‘You & Me This Morning’

December 18, 2014 – The AUSL Honor Choir is a selective group comprised of students of all ages from across our network of 32 Chicago Public Schools. Watch them perform a holiday favorite live on WCIU's 'You & Me This Morning!'...

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December 2014 AUSL Teacher Feature: Jessica Eiseman

December 2014 AUSL Teacher Feature: Jessica Eiseman

Jessica Eiseman
First Grade Teacher
Stagg School of Excellence

How long have you been teaching?
I have been teaching for three years.  My first year I taught first grade at Lafayette Elementary School which ended up closing. After that, I began working with AUSL as a teacher at Stagg School of Excellence.

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