The online panel, “Changing Mindsets, New Opportunities & New Partnerships through the ETA Program” is hosted jointly by the Fulbright…
4 September 2020
Polish people have been so incredibly kind and welcoming. Once you get to know them and their culture, it is all very complex, and very genuine. My interactions with people over here have been some of the most rewarding adult interactions of my life.
21 August 2020
My expectations have changed since coming to Poland, particularly with some of the cultural interactions. Before, I had this understanding that Polish people were more reserved and to an extent that is sometimes true. But I've also sensed this incredible warmth and open hospitality that has really made me feel like Poland is home.
14 August 2020
During my Fulbright grant, I've learned how to do public speaking a lot better. From teaching, I learned a lot about just getting up there and doing it. And now having done something that I didn't study I think I've learned that if I just try it, I can make anything work.
24 July 2020
Poland should be on your list. It's a beautiful place with so much history and the people and the food are just wonderful. Everybody is willing to come out of their way to help you as long as you're willing to go out there and ask. So, you really have to put yourself out there but it's one of those opportunities to really learn how to do that.
28 May 2020
There's so many wonderful things about Poland. I've learned so much about the political, the healthcare system, the child care system, the educational system, things that I can bring back to the United States and teach others about how it is in Europe.
14 May 2020
I had a different expectation of what education would look like. There are some differences between the United States and Poland. I came from a bigger school and now I'm in a very small school in Chełm so it's just a very different kind of teaching and learning environment.