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  • Five Reasons to Learn Spanish

    *This post was published on the Lingvist Blog. 1. It’s popular 5.6% of the world’s population speaks Spanish There are an estimated 400 million native Spanish speakers in the world. Spanish is also the official language of 20 different countries. For Spanish learners, this translates to plenty of people to practice with, tons of dialects, slang, […]

  • A Reading Of New York Times Notable Book “Lab Girl” By Geobiologist Hope Jahren

    On February 2, 2018 I had the honor of reading a segment of Hope Jahren’s memoir Lab Girl. From the New York Times Review: Her engrossing new memoir, “Lab Girl,” is at once a thrilling account of her discovery of her vocation and a gifted teacher’s road map to the secret lives of plants — […]

  • Discipline through liberty: Learning enabled with Montessori

    By: Aubrie Amstutz (Note: This article was originally published on The Lux Science Blog) I had always dreamed of being a public school student. I went about my work as if instructed directly by a teacher, craving the traditional assignment and completion gratification cycle, wanting so badly to sit in neat lines with eyes pointed […]

  • Why is a “Customer Success Architect” important?

    I am proud to announce that I successfully completed Docusign’s Customer Success Architect Certification Course at this year’s Momentum. Momentum is Docusign’s annual conference in San Francisco, Ca. A Customer Success Architect specializes in building a foundation for success with a product and ensuring all stakeholders are satisfied with both the hard and soft dollar ROI. […]

  • TESOL in the Virtual World

    “TESOL in the Virtual World” is a talk given at the Los Padres CATESOL Conference on April 29th, 2017: Virtual learning is increasing in popularity with access to technology. How can technology best be used to increase engagement and improve access among distance learners? In this talk, I consider the pros and cons of virtual […]

  • What’s it like working for Lingokids Live?

    I was happy to answer Paulino Brener’s (@paulinobrener) questions about the Lingokids Live program as part of this year’s Online Teacher Summit! (

  • Business English lessons with Gymglish!

    Gymglish provides a story-based approach to business English as you follow the tale of the Delavigne Corporation in San Francisco.  Click here for a special extended offer: A free level assessment + 1 month free trial. Then, contact me to set up private lessons to supplement your learning with Gymglish!  

  • BCP: I passed the test!

    I am proud to announce that I am part of the inaugural class of Box Certified Professionals (BCPs)! BCP is a certification for Box Administrators that premiered at’s annual conference BoxWorks in September of 2016. The program consisted of intensive in-person sessions over a three day period and a subsequent assignment in which we […]