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Welcome!

Simon, Dragons Admin

Greetings, NorfolkAcademy! It’s exciting to introduce you all to the Norfolk Academy and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for the upcoming China course! It may seem like the spring semester just began, yet summer is fast-approaching! In just a......Read More

Appleby College Guatemala

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Friday Morning Scribe and The Power of Faith in...

Jenny and Josh, Dragons Admin

Friday Morning Scribe A satisfying and fulfilling day in this trip for all of us would be a day full of hard work, knowledge, and interaction- and that was exactly it today. Starting the day with yesterday’s activities (filing bags with compact......Read More

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Photos from Pachaj

Simon, Dragons Admin

Here are some shots of us working with Armando at the Chico Mendes reforestation efforts!  ...Read More

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Day 7 (we might be off on our day numbers)

Alexa and Sydney, Dragons Admin

Today was our first day working at the Chico Mendez Reforestation Project and to reach the site we were working at, we had to climb atop a hill. Halfway there, our entire group stopped and sat, fascinated by the view ahead of us. We were staring out......Read More

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Hello from Tweisi!

Cate Brown, Instructor

Hello Everyone! It’s just past dinner in Tweisi– shadows of sandstone columns are stretching up towards the sky, hints of stars appearing above —  and our group is doing well. This is our second evening with home-stay families and......Read More

Appleby College Guatemala

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Comfort and Unfamiliarity

Josh and Alexa, Dragons Admin

Regardless of who we are and who we choose to be, others will judge us based on our looks. We’re taught to never judge a book by its cover but our survival instinct forces us to associate unfamiliarity with discomfort or an unknown way to respond.......Read More

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An Invitation

Simon Hart, Dragons Admin

Dear Jordan Educator 2018 participants, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your Yak Board as an online group journal and virtual bulletin board. It is blank now, but in the approaching weeks, it will......Read More

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Welcome, Thacher!

Dragons Administration, Dragons Admin

Greetings, Thacher School Travelers! It’s exciting to introduce you all to the Thacher and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for the upcoming Bolivia course “Bolivia: Culture and Climate Change in the Andes”! It may seem like the fall......Read More