Author Archives: Rebecca K. Fox

About Rebecca K. Fox

Co-Director of US-Russia Teacher Professional Development (USRTPD) Co-Director, Advanced Studies in Teaching & Learning Program, Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University

8-9 May 2011 Victory Day Holiday (Part One)

The 8th of May is Mother’s Day this year in the U.S., and we have had the opportunity to celebrate it along with a Russian national holiday, Victory Day.  While we have received and sent Mother’s Day e-cards, emails, and … Continue reading

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7 May 2011 – Trip to Nakhodka

After our 3.5 hour drive from Vlad on Saturday morning, we arrived to the enthusiastic greetings from Tanya Ischenko, teacher of English at Municipal Educational Institution  Secondary School No 7, “Edelweiss,” in Nakhodka and 200 students.  The pace had us … Continue reading

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Returning to Vladivostok and Primorsky Krai

We are so excited to have this opportunity to return to Primorsky Krai, and this time with five U.S. teachers!  We thank our in-country partner of Asia Pacific School, Elena Novikova, and her colleagues (especially Maria and Olesya) for their … Continue reading

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