An Evening in Santorini

Our our Greece Spring Break trip we  spent 5 days or so cruising around the Aegean Sea. Our last stop on the cruise was to the picturesque island of Santorini, unfortunately we got there too late to spend much time on the island & I debated taking the DSLR camera because we were losing light [...]

Our ACIS Greece Itinerary

This spring break I am traveling to Greece with a school trip hosted by ACIS. This is my first time chaperoning a student group tour so I'm pretty nervous but I'm not the teacher in charge soooo it can't be that bad. lol. Plus the trip is free. #winning Here is our itinerary for the [...]

Veneration of the Virgin: The Art of Icons in Greek Orthodox Theology

Update! our curriculum development projects are live! CHECK EM OUT! One of the fabulous things about the Religious Worlds of New York NEH Summer Institute is that each participant also had the opportunity to create a lesson plan fit for their teaching curriculum. This meant that not only did I get 3 weeks of incredible [...]

Student Series! My Big Fat Greek Orthodox Wedding

This blog post is part of my Student Series! in while I highlight articles written by previous Humanities students on a topic of their choosing that relates to our course content. Keep in mind this is written by high schoolers and anything that could identify them personally has been removed or altered by me. JMF [...]