In Atlanta, Brandon was surrounded by fruit trees, flowers, and colonial architecture. In Chicago, he was dazzled by skyscrapers, museums, and the famous “Bean.” In California, he saw the missions built by Spanish clergy and in New York City he saw a play on Broadway....

[caption id="attachment_56571" align="alignright" width="609"] In Camargue, France, bulls and horses are a way of life[/caption] They say that you can’t buy happiness but you can buy a plane ticket… and that is pretty much the same thing! Brandon has discovered that he is really, REALLY happy...

[caption id="attachment_56567" align="alignright" width="529"] A father and his children in Colombia[/caption] Four weeks into his journey, Brandon is frankly feeling a little homesick. What sounded like a great adventure at first has led him to discover just how important his family and friendships really are. Compounding...

[caption id="attachment_56945" align="alignright" width="728"] The novel Vector by Carrie Toth is set during the construction of the Panama Canal[/caption] Brandon has been on the road for three weeks now and he always thought language classes were just about nouns and verbs! Boy was he wrong! He...

Brandon Brown has been on the road for a whole week already!  As he has travels from classroom to classroom, Brandon is learning a lot about the lives of students around the world. When he began this journey, he assumed that everyone grew up the same...

A summer without language class has left Brandon Brown feeling deflated and now he is on a mission! Brandon heard that planning for proficiency and preparing students for exit exams like the AP starts in level one! Could it be true? Are there seeds of...