Melani's Journey to Germany

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Join me on my journey to Germany! This year I will be living in Dresden, Germany and teaching English to students at Friedrich-Schiller-Gymnasium in nearby Pirna, Germany.


This week I got back into my teaching routine, visited the city of Halle and played in my first orchestra concert here in Germany!


The past 12 weeks have flown by! Thank you for joining me on my journey to Germany!

Field Notes

Waste separation in Germany is a bit different than it is in the United States. Let's learn about the different categories of waste and how Germans dispose of their waste products.


Sachsenhausen was one of many camps where the Nazis imprisoned, tortured and murdered Jews and others during the Holocaust. The camp reminds us of the horrific consequences of hateful ideology.