Back to Breakthrough

By: Dorinda Kyeremateng Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, College Bound Summer 2021 “What better way to give back to Breakthrough than teaching for it?” I posed this question to myself earlier this year, and the outcome has been nothing short of magnificent. As...

Breakthrough: See, Say, Do, and Pluses on a Personal Note

By: Andrea Hernandez Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, College Bound Summer 2021 I first heard of Breakthrough Houston in a Zoom session held by my scholarship sponsors in February of 2021. I remember the former Breakthrough Teaching Fellows sharing their stories...

1, 2, Breakthrough Love!

By: Vincent Lai Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, HISD Summer 2021 At Breakthrough, a kudos is the ultimate way of showing our gratitude for others. It consists of a verbal expression of gratitude, followed by two claps and then a series of actions based on which...

BTH: A Reflective Experience

By: Nathalie Soto Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, Connect Summer 2021 Before joining the Breakthrough Houston team, I had no prior teaching experience. I was anxious to start, but entered the summer with three goals in mind: Becoming open to sharing ideas and...