Destination Trip

Journey to Iceland an ‘eye-opening’ expertise for Norwalk college students

NORWALK — Caitlin Engle and Brian Kirby assumed college students would take the few additional hours in Reykjavik to buy at few shops, possibly seize a espresso. One group had different plans, setting course to take pictures of Hallgrimskirkja — the tallest church in Iceland.

“They went on their very own little tour,” mentioned Kirby, a Nathan Hale Center College instructor who served as a chaperone on the Norwalk Excessive College Interdisciplinary World Engagement Pathway journey to Iceland in April.

The spring break journey was the third time Engle, the coordinator for the IGE Pathway, has taken college students to Iceland. As one of many most secure international locations on the planet, the Norwalk science instructor known as it “an exquisite first journey vacation spot for anybody going worldwide for the primary time.”

“Having the ability to expertise one other nation via the lens of watching the youngsters expertise it proper alongside with you, it’s like no different factor I’ve ever skilled as an educator,” Engle mentioned.

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