Sam Myers is a current MA student in the Applied Linguistics and ESL program at Georgia State University. In 2016, he completed a BA in Spanish at the University of Massachusetts – Lowell with an emphasis on linguistic anthropology and indigenous language revitalization in Mexico. Sam has spent two semesters working in the Intensive English program as a TA in 0650 structure and composition class and worked during the summer of 2019 in San Luis Potosí, Mexico as a teacher at an immersive English camp. He has a specific interest in teaching reading and writing to ESL students. He currently teaches the 0550 Extensive Reading class in the GSU intensive English Program as he continues his degree. Sam’s teaching philosophy is especially informed by social constructivism and critical pedagogy.