Hi, I'm Juan Pinto. I'm a husband and father 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦, language pedagogue 👨🏽‍🏫, technology enthusiast 💻, and open science advocate 🔬. I work as a language educator and researcher and have experience teaching multiple languages, both domestically and abroad. I'm currently spending a year in Israel as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at Oranim Academic College of Education. This site serves as the home of my thoughts, my rants, and information about my current projects. Read more about me here.

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Home to long-ish-form articles on topics that are interesting to me. Can't promise they'll be interesting to you.

2018 in Review

In 2018, I celebrated my 30th birthday 😮! I also created this, my personal website, and began to indiewebify it. Thanks to that, you now get the chance to share in my triumphs and failings. Here is a recap of some of the highlights of the past year.

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New Year's Resolutions

So, 2019 begins this week! In preparation for the new year, I’ve recently taken the time to reflect on some of my accomplishments and failures of 2018. Some of these include the new year’s resolutions that I made one year ago.

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Short blurbs on the goings on of my life and that of my family.

I rarely ever post public declarations of affection. But each day of the four years since I married this woman—and of the three years we dated before that—I have fallen more and more in love with her. I couldn’t have conjured a more wonderful companion in my wildest dreams. My imagination isn’t strong enough to dream so big. And yet, this is my incredible reality.

These two may be a handful, but they sure bring color and purpose into my life. The next few (quiet) months simply won’t be the same without them. 😢