ESP Biography



MIKAYLA MURPHY, ESP Teacher




Major: Environmental Engineering

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Past Classes

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Learn the Chinese Yo-Yo! in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
The Chinese Yo-Yo, also known as Diabolo, has been a popular circus prop for many years. Come learn how to play with this fun toy that also is an important part of Chinese heritage!


How to Run A Splash in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Ever thought about what happens behind-the-scenes when you sign up for Splash classes? Or how all of our teachers and classes fit into MIT's classrooms? Splash takes months to plan, and for good reason. Come learn how we make Splash happen every year!


Learn the Chinese Yo-Yo! in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
The Chinese Yo-Yo, also known as Diabolo, has been a popular circus prop for many years. Come learn how to play with this fun toy that also is an important part of Chinese heritage!


Study Abroad in High School-- For Free! in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Ride camels in Morocco. Celebrate Chinese New Year in China. Sing K-pop in Korea. Become fluent in Bosnian. Go skiing in the German alps. Attend 11th grade in Ghana. Find your home away from home in Macedonia. Eat turkey- in Turkey! Guess what? You could do all of these while still in high school- for free! Come learn about US government-sponsored study abroad programs designed especially for high schoolers! We'll talk about programs such as CBYX, NSLI-Y, and YES Abroad, as well as discuss the benefits and challenges of studying abroad in high school. We'll also go over application tips and tricks and other advice on how to prepare for a trip overseas.


Learn the Chinese Yo-Yo! in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
The Chinese Yo-Yo, also known as Diabolo, has been a popular circus prop for many years. Come learn how to play with this fun toy that also is an important part of Chinese heritage!


Learn the Chinese Yo-Yo! in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
The Chinese Yo-Yo, also known as Diabolo, has been a popular circus prop for many years. Come learn how to play with this fun toy that also is an important part of Chinese heritage!


Study Abroad in High School-- For Free! in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Ride camels in Morocco. Celebrate Chinese New Year in China. Sing K-pop in Korea. Become fluent in Bosnian. Go skiing in the German alps. Attend 11th grade in Ghana. Find your home away from home in Macedonia. Eat turkey- in Turkey! Guess what? You could do all of these while still in high school- for free! Come learn about US government-sponsored study abroad programs designed especially for high schoolers! We'll talk about programs such as CBYX, NSLI-Y, and YES Abroad, as well as discuss the benefits and challenges of studying abroad in high school. We'll also go over application tips and tricks and other advice on how to prepare for a trip overseas.


How to Run a Splash in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Ever thought about what happens behind-the-scenes when you sign up for Splash classes? Or how all of our teachers and classes fit into MIT's classrooms? Splash takes months to plan, and for good reason. Come learn how we make Splash happen every year!


Learn the Chinese Yo-Yo! in Spark 2016 (Mar. 12 - 13, 2016)
The Chinese Yo-Yo, also known as Diabolo, has been a popular circus prop for many years. Come learn how to play with this fun toy that also is an important part of Chinese heritage!


Study Abroad in High School-- For Free! in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
Ride camels in Morocco. Celebrate Chinese New Year in China. Sing K-pop in Korea. Become fluent in Bosnian. Go skiing in the German alps. Attend 11th grade in Ghana. Find your home away from home in Macedonia. Eat turkey- in Turkey! Guess what? You could do all of these while still in high school- for free! Come learn about US government-sponsored study abroad programs designed especially for high schoolers! We'll talk about programs such as CBYX, NSLI-Y, and YES Abroad, as well as discuss the benefits and challenges of studying abroad in high school. We'll also go over application tips and tricks and other advice on how to prepare for a trip overseas.


Learn the Chinese Yo-Yo! in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
The Chinese Yo-Yo, also known as Diabolo, has been a popular circus prop for many years. Come learn how to play with this fun toy that also is an important part of Chinese heritage!


Poi! in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
Want to learn how to spin poi and do cool tricks in between your classes? Come to the poi walk-in! Poi are balls on the end of a string. No experience is required!


Printmaking! in Splash 2014 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2014)
Learn about printmaking, and make your own stamp! There will be plenty of materials for you to test your handmade stamp on; make cards, books, or anything you want. If you have a design in mind for your stamp, please bring it with you!


Study Abroad in High School-- For Free! in Splash 2014 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2014)
Ride camels in Morocco. Celebrate Chinese New Year in China. Sing K-pop in Korea. Become fluent in Bosnian. Go skiing in the German alps. Attend 11th grade in Ghana. Find your home away from home in Macedonia. Eat turkey- in Turkey! Guess what? You could do all of these while still in high school- for free! Come learn about US government-sponsored study abroad programs designed especially for high schoolers! We'll talk about programs such as CBYX, NSLI-Y, and YES Abroad, as well as discuss the benefits and challenges of studying abroad in high school. We'll also go over application tips and tricks and other advice on how to prepare for a trip overseas.