Mareika McLaughlin is an instructional designer and an ESL teacher. She speaks five languages to varying degrees of fluency (English, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole, Spanish and German). Dr.Thomas Mennella has been an instructor in higher education for over ten years. Starting as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and then moving on to an Assistant Professorship at Delaware State University (DSU). Barry Sponder is a Professor of Educational Tecynology at Central Connecticut State University and a founding member of the Flipped Learning Global Initiative International Faculty.