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Showing posts from May 18, 2008

little sister

Ah birthdays!

It's my little sister's b-day. But I guess I can't be saying little sister anymore. She's a strong, determined, courageous young woman. She has my deepest admiration and love. 3 cheers for Sarianne Huldah Hughes!

burnout, overwork or just having fun?

A teacher, especially a language teacher in Brazil can end up looking like this:

But then again he/she can look like this:

guess what I choose?


This Exploratory Practice stuff has got me really duped!

It is a new way to reflect on how and why we teach and why things are the way they are in the classroom setting.

The key is to know and live with the fact that puzzles are a good thing.