Saturday, May 24, 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!

Friday, May 23, 2008

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?

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Da blog: puzzles

http://www.momiji.h.kyoto-u.ac.jp/images/lecture1-3.jpg

puzzles


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.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Languages- learning is no sweat



The Internet has really opened new doors for our learning experience. Where there is a will there is a way!