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“Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”

This is a quote said in Veronica Roths book ‘Divergent’ and I think that it relates to everybody as everyone tries to banish their fears.

Flamenco dancing and unexpected pleasures!

I’d like to share an experience of a lesson learned the easy way. Too often lessons come the hard way and only after suffering for some mistake do we learn them. 496 more words



A great way to start a lesson.  A quick listening exercise where the student is able to spend time thinking and speaking just a little. I’m always looking for more good riddles that are at an appropriate level for young, new learners. 51 more words


Broken Windows


At some point, almost every parent will seek advice for ways to improve their kids’ behavior. One of the most important – and perhaps most frequently overlooked – areas is the child’s environment at home. 242 more words

Jumping to Conclusions

For several years the month of May meant BEA- that’s the Book Expo America.

Now held exclusively in New York City, there was a time it floated between NYC, LA, and Chicago. 1,234 more words


Leading - the Devil's in the Details (and there are a LOT of details)

Funny thing happened on the way home from my lesson tonight.  It was a little rough in places because neither one of us was feeling all that great so some of our relationship/communication dynamics were there and I left feeling a over my head and really wondering what I had gotten myself into.  1,013 more words