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12 More Lessons From NYC Pedestrians

A few months ago, I posted some wisdom I’d heard in passing as I walked the streets of Manhattan. I’m happy to report that I’ve gathered 12 more gems to share with you. 494 more words


I learned a new word today!

Actually I suppose it’s fairer to say I learned a new phrase, though the first word in the phrase I already knew, the second was completely new to me. 760 more words

90 In 90

Thirteen days down...

Just 167 days of school to go!

The year started out well in many ways.  I like my students.  I enjoy my co-workers.  We have several new teachers who seem to be both good teachers and good people.  803 more words

Middle School

How to use WRTS?

I like WRTS, because I can hear the dutch pronunciation of the words I have added. I use it to learn new words (flip cards) or test myself on the meanings. 52 more words


Everything is Awesome

If there’s one thing I’ll admit to being guilty of it is the overuse of awesome. I came across a TED talk this morning titled, … 223 more words

#BackToSchool Occasional #Vocabulary Word Series (TORPID)

Torpid: adj., mentally or physically inactive; lethargic.

Enjoy, learners.  


United We Stand: 10 Things I Love About My Country #6: Language

Whoo! Suzie and Steve and I are over the halfway mark with this series! Unfortunately the back half is not a set of categories in which I can claim any kind of expertise, so expect a great deal of out-of-ass pulling. 1,809 more words