The Maine DOE has been notified of the requirement to submit Maine teacher shortage areas by Dec. 15 for designation by the U.S. Department of Education (U.S. 227 more words
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Too funny. Reposted from another teacher’s blog. Great video! Good for a much-needed laugh.
Some time ago, I came across this webpage about endangered languages and I thought it was worth sharing in this blog. We and, probably, most of the readers of this space consider ourselves as language professionals and we are completely aware of how important a language is for a society or a community, so we decided to devote our professional career to be the messengers of knowledge between languages. 248 more words
I give you the humble cherimoya. I’d seen them before occasionally, but until we moved to Spain I’d never tried one. It’s a fruit, you know, about the size of a large orange, green-skinned but a creamy, custardy-white on the inside – the other common name is ‘custard apple.’ The taste is somewhere between a pear, a banana, and generic tropical-fruitiness, and they’re delicious. 1,419 more words
Our high school Spanish 2 students spent some time this week working on three of their core skills – writing, speaking, and listening. This activity was enhanced through the use of Puppet Pals 2, an iPad app. 177 more words