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Mexico City: Coyoacán

We’ve spent three days in Downtown Mexico City, and I suspect we haven’t seen the end of it. This time we went a little to the south and visited the older parts of this huge city, those beautifully colored old streets!  338 more words


Initial Thoughts: Arrested Development

After hearing about Arrested Development for a long time, I finally decided to watch it. I’ve heard that it’s one of the best TV shows ever, it’s one of the best comedies that ever ran on TV…but I didn’t know what exactly it was about until one of my friends told me. 190 more words


Initial Thoughts: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon was one of the most educational novels that I have read over the course of my life. 646 more words


Currently Reading: Baptism of Fire by Andrzej Sapkowski

Just a little bit of commentary on what I’m thinking of the third instalment so far. I have not finished this book yet, so hopefully plot spoilers will be kept to a minimum, but it goes without saying that if you haven’t read the book and are intending to, I may spoil some things for you. 571 more words

Initial Thoughts: The Catcher in the Rye

J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye is the first novel I’ve read all summer where I have had to struggle to finish the book. 645 more words


Inquiry learning ~ initial thoughts

Before I begin my expert searching and re-searching, I take time to reflect on what I already know about inquiry learning

I am a relative newbie well-positioned to learn about what inquiry learning looks like in contemporary classroom practices. 671 more words

Initial Thoughts: In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote proved to be one of the most insightful books I’ve read to date. The perceptions and opinions that this book allows the reader to make simply makes this book a great teacher for those who care about the ideas a criminal has. 675 more words