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Meeting Him On His Level

A year or so ago I read an article about how the TV show Sesame Street was introducing a character who has autism. In the new puppet’s first episode, one of the show’s established puppets was trying to figure out how to interact with this differently-abled friend. 325 more words

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Best Meal He's Ever Had

Every once in awhile people talk about the best meal they’ve ever had. If I had to choose, I’d say that, based on sheer quality, it was the meal featuring Kobe beef I had with Kristin on a spring break trip to Kyoto in 2013. 405 more words

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Humor and its Different Styles

My first year of grad school I lived with a roommate who had a significantly different sense of humor from me. An incident from that year which is etched into my mind is when we watched the film, “What’s Up Doc?” together. 379 more words

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Repetition and Linguistics, or the Day I Became the CD Player

Repetition is a key part of learning, as is evidenced by the popularity of flashcards. As a side note, I’ve never understood people who say, “I’m a fast learner. 347 more words

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Educational Philosophies, part IV

While many in the field of education agree that learning a second language is important, there is debate about when the training should begin. Some advocate beginning immediately, such asĀ  315 more words

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It isn't just a Spangled banner...

Despite the hyperbole in yesterday’s post, I am not one prone to exaggeration. The cupboards of my family home bear no “World’s Best…” mugs, for while I love my mother and father, I can’t objectively say they are the world’s best at…well, anything. 238 more words

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That Next Big Million Dollar Idea!

If it were up to my two-year-old roommate, all of us would be eating graham crackers and cheese for every meal. He asks about them all of the time. 565 more words

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