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What Vacation

When people hear I’m a teacher, inevitably, the joys of having the summer off come up in conversation.  Don’t get me wrong, having the summer off is definitely a perk (and very much needed!).   811 more words


Practice and Publicity

Much is said these days about “digital footprints”. If people Google you (and they probably do), what do they find and what does it say about you? 641 more words


Day 33

It’s the last 2 weeks of my exchange, and honestly time has flown by so fast, it makes me so sad :( I don’t think the kids realized that we are leaving soon, but it is still amazing to see the improvement they have over just 4 weeks of school. 56 more words

Pinyin or not

Another question we get asked a lot is whether we will be teaching Pinyin to our students. Pinyin is a great way for students to learn Mandarin, but we believe the best time to start Pinyin is in the 1st grade (Pinyin is also taught in the first grade in China). 114 more words

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Life In Plastic: Demon's Chronicle (Unboxing)

Hey, guys!  First up, I want to say that I’m sorry about the sudden lack of Figure Photos of the Day. My internet has been weird in the evenings lately, but it should be back to normal soon. 977 more words


The Life & Times of a Real Estate Wholesaler Part #1

I have learned a lot in the last 6 years of my Real Estate career, over the last 6 years I have been able to close deals from trial and error methods, trying new methods of marketing with blind faith, paying for lead lists, and even placing signs in yards late at night. 1,531 more words


Looking to Re-Think How I Teach Composition, Part 1 - Overview and Introduction

So, I recently decided that I needed to revamp my approach to teaching Comp 1 and 2. I have been on this trajectory for some time, working out some ideas, but now I think I have come across how I want to proceed. 416 more words