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Humor in the Language Lab

Teachers frequently remark that no two seconds are the same in the classroom. My first teaching assignment¬†was at the university level.¬† Back in the day of reel to reel tapes, our German textbook employed the audio-lingual method. My university classes … Continue reading

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Eyes in the Back of my Head

Young children sometimes think their parents and teachers have a super power, a way of knowing and seeing things even when their backs are turned. Using humor, they explain to children that they have these eyes in the back of … Continue reading

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Quick thinking…

As part of being a teacher, parent and a mother, I have grown accustomed to “assuming blame” when something has been misplaced or heaven forbid moved somewhere such as sweaters or a sock. Even my husband claims he put in … Continue reading

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