Reading has priceless benefits: it develops your verbal abilities, improves your focus and concentration, develops your imagination, makes you smarter, reduces stress, improves your memory, helps you discover and create yourself, AND is entertaining. We encourage our students to read as much as possible, and have invested in a modest library. There are books, comics … More Why Read?
This summer proved immensely exciting. I worked with an enthusiastic bunch of kids for five days, and we came up with two plays, Where Is Mister Potato? and The Ugly Duckling
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Yes, yes, yes! “Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.” -H. Jackson Brown, Jr. “We may as individuals be rather fond of our own dialect. This should not make us think, though, that it is actually any better than any other dialect. Dialects are not good or … More Be calm and learn English!
English teachers have simple, secret pleasures in the classroom. There is elegance in an idiom phrased naturally. There is music in a grammatical structure executed to the T. There is power in an articulate expression. There is relief in a question elicited confidently. And when there is humour, teaching is indeed a good career.