A mix of the thoughts that are swirling at the moment.
THE TALK on COMPASSION went well. Turns out, if you talk about honest-to-goodness challenges, you get more to the heart of what people are wrestling with.
SOCIAL MEDIA Question: If I step back from social media entirely, will I be cutting too many ties? Will I feel completely out of the loop?
IN ESL CLASS, the word “sandwich” stumped even our advanced students, so for our little potluck on Monday, I made a stack of PB & Js, and quartered them so everyone could have a taste. I brought along the peanut butter jar and the jam jar, so they could see what is meant by “jar.” One was glass, the other plastic, so that distinction could be made as well. I love when a student grabs her notebook and pencil when something important is pointed out.