I took the royal wedding as an excuse to make the kids excited about doing work while they thought they weren’t actually doing anything. We learnt some royal family-related vocabulary like “king”, “queen”, “palace”, “crown” and made simple sentences like “the king lives in a palace”, “the princess wears a crown” and things like [...]
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My best student made me an awesome Halloween drawing. Hope everybody’s having a good day.
>This afternoon I was in a bookshop when one of my 2nd grade students came to say hello with her little brother while their mum was queuing at the till. The conversation went like this: Little boy: My mum says there are lots of bad men.Me: She speaks the truth.(kid looks scared)Big sister: She’s right.Me: [...]
> English classOriginally uploaded by misterymoor First of all, I must make clear that I did not in fact teach this class. I witnessed it and didn’t tell the teacher to stop. This took place when I was working in Eastbourne 3 years ago. I was in charge of a group of Spanish teenagers who [...]
>I feel the need to show that I am not the only great artist I know. Amanda decided that maybe I could be like Judy Garland but without the drugs and the gay icon status. Funny thing is my mother bought me The Wizard of Oz. Erica pictured me holding a poo-shaped cake. I was [...]
> This is what two of my second grade kids drew when I asked them to draw themselves wearing a Halloween costume. Instead, they pictured themselves on a killing spree. Nice. Notice how the dead guy on the bottom picture says “I am dead. I am Paco”. Paco is the kid who drew the top [...]
> One of the second grade kids I teach looks exactly like Allison from The Breakfast Club, which automatically makes her my favourite. She is extremely shy, but she is doing really well now. She’s gone from being too scared to answer my questions and just blushing while staring at the floor to being more [...]