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The Not-So-Simple Present and Teenage Dreams

I’ve been doing a lot of grammar drills and practice with my mainstream (lower-level) sophomores lately. A lot of these kids are at a pretty distinct academic disadvantage because their English skills are very low. One of the larger points … Continue reading

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Tsunami drills, anniversary prep, and some interesting perspectives from 7 year olds

September 29th is the anniversary of the tsunami that hit Tutuila (the main island) in 2009. Something like 34 people were killed and one entire elementary school building was destroyed. Even though the tsunami did not hit our island, Ta’u, … Continue reading

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Leaving Tutuila tomorrow

We’ve been in DOE training for the past three days. On Monday, I found out I will be teaching fourth grade! And then I met my principal and found out, nuh-uh, I will be teaching second grade! haha. So, unless … Continue reading

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