This was written and posted here in 2016:
Are Sauk, Latin, Myskoke, Chickasaw languages asleep or is there something more going on? It's easy to say they're dead or on the point of extinction (in five years 70 of the remaining
A repost from 2008:
The floorboards of our classrooms are rotting. How long have we waited for the final cave-in of each one!
All of us will be dropped, all akimbo, each at the right moment for us, into the waiting underground
This is a repost from 2008. Are the ideas expressed below still true?
What is actually going on in our own districts re: CI instruction? It is not a pretty picture. The four percenters who became teachers because they were four
In a recent exchange with a department head who is trying with mixed success to point her teachers in the direction of CI, she said to me:
I miss the days when teaching was truly teaching and we didn't have to
Personally, I don't like the pressure to create a great story in every class. There is the idea out there that the teacher has to walk into the classroom and create with her students a great story, as long as they
I was just listening to a version, featuring violin, of Ave Maria by Arthur Grumiaux.
I used to play the violin. My dad and brother both made it into careers (violin and cello, respectively). But about twenty years ago, because
Here is an old blog post from 2008:
There is a line in either Baudelaire or St.-Exupéry, I can't remember which, in which the writer is talking about some guy who thought that he could get somewhere by "voie de terre", by
I heard somewhere that the biggest temptation of the artist is to try to reproduce her work. That is probably because inspiration can't be cloned as per some formula.
I try to keep that idea in mind when working with comprehensible input.