Category Archives: Georgian Language

Still Waiting…

Bit sneeky today, since I decided to repost the blog I wrote for our ocean rowing site: http://www.fourbirdsaboating.com/ as I wanted to post pretty much the same stuff today.  Going a little stir crazy as I just want to be in Latvia, … Continue reading

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Georgian Is As Georgian Does

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Exactly one year ago, I was going over my checklist of things to pack for Georgia and wondering what the heck I had decided to do. My mom had already told me her fears…

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Common Sensical Advice

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Georgian classrooms are quite different than most American classrooms I’ve ever been in. The classes can be huge here (up to 35 students – too many!), some kids will never have proper materials for…

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Teachers Can Be Students

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Lately, the most popular topic of discussion in the staffroom has been the National Exam that teachers need to take by 2014; otherwise they will be out of work. Most of the teachers in…

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Evidence of Progress

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
One of the most rewarding things about the end of the term is the abundance of evidence that I have made a difference in my school. Any time I spend in the hallways corresponds…

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English: A Georgian Language?

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Over four months into my one year TLG placement in Telavi, I have noticed that although there are English speakers in this city, Georgian is the language of the majority. When I moved in…

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აქ მე ვარ ძია!

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
This weekend I went with TLG on an excursion.  This is a trip they put on to some of the big historical places in the country to help thank us busy teachers see the…

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