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Glass Dishes and Plastic Swords: A Day at the Zoo

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
To me, the zoo has always been a magical place. I didn’t get to visit very often when I was a child, however, as it was at least an hour’s drive away and expensive,…

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Of Hordes, Fords, and Borders

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
We had a few days off of school for Easter. I took that time to travel, but I didn’t go too far. My Easter vacation was spent in a space between Europe and Asia,…

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Catching Up on London’s Street Art Scene

Originally posted on Little London Observationist:
It’s been a busy month for me without much of a chance to head over to the East End to hunt for street art. Of course, a little poke through the Flickr pool always…

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WENDY’S

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Sixteen years ago – in May, 1996 – two of my friends and I got ticket vouchers for the advance screening of a movie called Independence Day. This was before the marketing for the…

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Teaching how to teach?

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Things are changing for the education system here in Georgia, specifically in regards to English, and they’re changing quickly. As we all know, native English speakers have been brought in, the required language for…

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Teachers’ Tests: Some Thoughts.

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Generally, I’m not a proponent of standardized testing. When I went to elementary and high school in the U.S., I distinctly remember spending entire class periods learning exactly how to answer test questions to…

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Moving Forward with Information Technology

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I just read a press release about the new integrated English and computer skills exam. This is the second year the exam has been given, and apparently both the number of people who attempted…

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