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The real problem with technology

The other day I saw a picture of a weaving and it made me think, “I wish I had time to teach my students how to do that. To just have a day where we bring in miniature looms and … Continue reading

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Responsibility: Good or bad?

Last week was our Eid vacation and it was glorious free time and sleeping late. This week is perhaps more difficult because we’re coming from that freedom to the rigidity of our daily teaching routines. My return to work was … Continue reading

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On their best behavior

Last week was orientation and meetings upon meetings. Yesterday the high school students were back. They are a thousand times more well behaved than the students at my previous school. There are moments where I’m writing on the board and … Continue reading

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Next year’s job

When I first came to this country in September 2011, I worked at a school that my friend worked at. We had issues with the job and were making adjustments to the new country, but we were trying. I made … Continue reading

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