Monthly Archives: March 2013
A short-ish movie of our first two days in the pool. It’s very exciting watching Blake get braver and braver.
Spring Break. Two of the finest words in a teacher’s vocabulary. We are spending the first part of our week in Hua Hin, a resort town a few hours outside of Bangkok, before heading into the big city for our annual physicals and some visits with old friends. Life is good.
I just finished proof reading Scott’s capstone project for his Master’s Degree from Plymouth State University in the US. It is incredible! Essentially it’s about recess. How important recess is. How undervalued it sometimes is. How it is being used by our students. How we can make it better. In addition to reading thousands of … Continue reading
When these little Italian sweeties arrived in Shanghai in August they had NO English. None. And now it is hard for anyone else to squeeze a word in. We spent a day at their house and play area last weekend and had a wonderful time.
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Today was the spring performance. It was incredible! Our music teachers are the absolute best!!! Blake’s Pre K class started the show. They came up on stage and rolled into little balls. They were flower bulbs! The rain came along and asked the bulbs to wake up. Our sweet friend Mimi was Blake’s rain. The … Continue reading
This morning Blake made a nest for sweet little Adam. He almost always sits up by himself, but he’s still kind of floppy. 2 cushions led to 6 cushions, which quickly led to all cushions. Adam thought it was hilarious. So did Blake. I love hanging out with Adam. He is the happiest little man … Continue reading
Today is Mrs Borden’s birthday. Last night we made a card and I suggested we make some treats for Mrs Borden like brownies or cookies. Blake said,”No, she only likes yogurt and apple sauce.” So we made apple sauce.
Blake played basketball in multisport last Saturday and he absolutely LOVED it!
I saw this in a park in Shanghai. I’m not sure what it means, but I’m thinking it’s good to retain the hope.