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It’s Elementary My Dear Watson: Evocative Elementary Memories

** Evocative means, “having the power to evoke, or cause, a particularly emotional response (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). “It’s elementary, my dear Watson”, for example, evokes memories of reading a huge, red book, filled with stories of the great detective, Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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How to Teach the Art of Writing

The Art of Writing combines process and product, with powerful imagery, and insights from the Masters of Art and Literature to inspire writers of all ages. In the end, writing is one part inspiration and nine parts perspiration. Inspiration without … Continue reading

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Nuestro Momento – Our Moment (A Cherished Memory)

“Our Moment” (Nuestro Momento), a song by a group called, Portugal, is a lot of things to me. Easy listening, melodic, smooth, relaxing, tranquil are all words that I try to use in describing how the song makes me feel. … Continue reading

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Here’s To You, Mrs. Robinson: Oh Happy Day!

All teachers leave a lasting impression on you—good or bad—whether you know it or not, and almost all of them teach you some valuable life lessons. One teacher who left a lasting impression on me was without a doubt, my … Continue reading

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The Test Takers: Time To Teach Teens

Today my three teen students took a test. The test was based entirely on speaking. How did they do? Well, I’m going to tell you, I promise, but a little later. If I forget, remind me, OK? Me: For now, … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teenagers: What A Beautiful Day!

What a beautiful day in Santiago, Chile! The sun is shining brightly and it is hot, the middle of summer, the skies are as blue as can be, and not a single cloud on the horizon. And yes, get this, … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Is Alive: Hold My Hand

OK, I can hear you, saying, where did you see Michael? Well, chill out, relax, you know my name is Thomas, which goes a long way in matters of faith. So, hold my hand as I speak of Michael… I … Continue reading

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