Get off my lawn!

This is where I’m gonna sound old and out of touch. Kids today, they don’t know the value of cursive! Now granted I’m not that old, but I did grow up in France which has (had?) different views on cursive. Growing up, I was made to learn cursive and use it. In fact, French kids of …

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Beyond the childhood haunts

I just returned from Paris, and am currently wallowing in the joys of being home. Oh, Soup & Taco, how I missed you! Most of the classes I taught in Paris are of things I know very well: I’ve been to all the museums dozens of times each, and visited some places on a weekly …

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Les petites différences

I’ve been in Paris for almost three weeks now, and my students have been blogging assiduously since then. I figured it was time I did the same. No more excuses (though the heat wave we had when we arrived was as good an excuse as one can get. That was miserable.) Coming back to Paris, …

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Learning by Making

It’s summer break, which means that while I want to be productive, I also want to have fun. This last week, I managed to bring together work and leisure and thought I’d share. I’m currently working on developing assignments for the new LEGO FSEM, and this last week I also moved into my new office …

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