Fiestas and a Hard Lesson (For Me)

The day after our class fiestas was not really what I was expecting…… Read More Fiestas and a Hard Lesson (For Me)

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Loosening the “Teacher Grip”

As teachers, we want to control all the things the students are doing. It is in the nature of our profession to create perfect students who do things exactly as we tell them and give us answers that are exactly what we are expecting, but that’s not how kids work. They want to do things their own way and be individuals. If our grip is too tight, if we don’t allow their individuality, creativity, and ingenuity to shine through, we might turn off the students to learning and acquiring languages altogether.… Read More Loosening the “Teacher Grip”