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Using Improv to Teach Language

Published on October 18, 2013 by in Uncategorized

I had a great time last night at Vida teaching the intermediate English as a second language class. Several weeks ago I discovered a book by Matthew McMillion on using improv to teach foreign languages. I have been using his concepts for some time, but had hesitated to use his suggestion of simply giving a

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Busy Fall

Published on October 11, 2013 by in Uncategorized

It has been a long time since I updated my blog. Did you miss me? Well, here are a few things I’ve been up to lately: In late September I  provided a two day mediation and conflict resolution skills training to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Infant Toddler Program; Then, on October 3,  it

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Vamos a jugar

Published on April 20, 2012 by in Uncategorized

English is a tough language to learn if you don’t learn it as a child. I have just come to realize how difficult it is since I’ve been teaching English as a second language at Vida, here in Topeka. Like, who knew that the past tense of regular verbs varied in pronunciation. Think about it:

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