Class moments

Farewells

Today was the end of my contract. 18months with my kids, it’s been a tough week of goodbyes. On Friday Ivana and Ivania brought me some presents they had made at home for me. Made me want to cry! Then yesterday they brought me a present that their mom had bought for me as well […]

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Adrian

It’s been a few weeks now with the new chat room kid.I’m sure at home he is a great kid. We Just can’t Get past the crying. It’s not I’m sad crying, I want mom crying or I’m scared crying. It is literally I am a brat and I don’t want to be here so […]

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Oh Bosco….

  The terror has returned to class. After many months of a poor Bosco getting bullied by his teacher and finally failing out of beginner he has been moved to a different class. Mine. Apparently I am the go to teacher for troubled children. With nowhere else to go, Kelvs and I decided that he […]

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Perfect Spellings

We have been working really hard for the past few months on spellings, my intermediate kids and I. We have been working on the system I started with Ivan and it has made a huge difference in the kids confidence and spelling abilities. We have been fixing our spelling words as we go along,helping them […]

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Tears in class

Today was a really good lesson for Ivana’s class. They were blending beautifully with me on the board and trying super hard at the bookwork. The girls did great on the spelling and have gotten better at accepting mistakes as we fix them as we go along. Apparently Ivan is not doing well with the […]

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GracePie returns

  Recently one of our old students returned to us. She was one of my favourite little kids last year. She was so much smaller the last time I saw her, but still had the cute little smile. There had been a definite shift in chatrooms just before summer. The chat rooms were getting calmer […]

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The Disappearing Eraser

Today Doris joined Emily’s Intermediate class for a makeup lesson. Leo had a bunch of cute yellow face erasers. He was super proud of them, which was cute, while we were waiting for the rest of laa to show up he took them out and proceeded to show me each one. A few minutes later […]

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Karen and the scream that could wake the desiccated.

Shortly before Summer we had a student join us called Karen. Very smart, her English was strong and she could be very cute, if she liked you. Luckily she liked Lindi and I otherwise things would have gotten very difficult. One day she turned up to chat room as usual and I was teaching next […]

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A Princess, a frog and a Queen

  Today my kiddies classroom antics were just plain cute, I had a princess in class, she was dressed in full court attire. No one knew who she was nor what she was doing in my classroom. We started my usual classroom routine when suddenly our owner knocks on the door and pops in with […]

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Laughter is the best medicine

  Today I had a new trial child in chat room, he didn’t listen to instructions very well. we were a semi-big class with I think 6 students in it. Oscar and Dickson had started to find it highly entertaining to have me lie on the floor and move my legs around while I played dead, […]

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