Ni hao! If you are always willing to learn that means you are a "Hao Laoshi" ( Good Teacher ) I've been using Rosetta Stone and Pimsleur to learn some Japanese! What tools do you feel work best for teaching language?
Actually I'm an Illinoisan who lives far enough north in Illinois (Lena) that we made frequent forays into Wisconsin. We often went to Monroe. I love the Kettle Moraine area around East Troy. One of my main concerns with education in America is the stifling effect of high stakes testing. I also believe the single most effective way to improve our schools is to reduce class size rather than invest in expensive programs and palatial schools.
Hello, Jessica, My wife and I have some fond memories from the area around Milwaukee. We met at New Tribes Bible Institute in Waukesha and became engaged when we worked at a Camp Timberlee near East Troy. Much of my elementary teaching experience was in southeast Asia teaching missionaries children.
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I agree. I have been using the UbD curriculum model since 2008 and it works great. I know that I tell myself I allow for a constructivist student-centered approach to unit and lesson planning, but the truth is I am a lot more…"