One week left of my fun adventures in Nigeria. Since my last post, life has found a lovely rhythm. Working out, watching a friends choir perform, eating good food, HASHing etc...it has been nice. Work remains good, even though the kids are getting so excited for the last day of school it is hard to… Continue reading Nigeria is Wonderful
Another fun week in Abuja, Nigeria. My fourth graders are simply wonderful. They are so kind, polite, funny, talkative, inquisitive... I love them. The week just flew by with major wind and hurricane rains three of the evenings. One of which I went to a great Indian restaurant and sat up on the top floor… Continue reading Abuja Color
Holiday Craft Fun!
Just a quick post to show you some fun my student's have been having making Christmas crafts. We've been making heart-hand letters to tell mom and dad how much the student's love them. Colorful chains for decorating the halls, paper plate snowmen and snowflakes. Tomorrow we have a Secret Santa gift exchange and then we… Continue reading Holiday Craft Fun!
Clean Water for Everyone!
After half a year of opening the eyes of my third graders to the plight of people less fortunate than them, they decided it would be really great to give back some how. I was thrilled. I introduced them to brainstorming and we came up with tons of wonderful ideas. Then narrowing it down, they… Continue reading Clean Water for Everyone!
Recycled Beads and Mud Mountains
The last couple of weeks have been really fun with my third graders. I think, after 3.5 months we are all getting into a rhythm and I must say it is so nice. We wrapped up a unit on global poverty in social studies with an inside look into how people are helping people through… Continue reading Recycled Beads and Mud Mountains
Turn a Corner and Out Pops Art
The other day I was jauntily motoring around the city looking for the place that I had purchased my motorbike so that I could get my free oil change. Not completely sure where it was, I was taking a few turns here and there looking for familiar signs. I love doing this to be honest. … Continue reading Turn a Corner and Out Pops Art