Are you spending Christmas away from home? Why not cheer yourself up by telling some white lies about the origins of Christmas? Try sprinkling these facts into conversations with friends and family (with a perfectly serious teacher-face) and see how many you can get away with… 1. Christmas was invented to cheer up British people… Read more »
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To go home for Christmas or not to go home for Christmas? If you’ve been teaching abroad this year, you have inevitably had to make the decision. It might have been an easy decision, or you might have had to literally draw a table of pros and cons.
Since you’ve undoubtedly made the decision already, I’m going to take a light-hearted look at both options and reassure you that whichever option you chose, you’re probably right.Read more »
Of course our Christmas celebration is school related. It makes me realize that there is seamlessness to one’s personal/school life here in Venezuela. They are interconnected, unlike back in the States, where we seem to like keeping them separated, compartmentalized, as if students and school staff have two different identities depending on the setting.Read more »