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Shuttin’ her down

I wrote this in our last days in the DR but am just now getting it up here so obviously some details have changed since I wrote it. I still think it is necessary to get it up. Well friends, … Continue reading

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Life in the Subjunctive

I’m taking an intensive Spanish class for 6 weeks. I’ve been in the Dominican Republic for more than 3 years and I can get by pretty well in Spanish but I am not as fluent as I would like to … Continue reading

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I have a student who I suspect has hearing issues.  For a long time I thought that the cause of her misunderstanding me and struggling in class was due to Spanish/English language issues.  Now I think her Spanish/English issues (along … Continue reading

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Education Needs in the DR

In a survey of 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic had the lowest scores in each category tested. – UNESCO report on Student Achievement in Latin America and the Caribbean. “The Dominican Republic has one … Continue reading

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