Re: New Format and Policies

Dear Beloved Readers, Writers, Students, Teachers, Happy New Year! Let us all welcome 2015 with a bang: with our arms wide open for learning, with eyes intent on reading and scrutinizing works of literature, with ears willing to listen if they haven’t been rendered deaf by firecrackers. I would like to share with you the…

work philosophy

To find a work that you love and to love what you do is the only way to do great work. – Steve Jobs

STUDENT OF THE WEEK: AMBER

One of my students who are preparing for their Job Interviews asked me how I answered this question: Why did you decide to be a teacher? I answered in different ways: -> I want to motivate children to study and speak in English just like my favorite teacher when I was in high school. ->…

On Books, Reading, and Selfie

One’s love for books may be as shallow as loving the notion of being thought of as scholastic. She may post pictures of herself in a bookstore, holding a book, or putting several books on her desk but they remain untouched for a long time. She may even put a book or two in her bag for the pretense of reading it or them but only spares a glance for a few minutes. The book or books lay forgotten and unread.

The President thinks there is nothing wrong with this. It is only absurd particularly if the said individual taking a selfie is an educator.