Monday, October 25, 2010

It's the Petit Things That Thrill Me

Did I tell you I'm frugal? Don't like to spend money? Try to get the most bang for my buck? As a teacher, this works well for the district because I try not to spend money.

Last year, two of my students,  made a podcast for the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language podcast contest. And the won!!! We got $500 which I haven't completely used yet.  Not district money, though they do think they can control what I do with it because it was made out to the school. I digress.   But this is the latest installment:


I know, I'm such a geek. Really, it's the little things that I love.  I bought 20 of these awesome dictionaries. I love how they look inside. They also have great examples of how to use some of the words in sentences.


Remember when your French teacher had dictionaries that look like these?


Not in my room, they won't. They have these awesome plastic like covers that look they will last longer than the paperback versions you see here.  So, thank you to those girls for their hilarious video about why we need to learn languages!!!  Did you click and see it yet?  You've got to!


  1. J-The video is very cute. But I also like the video Erin posted on FB! LOL! Hope all is well with you. Maggie says hi. I haven't stopped by your blog for a while. I will have to catch up!

  2. Maggie would like the unseasonably warm weather we're having right now. I cannot believe Erin put that video on FB. Every time I see the intro, it looks like I broke the chair! I think I might just put it up here for laughs, though.


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