Waiting for One Child?

Am about to teach my Chinese Middle School girls (lovely voices) "When  a Child is Born".  A couple of thoughts on this, though.  Why are we waiting for someone to come and show us how?  Are we forever destined to be followers?  Isn't this somehow...

Teaching as art

A friend e-mailed me from a bar last night, lamenting my absence from the "artsy" scene she was experiencing.  My response to her was that I am totally immersed in art - the art of teaching.  At this age I think I really do treat it as that, delighting...

Halloween in Beijing & "Visuals"

Rather tame this year... made jack-o-lanterns with four different groups of excited 7and 8-year olds during evening classes.  Sat in a circle to read Halloween poems and practice spooky voices.  All good fun, but found I was totally tired out ...