Teacher Feature #8

Teacher in Progress

Name:   Jacqueline Garçon Nationality: American & French How long have you been teaching? +40 years What are you teaching? EFL/ESL Right now, I am teaching EFL and French. I spent a number of years teaching ESL in the USA, including Harvard University and Harvard Summer School, plus Boston University. For the last 24 years, […]

September 29, 2013

The French Lieutenant's Woman

Book Reviews

I was really excited when this novel wound up on the final list of books we would be reading this school year with my book club.  It’s been on my TBR for ages…  I can say I’m a real fan of John Fowles having read and loved both The Magus and The Collector.  I should have known […]

September 25, 2013

Aya de Yopougon

Book Reviews

 I happened upon these graphic novels while waiting in line to pay for my daughter’s books for school. I was enticed by the big orange band stretched across this big, beautiful graphic novel advertising the movie release.  Yes the movie release was apparently the 17th of July and it slipped right passed me. I don’t […]

September 18, 2013

Black Like Me

Book Reviews

The old saying is that you never know what someone else is going through or living until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes and frankly it’s impossible.  However, John Howard Griffin turned his skin black and tried to live as a black man for six weeks while travelling through the Deep South in 1959. […]

September 1, 2013