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A blog for English learners and their teachers everywhere, initiated in 2010 with the contribution of students from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. More about me on the On-line Profile below. Welcome!

Kids can do it, so can we!

Have you ever found yourself in front of a sceptical audience

and wanted to prove yourself?

Adora Svitak

is happy to take on such challenges on a regular basis,

having shared her thoughts with others for over 5 years, even though she’s only 12.

“Actually it’s a good challenge. I like to really prove myself – it makes me feel like I’m really a professional, and I feel like I’m not only proving it to them, but also to myself.”

Can we learn from kids, or are we afraid of being called childish?


Extra

Adora Svistak was asked: where do you find the time?

She answered: “I have more time than the average elementary school student, as the home school class sessions take place in the afternoon, and there are only two hours of class time. I have the morning and evening to do what I please”

Food for Thought:

Slow or fast?

When it comes to contemporary lifestyle,

slow is usually defined in a negative way.

Does this make being  fast (in talking, eating, performing and other activities)

positive?

Is home schooling slow or fast?

What lifestyle does it belong to?

How about your lifestyle? Do you like to take it slow?

When and why is this preferable?

Shre your thoughts with  the world! 


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