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Riga in the Snow 2017

Riga in the Snow 2017

Riga un Sniegs Daytime Edition January 2, 2017 Ansis challenged me to try the bus instead of driving to Riga. He said it would be a good way to get back and forth. He left me a schedule, which I lost, but that did not deter me. I spent part of my day on Sunday …

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Vitauts in Latvia 11: The Grasmanis Home

Vitauts in Latvia 11: The Grasmanis Home

Kakava (Pronounced Checkeva) Just outside of Riga, Ansis and Monta found an old property with a farmhouse on it. Their dream was to take the old house, fix it up, and create a place for their family of five to live and thrive. They were very successful in their endeavor. Ansis drove us out of …

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Technology vs. Education

Technology vs. Education

Okay, so that title is misleading. As teachers, aren’t we working together with technology to improve student learning? That’s kind of the point, right? This is supposed to be the case, but in my sixteen years of classroom experience, I think I’ve seen more resistance than acceptance when it comes to the changing world of …

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