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Last Friday was a day filled with firsts. (Ahhh, alliteration.) One of these was my first substitute teaching experience, or Vertretung, in a German classroom. For most Americans, the mere mention of substitute teaching (“subbing”) fills the head with horrible imagery. … Continue reading
One of my favorite things about a new location is buying things. I know that’s a weighty statement to make, and we could talk ad nauseam about the social, cultural, ethical, economic and/or political implications of such of statement. Regardless … Continue reading
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Some of you may be wondering if I am still homeless. I am happy to report that I am not. In fact, the day after writing my first post on this blog, I heard from the school principal that a … Continue reading
A student read the following aloud today in class: “The man was taken by a taxi in New York.”
Some of you may be wondering about this blog’s title character, Heidi Hefeweizen. Is this some kind of strange, wheat beer-themed children’s story? Weird alter-ego? Nein. I moved to Blacksburg in 2006 and was lucky enough to find a job … Continue reading