Twelfth Lock Hotel
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... for me haha - especially Castleknock! It's right in the middle of urban life and suburban sprawl. I think that's why I enjoy all the little language differences and the little quirks that make Ireland and the U.S. different because if I didn't, I don't know if I would feel like I was in a foreign country at all! Anyways, I bring that up because my students have been correcting me in how <i>I</i> am saying things! For ...
... I began helping Ms. Dooley with Dolch sight words and phonics assessments for her class. It's taking me a little while to get used to the kids' Irish accents when they say words haha, and sometimes I have a hard time hearing what they're trying to say!
I also began helping a reading support teacher with guided reading groups. Guided Reading works a little bit differently over here. It first begins in Class 1 (students ...
... shining by the time I had to begin my walk over. It was fabulous.
Saint Brigid's is right next to the church, Saint Brigid's Catholic Church (if you couldn't guess). There is a green gate that surrounds the school buildings and the staff parking lot, and as soon as the right time came, tons students and their families came rushing in. Right away I notice the strong sense of community in the school. Parents, mothers, fathers, some in work clothes, some not, ...
... hours! Since my flight left so late at night, I didn't expect the airline to feed us but they did give passengers dinner... So naturally I ate it. I ate TWO dinners that night, and they both were basically same thing: chicken and pasta with vegetables. (Not surprisingly, the dinner I had at home was much better than the airplane's). However, I ended up sleeping for most of the flight, which was perfect because I was pretty tired at that point! When I ...
... outside the brewery.
Our last stop of the day was Trinity College and the pilgrimage to view a page from the Book of Kells. The illumination was intricate and beautiful. You could see how the colors were brighter at one time. There was time for a little shopping, but it was time to put our feet up in anticipation of this evening's tour of the pubs in Temple Bar.
We had great weather all day - sunshine but not too ...