Friday, January 29, 2010

Linda Slater Gilbert

Linda Slater Gilbert
As I train for my full certification in PILATES through Balanced Body University, I am sharing my progress on video for my trainers to watch. This will be helpful for me, so that I can get direct input from my master trainers while also improving my professional practice.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Imagining Our Future....

Charlie, my love, my partner for life, stares into the sun as it sets on the Pacific Ocean...
A beautiful view from what will soon be his new home in a small town called Manila, a part of Arcata, California....
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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Louis Rodriguez' Blog - Assignment 1 English 1A

Reading Louis Rodriguez' blog dated February 21, 2009 on his blog located at is our major reading comprehension assignment.

During the first week of our Options Class at Los Angeles High School's Adult Education Program students were assigned Mr. Rodriguez' blog as part of a pre-test to find out the reading comprehension level of each student.

Next we are going to write letters to Mr. Rodriguez, to invite him to speak to the Options Program at Los Angeles High School, so that the students can prepare interview questions and then actually meet this leader of the youth social justice movement.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

ESL456 Agenda Feb 26, 2009

Class Agenda: Cumulative Review "Get the Job" Unit 4

Warm Up:

1. Computer-based Activity: First, sign on to Read about how to get a job or training. Save the bookmark in Delicious. When you add your bookmark in Delicious, be sure to share with our class network so everyone can have access to it.

2. Continue working on PRACTICE TEST for the 2010 Census Bureau jobs

Writing: Practice writing a cover letter

Vocabulary: resource center, training class, interest inventory, financial aid, career counselor job listings

Fundamentals/Grammar: Review past perfect & rejoinders

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

ESL 4 5 6 Lesson Plan for President Obama's Economic Recovery Plan

Tonight our class warms up with watching and discussing the importance of President Obama's February 24,2009 Economic Recovery Plan Speech. We will be connecting the speech's contents with our individual career goals. We will discuss the ramifications, both short term and long term on each of our career goals.