c14 has a wonderful social studies teacher. she reminds me of my high school american history teacher. not because of what they teach, but because of their interest in their students and getting their students interested in learning. right now the 8th grade is studying southwestern asia. which i’ve always thought of as part of the middle east. but it turns out i’m wrong and that i’m not the only one confused about it.
today was field trip day. and we headed to the teacher’s house to cook and eat. what kind of food do they cook in southwestern asia? suprisingly, the menu is very middle eastern. go figure. they made hummus, lemon chicken, cucumber salad, lebanese potato salad and mint lemonade. i was really impressed with the teacher’s organisation and the kids’ great attitudes. and with how great everything turned out – it was quite tasty.