Brilliant Metaphor for Teaching

It’s March, everybody. We can do it. Maybe take a lesson from this guy:



2 thoughts on “Brilliant Metaphor for Teaching”

  1. Alisa Shapiro-Rosenberg

    OOOH! I’m gonna make a story out of him! and after front-loading it, I’m gonna ‘MT’ it.

    There is a taco.
    His name is X.
    X is happy! (Synonym stacking for ‘happy!’)
    X is running.
    X is running outdoors.
    (The sun is shining, the birds are tweeting).
    Oops! What? What happened?
    X fell! X tripped on a Y and fell!
    Poor X!
    His cheese, meat, lettuce, tomatoes, olives, sour cream etc. fell!
    Oh! But X isn’t sad. No way.
    X is scooping/gathering his ingredients.
    He puts them back into his tortilla.
    He stands up!
    There he is!
    He’s X the running taco!
    [He’s un-stoppable!]

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