The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with Spanish teacher Mrs. Laurence McAdamis.
NOTE: From now on, the Q+A will be bi-monthly.
Conducted by Leigh Jacobson
Common misconception about teachers: Teachers don’t have a life outside Milken
Most creative gift, given or received: A handmade necklace that actually looks good from my friend Alexia for my birthday.
Movie you’ve seen the most: E.T
Book you’ve read most: Le Petit Prince
Fictional character you identify with: Le Petit Prince
Obsolete item you won’t trash: My first passport
What you wanted to be at age 10: I wanted to own a carousel
Student pet peeve: Students asking “what page?” over and over
Procrastination technique: Facebook
Secret hobby: Reading recipes online but never actually trying to execute them
Favorite historical figure: Alfonso X “the wise” (King of Spain in the 13th century)
Favorite piece of art in your home/anywhere: Gaudi’s houses all over Barcelona
Movie star you always wanted to be: Sophie Marceau
Favorite gadget: My iPhone
Topic you love but won’t discuss at a party: Cheeses
The last meal you had: Pizza provided by Milken
Funniest English word: Squirrel (students make fun of me when I say it)
Most memorable teaching experience: Singing the hip hop songs from “Realidades 2” (Spanish 2 textbook) with my students.
Most-visited website, why: Yelp. I like to know what I am getting into.
Favorite cancelled-too-soon TV show: Lassie
Most beloved/interesting item at your office desk: My lunch bag offered by Ms. Drubach