We, as a profession, have had a recent push towards inclusion, particularly inclusion of students with disabilities. So why are the teachers getting left behind? Today I am sharing the story of an Anonymous Teacher who is having their disability pushed aside.
Jonathan Van Ness has a (incredibly brilliant) podcast called Getting Curious. A couple of weeks ago they put a call out for fan questions, some of which would be answered on an episode. The question I submitted was “As a high school teacher, how best can I support LGBTQIA+ Students?”. I was honoured to have my question answered on the podcast episode – check out the answer!
The world is getting crazier by the day.
Just when we feel like we’re getting a handle on the pandemic, perhaps even coming out the other side of it, Russia goes and invades Ukraine.
Our students are going to be hurting in so many different ways.
I LOVE sharing stories where teachers have gone above and beyond out of pure kindness for their students. This is absolutely one of those stories!
Every size of school has its own benefits and its own challenges. Bigger schools will have a completely different dynamic to smaller schools, but is one ‘better’ than the other? Not necessarily.
Are you currently or about to start studying to become a teacher? Here is some of the absolute best advice for your journey through your teaching degree.
I never really considered if and how becoming a parent would change my perception of teaching.
When the illness of your own children impacts your teaching, how do you cope?