Recently I shared the story of an Australian teacher who was being discriminated against in their work due to their disability. They are quite deaf, and despite this have been working brilliantly as a teacher. You can read their story…
Looking for some ways to spice up your classroom activities? Look no further! Here I have compiled a list of all the fun, fabulous, and wacky ‘celebration days’ that are completely unrelated to any of the standard holidays.
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.
The year is 2022. We’ve rolled around to another International Women’s Day. While most corporations and companies will put out words of gratitude and celebration, I feel like this year it’s going to miss the mark.
I’ve spent a lot of time treading carefully around social media lately, and the mood has shifted. Because women this year don’t want to be celebrated. We want to be ok. And we’re not ok.
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.
How long has it been since you gave your computer or laptop a good clean? The second Monday in February is Clean Out Your Computer day, and I’m sure you’d all agree that both a physical and a digital clean…
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!