If you’ve been following along on my social media accounts, you’ll have seen the weekly Activity Alphabet series. Now that the series is over – here is the entire lot in one place!
As a teacher, it can be equal parts amusing and infuriating to see the depictions of our profession in shows and movies. Sometimes you have to take a step back and remind yourself that this is for entertainment purposes, and not (necessarily) how most people actually view us.
I recently watched an episode of the Netflix show Cheer – S2:E6. In this episode, the students were discussing the impact that COVID has had on their college experience. It made me reflect on my own university experience – it was entirely MADE by the in-person interactions. Are we doing our students a disservice by dismissing these feelings of grief for an experience they’ve never had?
When the illness of your own children impacts your teaching, how do you cope?
Can teachers have tattoos? The answer is a bit complicated…
I love Valentine’s day! (…get it?) It’s a day to celebrate all things love! Yes, I know, a lot of you HATE it – particularly how commercialised it is. But pooey to you, I love holidays that encourage happiness, and…
So… 2020 was a thing. Now that we’re living in the future of 2021 – let’s all take a collective deep breath.
We all know that having a positive relationship with your students is a cornerstone to a great educational paradigm for everyone involved. But it’s easier said than done.