Every teacher has a skill set that is separate to their teaching area – do you get to use yours?
It was such an odd experience to be a true learner again! I didn’t know a whole heap about the topics in the course (hence why I was doing it), and I’ve never done an online course before, so I was quite new to the whole experience. What I discovered was a little bit of a surprise.
What an odd feeling to be the learner again!
I love my job, I love my students, and despite the title of the article I even enjoy my colleagues. But sometimes we have to poke fun at ourselves, so I came up with my favourite types of colleagues that…
The fourth day of our program had a much more relaxed timetable than the first three. It was lovely to be able to slow down a bit and consolidate everything we’d learned so far.
The third day of the Academy program was quite different to the rest – we spent the entire day out and about exploring some of the most popular science venues of Canberra.
The second day of our STEM X Academy program was absolutely jam packed and mentally taxing in the extreme, but I learned so damn much and had a great time.
Craig is a year 5 teacher from Queensland in Australia, who is entering his 16th year of teaching this year. With a wealth of knowledge, his advice is simple and pointed, focused on remembering that teaching is first and foremost…