Book Recommendation · Goals · Professional Development

Book Recommendation #1: How To Talk So Kids Can Learn

I am writing a series of blog posts recommending quality books that I have read in order to energise and inform my teaching practise. Hopefully, I will inspire you to do the same. “In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather… Continue reading Book Recommendation #1: How To Talk So Kids Can Learn

Goals

Teaching With a Vision

I recently wrote an article for ACEL e-Publications about the importance of teachers having a vision and 10 questions teachers should ask themselves in order to continually reflect on themselves as teachers. Click here to subscribe ACEL e-Publications. Teachers should have their own vision statement in order to continue working towards their main purpose and to stay present in… Continue reading Teaching With a Vision

Goals · Happiness

The Happiness Project

‘The Happiness Project’ is a book by Gretchen Rubin which I received for my birthday in January this year. If you are looking for a new book to read – I strongly suggest this one (if you generally steer clear of the stereotypical self-help books, don’t worry, this is not one of them). Since the… Continue reading The Happiness Project

Classroom · Creativity · Goals · Teaching

A New Year

It’s a common tradition for people to come up with a new year’s resolution regarding their personal lives, but have you ever thought about creating a resolution for yourself as a teacher? For me, 2013 has been a year filled with learning – more than I could ever have imagined! Someone once told me that… Continue reading A New Year