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Spring Break is Almost Over

Anyone who is a teacher understands how Spring Break can be like an oasis in the middle of a barren desert.  March can be a long and grueling month; 31 days and (usually) no holidays. 212 more words

Education

Takeaway Homework

@lauren_lsm posted this on Twitter last night and I think it could be an amazing resource! My year group partner and I at school really like to give children reign over how they do their homework, and what better way to do it than give them a list of choices and get them to decide themselves what they’d like to do! 125 more words

Education

I'm not just a teacher

… I am an entertainer. 

I saw this post on Twitter earlier (https://twitter.com/TeachForAU/status/440713846118834176) and it really got me thinking. All those people out there that are slating the teaching profession, yet I wonder how many of them go to work and are expected to also be 20 other different people and other persona’s? 279 more words

Education

Why?

Hello and welcome to my very first post!

I thought my first post would be about why I’ve decided to do a teacher blog, in brief! 225 more words

Education

New Teacher Orientation

This is a funny time to be posting about something that normally happens in late July or August in most American International Schools, but some of us are signing new contracts (or our first international teaching contract) and are beginning to wonder what happens once you get to your new country? 705 more words

Expat

humility and diligence!

Lately, I have been learning to square my shoulders back and brave new opportunities. I started teaching at two elementary schools as a full time music and band teacher since the term started after spring break. 263 more words

Growth

Ms. Russell: A New Face at Morgan

Written by Erika Renkl and Sarah Dahlberg |

Recently when Mrs. Neumann, a former social studies teacher, took a new position in Maine, the school needed to hire a new teacher.  199 more words

Student Life