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Life in a Japanese School - a comparison

I have been observing life in a Japanese school for two months now.  There are things that are similar and things that are very different to that of my Australian school.  1,547 more words

Reducing Teacher Stress

The end of the school year always becomes stressful. Teachers have an abundance of responsibilities that require time, effort, and planning. There are demands from administrators, parents, students, and your own family and friends. 648 more words


long crawl to freedom

School year 2014 – done and dusted.

Parole until late January 2015.


Sequel Mondays!

Bride Elect (Evolution of a Bridezilla)

Chapter Thirty-Five—Copious Amounts of Alcohol, and The Fetal Position

June is a busy month normally for anyone employed in the education field. 580 more words

Lavendar Lemon Bath Salts

Summer time is wonderful but it now has a price. With the arrival of summer comes the end of the school year. Still not a bad thing till it’s two days before the last day of school and you realize that you forgot to get the teacher’s and daycare providers a thank you gift for putting up with your kiddos all year. 686 more words


A New Chapter


I’ve been meaning to write this post for almost two weeks now, but honestly haven’t known where to begin. There is so much left untold, but this chapter has come to an end so I need to finish my story.  888 more words


School Year Wrap Up: 2014 Report Card Comments

Imagine, if you will, that you are a teacher in an urban elementary school.  For the past ten months it has been your duty to systematically improve the outcomes of twenty-some little less-than-nine-year-olds.  651 more words