The Blog of a Trainee High School Science Teacher
It has struck me today that we underestimate the power of words.
Someone saying ‘I love you’ has a power. Something we can’t quantify but it is real and it is powerful. 235 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
Grandma Got STEM
Rose’s college graduation photo
Thanks to Meredith Greer, who submitted this post about her mother, Rose Greer.
My mom’s career was as a middle school science teacher. 310 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
It is funny how so much can change in two days!
Two days ago I was overwhelmed and terrified, and today I had the moment. Now I’m not talking about a senile moment! 428 more words
Overwhelmed and Terrified are my main two emotions.
I’ve been given all the training I require to get started, to begin to teach. I’ve been given all the forms, the paperwork and the advice. 224 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago
USA Today High School Sports
Cesar Chavez’s newest biology teacher has started off the school year strong. Curious, compassionate, and open minded, former English teacher, and vet tech Katherine McCormick was born in Glastonbury, Connecticut. 295 more words
2 months ago
So, today I had my first day as an Initial Trainee Teacher in my secondary school.
It was amazing.
In one whole day i was in a class with year 13, 12, 11, 7 and 9. 289 more words
2 months, 1 week ago
My PGCE course starts in two days.
My overwhelming feeling is fear. I’m scared that I’m rubbish, that teenagers eat me alive and that i won’t fit in with the other teachers. 165 more words
2 months, 2 weeks ago