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Being Back at College

After taking a semester abroad, I didn’t know what to expect when I came back to my home university. There’s a lot less excitement, a lot more classes, and it’s back to normal life. 366 more words


Size Does Matter

Or, perhaps more accurately, I go to a small college in a rural part of the country and I love every second of it.

For a long time during the college search process, I pictured myself making it big at a contemporary city school. 1,046 more words

Little Steps

Blog post number two already and people have actually read what I wrote before! This week, being the last full week of the school term, means I’m taking the time to visit schools and get some more experience before the chance is gone until September. 361 more words

Life after the hub model: Can satellite campuses save rural NS?

Well, the annual summer pack up of classrooms is over, and for some, this is a sad time of the year indeed. Despite the downright heroic efforts of a few small community groups, a few small community schools have heard their death knell sounded, and, barring a major miracle, will soon be closed for good. 1,304 more words

Public Education

A word about the small school

As mentioned in an earlier post, I’m soon to be moving on from my current job and to a new school, country and challenge. I’m really excited about this move for a number of personal reasons (mostly quality of life for my young son) and professional reasons (I’m moving to a much more well established school, and one that will offer me many new opportunities). 553 more words


Spring Break, How A Teacher Recoops

How to you recharge when you get to a break? I don’t know about you but this is the area that I find the most challenging. 240 more words


Getting Started

I’ve always been spoilt for space in my previous school environments – plenty of indoor space and sprawling outdoor areas – endless opportunity to create open ended play areas, set up obstacle courses or make a house…A couple of years ago it became necessary for me to give up my rented school space and relocate to my own front garden – the problem was it was tiny and not at all what I was used to. 715 more words