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A Teacher's Bill of Rights

I  To ensure that there is authority commensurate with responsibility for the instructional task. The teacher has the right and responsibility to ensure her professional needs are met before engaging in instruction. 259 more words

Public Education

A Successful Online School is Based On Relationships

“Students do the bulk of their learning independently. They make their own way through online lessons, digital texts and multimedia, and follow links to extra, explanatory resources. 118 more words


Eid Al-Fitr 1437 | Greetings

As-Salam alaykum waRahmatuLlah waBarakatuH to you and yours.

It is Eid!

AlHamduliLlah we have scaled through the financial difficulties to make it to the Day Of Fast Breaking. 143 more words

E-Learning Expert

You Can’t Win Them All

Teaching can be very satisfying, but it isn’t easy. I (Clive) just received my course evaluation for last term and was reminded that “you can’t win them all.” I thought the course was my best ever, and most students rated it as “excellent.” But some just said it was “very good” (hmmm – why was that?) and one gave it a “good” or “moderate” on every item (what’s their problem?!). 147 more words


Getting to Know Our Students

I (Clive) have long believed in having a warm, friendly class community and a good teacher-student relationship. However, my understanding of what this means continues to grow. 291 more words


The Hidden Paradise

In 2013, I had practised yoga for a year and yoga had gradually become more and more important part of my life. I felt like Alice in Wonderland trying to find the yoga style, the teacher and the practice that would serve my needs best. 647 more words


Love and Teaching

When you love students…it shows!   

I was recently asked “What makes an outstanding teacher?” There might have been days that I would have answered this with some lofty ideas around pedagogical and content knowledge skills so I was amazed how I easily replied with “Outstanding teachers love kids.” 252 more words