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The bearable discomfort of being... a teacher

“The aim of this project is to avoid as much as possible stationary postures and promote mobility. My will is to introduce a “bearable discomfort” for our well-being.”

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Tales of a Child Care Provider: Paper Record Keeping

Since I posted the previous “Tales of a Child Care Provider” entry, I’ve gotten numerous emails asking for tips and suggestions for all sorts of organization issues. 1,422 more words

Child Care

Who needs vacation?

I’m really not sure what’s going to be more difficult: working four nights straight with an hour ride in and out this week, or not working at all next week. 210 more words

Grocery Store

The Guilt Trip...

Have you ever found yourself just sitting there, staring at a blank document with no idea where to start? You’ve been to the lectures and done your work, yet still, your mind is like a university students bank account? 440 more words

Lay off the chocolate cake, Mr Elephant!

I had a kind of life changing epiphany a few months ago. My partner and I were on holidays overseas in New Zealand, and my thoughts ran astray as I sat in a bubbling, natural hot spa looking over the crisp valleys of Queenstown… 340 more words

Tickled Pink and Green for Growth marking #PedagooFriday with Sarah Galpin

 I use the Tickled Pink/Green for Growth Assessment for Learning marking scheme across the curriculum in Year 6. I use a pink highlighter for parts of the work that have met the Learning Objective and Success Criteria  and I write my comments in green. 132 more words

Learning Strategies

What Not To Mark? by @TeacherToolkit

This is a blog about UnMarking – reducing the marking burden placed upon teachers, so that effective and targeted marking can have deeper impact. 534 more words

Teaching And Learning