Who writes this blog?

Hi and thanks for stopping by.

I am Stephanie and I teach Year 4 at international school in Singapore. A self-confessed techno geek, I’m both an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Teacher.

I started this blog in 2011 as a way to document my experiences of completing the graduate diploma in teaching and decided to keep writing as a way to connect with other teachers in New Zealand and around the world.

What else about me?

I own almost one hundred cookie cutters (which I hardly ever use).
I write all my text messages in full sentence form.
I have a really unhealthy twitter obsession and am always online.
I am the short person in my family.
I want to make every recipe from my Sky High cookbook.
I love K-pop, pho, karaoke, and travelling to offbeat destinations.
I often wear mismatched socks.

The opinions, rants and musings expressed on this blogs are a reflection of my own thoughts and do not represent those of my employers.

16 thoughts on “Who writes this blog?

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  3. Hi Stephanie,

    As a current Masters of Teaching student in Melbourne I am loving your blog and am using it to gain any tips and stories I can!
    I am moving to Wellington, NZ in October and was wondering if you could tell me anything about teaching aide jobs in the area? Would you happen to know if they are particularly needed or not? Just trying to suss out some more info before I hop on a plane to the unknown!



  4. Hi Stephanie

    My name is Ngawai and I am in the beginning of my second year as a Provisionally Registered Teacher. I have enjoyed reading your blogs……thanks for the sharing.


  5. Hi Stephanie,

    Just stumbled upon your blog and was wondering if you have attended any edcamps in SG. I would love to go, but am unsure if there are any around.


  6. Hi Stephanie, have just stumbled on to your blog. I can relate to everything you discuss about PYP relating to the NZC and also the usefulness of restorative practice. I to teach in Singapore and loving it. Enjoy your time here.


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  8. Hi Stephanie
    I have just found your blog…brilliant. I’m the coordinator at Mt Pleasant School in Christchurch, NZ…we’re a candidate school.
    Thanks so much.

    Cheers Sue Ashworth

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