Great fictional teachers

One of the classroom exercises I from my first week of classes was to identify a teacher from my real life who left an impression on me. Maybe it's just me (oh man I really hope it's not just me), but some of what inspired me to become a teacher comes straight from fiction. So... Continue Reading →

Teaching – Do it for your country

President Obama's State of the Union speech had a big focus on education including a new policy called 'Race to the Top' replacing the ideology of the No Child Left Behind Act. However I know very little about American education to make any particularly informed comment so instead I leave you with this quote: "To... Continue Reading →

A long road into teaching…

Kia Ora Kotou, As this is my first post on my new blog, I thought I would tell the story of how I ended up training to be a teacher. And the most obvious question that springs to mind is why haven't I got my teaching qualification already? The answer to that question is that... Continue Reading →

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