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10 Ways Schools are Making Children Stupid and Depressed — My Thoughts

Recently, I read 10 Ways Schools are Making Children Stupid and Depressed which was shared by a friend on Facebook.  As I read many things came up for me – memories from my own school days and from my career … Continue reading

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Memories of Students Past

Like all teachers, I have memories of so many things that happened over the course of my career: memories of colleagues and students, of extra curricular events – band concerts and competitions and trips and coaching, of lessons which worked … Continue reading

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On Choosing to Become a Teacher — my thoughts on getting hired

As I read Sachin Maharaj’s op ed piece: “We are wasting our young teaching talent”, I reflected on how times have changed since I became a teacher. When I completed my teacher training programme, there were only 3 universities in … Continue reading

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