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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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Inviting School Success — a Review

Inviting School Success Wm. W Purkey ISBN 13: 9780534028916 Publisher: Wadsworth Pub Co, 1984 Inviting School Success by William Purkey, a Professor of Counselling and Development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, provides teachers and administrators with a way of … 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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