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Getting out of a slump: How to keep going when things get rough

As a teacher, or anything really, you have days where you are super productive and you feel like nothing can bring you down. But then you hit a low point, where you're not motivated to do anything and it feels like you will never be motivated again. At this point none of it seems worth… Continue reading Getting out of a slump: How to keep going when things get rough

Educational Psychology, Health, Uncategorized

Parenting styles in opposition

Alrighty. This is something that I need to get out there and off my chest. Sometimes people have different parenting styles and that's okay. Having never been a parent before I don't know what it is actually like, but I have worked with children under 5 long enough to know how to manage behaviour effectively.… Continue reading Parenting styles in opposition

Educational Psychology

Getting to know a student

Starting off the year is difficult, especially when you have students in your class that you are meeting for the first time. For me, I struggle when I have a tutoring student that I have never met, and know nothing about, because tutoring is one on one and establishing a relationship is vital for their… Continue reading Getting to know a student

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The countdown is on…

Counting down the days until not only school goes back, but uni goes back too. Now I am not a teacher yet, but I do have students and I am a student myself so there is a lot of preparation to do. I'm busily planning lessons and collecting resources for the students that I do… Continue reading The countdown is on…

Health

To tea, or not to tea.

That is the question. Of course for me the answer is always tea, but which kind? I am an absolute fiend when it comes to tea. Herbal, milk, powder, leaf, all of the above. I am always sipping on some kind of hot beverage, and if it isn't coffee, you can guarantee it is some… Continue reading To tea, or not to tea.