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

Waste Free Teaching

Is it possible? Can we actually not use 3 million trees a day? Well 3 million is an exaggeration but you understand what I mean. Teaching is not exactly the most environmentally friendly profession. Going waste free as an individual is difficult, but as a teacher it seems impossible as you also have to account… Continue reading Waste Free Teaching

Educational Psychology

Why do small children talk nonsense?

Someone with children shed some light, please. Also if you have funny stories please share. I work in a creche and often have to nod politely in response to the ramblings of children who have not yet grasped English or...any language for that matter. But it really makes me wonder, what goes through their heads?… Continue reading Why do small children talk nonsense?