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

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.

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?