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And what a week it was…

WELCOME BACK EVERYONE! 10 days in – and wow – what a 10 days it has been! Full of life, excitement, and some jaded attitudes, the school year is already off with a bang.  I expected September to be a little slower – you know, students and teachers getting back into the swing of things,… Continue reading And what a week it was…

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Mindfulness & Getting It Together…

I think I have finally found my niche. As of late, as I watch many people I know move on to successful contracts in various divisions around the province – and that’s gotten me feeling a little down.  So, to better use my time and continue to strengthen my skills, I jumped on board learning… Continue reading Mindfulness & Getting It Together…

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It’s all about perspective…

Until next class,

Classroom · wellness

Mindfulness Hid Me Away…

I’ve been missing in action. I have spent a lot of time with myself this past few months. Leading up to July I neglected myself and my interests for the sake of getting ahead and not missing out on opportunities.  I pushed myself away from my family, my friends and my own beliefs to jump… Continue reading Mindfulness Hid Me Away…

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Year end giggles & groans…

Although it only lasted a month, I managed to get my feet wet in a wide variety of school’s around and within the city.  Knowing the school year was fast approaching, I tried to step foot in as many different school’s in the two districts as I could – so I knew what to expect… Continue reading Year end giggles & groans…

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Remember your teaching roots…

‘Let’s celebrate teachers who quietly get on with the job, rather than the perceived wisdom of education gurus’ Claire Narayanan 20th June 2017 It is easy to get caught up in the hype around people who write about education, but we shouldn’t forget to celebrate those at the chalkface, says one assistant head When I… Continue reading Remember your teaching roots…

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The Ideal Teacher…

As I sit here, enjoying a coffee in my local hangout – enjoying the beautiful weather on this early May day, I am offered an opportunity to reflect on the journey that has gotten me here.  Next week I will receive my certification.  I will be a teacher.  Crazy right? While organizing notes, going through… Continue reading The Ideal Teacher…