Category: Non fiction

The things students say and a teacher’s response

Okay so technically this is not a story, but it’s the end of the school year in Australia and I’m end of year tired.  Thus things students say and how I would like to respond. Things students say and how this teacher responds  

What about the teachers?

I work with and have worked with some of the most amazing people I have ever met as a teacher.  I love the dedication and passion they have for their jobs and I admire the ones who have a good work life balance as…

First days of teaching

This is a reflection of some of the stupid things I did as an innocent teacher who had no idea about the backgrounds of the students I was about to teach.  I learnt so much, mostly about how amazingly lucky I was.    Enjoy…

The Students no one talks about

After teaching for 10 years and an absolutely draining day of teaching for more reasons than I can count, I reflected on the more negative stories of my teaching career.  It is highly unfortnate that none of these “What about…” can be nailed done…