Give Them Confidence

Sometimes I wish that I could take the confidence I have in myself to do academic work, bottle it up in over a hundred mini capsules and just give it to my learners to drink, mix into their food or even spray it on like a perfume or cologne. That is my greatest challenge in... Continue Reading →

Setting vs Marking The Paper

Not so long ago I was asked which one is more difficult as a teacher setting the test/exam paper or marking it? At that point in time I was not so sure, I was just neutral, thinking "oh well, it is just part of the job." After going through an entire quarter of school, I... Continue Reading →

I could use something sweet

This past week I have been really craving a lot of sweetness. I am a born again sucker for anything sweet to tickle my taste buds and touch my heart. Don't get me wrong, a good salty treat is good for the soul now and again but a girl's got preferences. If you think I... Continue Reading →

Experiencing Burnout

I am about to start the second quarter of my job of being a teacher. How exciting and scary it all is. Exciting because I really enjoy teaching and seeing lightbulbs turn on with each student that I teach. Scary because the second term is short and consists of an exam period that I need... Continue Reading →

Got My Back

I think one of the greatest senses of social security is knowing that someone has got your back. In every, or at least most, situations somebody is actually willing to look out for you, even when you are slightly wrong, however nobody needs to know that in public. I would not have survived the past... Continue Reading →

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