Don’t get me wrong. I am far from perfect. But I am perfect in my imperfections! What I have gained from this life of ups and downs is far better than what I would have had if I’d led a smooth, consistent, predictable life. I was always meant to be a teacher, but now I know that I needed to develop my compassion, my understanding, my tolerance and my strength so that I could be what I wanted my students to see. I do my very best to withhold judgement and blame, because there, but by the grace of God, go I.
So, if you want to change the world with me, you’ll need to make sure you’re in tip top condition. After a week camping without internet reception, sitting in my hammock by the creek with a book in my hand, I’ve found my equilibrium, and I’m ready to take on 2020. Most teachers are alreadyContinue reading “Time to put on your oxygen mask.”
#bethechange #teachersleadtheway #fixthefuture As I have already mentioned earlier, in order to fix the problems in our world, we need a global shift in consciousness. We need to be motivated by something other than money. Now, I use the term “we” very loosely, because I know that teachers generally are not guided by money –Continue reading “First, the planet…”
Do you ever feel a sense of hopelessness in this job? It can eat away at you – neglect, abuse, learning difficulties, undiagnosed disabilities, underfunded resources, colleagues working in isolation and often against one another, pressures from above, pressures from below, changing technologies, governmental policies and expectations that are at odds with education mission statements…andContinue reading “It’s up to us, teachers!”