6am wake up – or earlier. 7-7:30am arrival at school. Prep resources, computer, etc for the day. Be with the kids pretty much all day. Maybe skip lunch. Be with the kids again. Stay back and clean up all the resources dumped on the table. Leave work at 5pm.
Stop shouting so much Don’t take Dojo’s away because they earned them Follow through with behaviour management properly
It was true when they told me I wouldn’t get through a post-a-day whilst teaching… not the most hopeful or encouraging thing to hear, but a blunt sort of piercing truth. There was no way I could jot down my ‘night before the first day of teaching’ experience because I had more urgent matters to … More It was True
Preface: First of all, I’d like to say thank you to the people who read and appreciate my posts. Although I don’t write for a specific audience, it’s nice to know that people are coming and going and that my amateur writing is actually being shared with others. Now, on with today’s 300 words which … More I Made Her Pay
Your piggy bank that camouflaged seamlessly into your room suddenly becomes noticeable, and you take out all the coins and count how much you have in your life savings… ***Disclaimer*** I know people are really sensitive about sharing how much money they have, and some people don’t like to admit that they are low on … More You Know You’re Broke When…
Feelings are such a strange thing. We can’t order them to stay or go away. Feelings make us aware about ourselves, and help us to realise what we like and don’t like. Feelings greatly influence our decision making processes whether we like it or not. We can’t escape from them. We’re wired with feelings- it’s … More 24 and Over Mind Games
I don’t know what to write about today. But I can talk about how I’m feeling. The weather here has been extremely hot these days. I don’t remember a summer ever being like this here. 37 degree consecutive days make you want to leave the house. Sometimes the heat doesn’t subside till the morning, but … More No Title