Teach kids to be kind towards animals!

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Summer is here. School’s over. Time to indulge in some fun and games!  As teaching community lets their hair down and parents gear up to keep their kids engaged, summer learning for kids is one area both teachers and parents are keen on.

While parents are nudging their children to summer classes, I personally appeal to each one of them to teach their kids about kindness and compassion towards animals.  Continue reading “Teach kids to be kind towards animals!”

Teacher? Play Worker? Educator? What’s in a Name? — Right from the Start

Many years ago, straight from college and failing to find a teaching opportunity in my locality, I accepted a job leading a play scheme. This was a new concept at the time, the first after-school and holiday club in my town. I learned a lot. I learned that play doesn’t need to have an end […]

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Parenting 101: School’s Out Tips On Learning and Fun During The Summer Months — mochasunshine27

It’s that time again. Another school year has come and gone. This school year could have been challenging to some and other’s not so much. To be honest with you teachers are so excited that the school year is over and so are your children. So as parents the next question is what […]

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How Teachers Can Take Charge of their Professional Development — Heart of a Teacher

Isolation in the classroom is a serious feeling that many teachers suffer. I was definitely one of them. I felt very isolated when I started teaching and could not relate to most of my colleagues. There was very little time for colleagues to meet in person and a lack of PD opportunities. Many of them […]

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