Some common points for the teachers who just started or are already really deep into schoolwork and need a moment to slow down and consider what they do automatically. ✔️ Do not touch the students whether they are of the same or different gender. Respect their personal boundaries and do not let them cross your… Read More Teacher’s Etiquette 101
There is no such thing as work experience which was just a waste of time and has not taught something important. All those little bits and pieces come together and form our personality at work, attitudes and decisions taken. This post is going to be pretty personal: I want to outline, first of all for… Read More Work experience never hurts
This year has been a long rough patch which seems to have the sole purpose: teaching me the wisdom of distinguishing between what I can and cannot change. These months there have been too many situations when I was deeply emotionally involved yet could not change anything. When it comes to what I can change,… Read More What’s new?
Step one: Start with yourself Step one has, actually, not much to do with learning or lessons, but it is the most important. Before you want your brain to respond well to the information flow, you need to take care of yourself well = cover the basic needs. You should not go to a class… Read More Being a better student
Homeroom teacher, classroom teacher, whatever you call it, there is always one. What is this role about, what should one pay attention to?… Read More Being a homeroom teacher
This school year has been a very special one, and this is not a compliment. The mess started in spring 2020 when we plunged all the way into a full-scale online program from what seemed to be the iron-bound educational traditions: lessons are done in a classroom, handwritten notes, seeing each other every day, the… Read More Lessons of 2020-2021