Monthly Archives: September 2011

Teacher transformed through reflective practice

I have a confession to make. Before I started pursuing this Masters of Adult Education degree in July, I scoffed at the idea of pursuing post-graduate certification. Many of my colleagues suggested I could better position myself for a full-time … Continue reading

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Mountain biking as a metaphor for life

Just like life, there are ups and downs in mountain biking Going downhill is easy and fast and fun But it’s only the exhausting uphill grind that makes the descent so gratifying. Just like life, there are bumps in the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses

It’s that time again. I’m back on the hamster wheel burning up the last few precious days of the summer holidays preparing for classes. It’s a frantic time when teachers suddenly realize that they aren’t as prepared for school as … Continue reading

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