Remember when you were a kid and one time you saw a teacher on the weekend and it just shattered your brain? It was like seeing an alien in the wild or a penguin escaped from the zoo and for a brief moment you would panic and think "OH GOD THEY'VE COME TO GIVE ME … Continue reading Don’t teachers sleep at school?
Everyone has bad days at work, it's an inevitable fact that one day you will roll out on the wrong side of bed or that today is the day a customer comes in with a poker up their arse. And everyone deals with these days differently, maybe you're the poker face who gets on with … Continue reading Teaching with depression
Hello hello! We're back again with me talking to myself and anyone else who like me is nosy about reading the lives of others. For me it's a lot, I'm an introvert yet on a psychological level people intrigue me. Hence why I almost became a psychologist but decided doing it for curiosity is probably … Continue reading Blog changes
Absolutely nothing to do with work but I hope this cake makes you as happy as the E numbers made me hyper! So a couple of months ago I was rambling about the wonders of freelance writing, people seemed to like it so I thought I'd give a mini update (see self-motivation), maybe people just … Continue reading The teacher becomes the student becomes the teacher
The biggest Pro point for most teachers is the summer holiday, but sometimes that does not happen. Welcome to freelancing where holidays are no guarantee. I read the above part back and it sounds like a really bad movie description so apologies. I'm currently talking to some teaching friends and while I'm still plodding through … Continue reading Being a teacher in the summer holidays
If you get a prelim contract you get a gadget, I'm a sucker for gadgets Now the more astute amongst you will be checking that grammar like a fiend, and you may have even googled it, maybe you have heard of it. That it is Acttiv and if you have ever been on holiday you … Continue reading Lets get Acttiv
Phew, my first grown up graduated job, I have officially been called an English (as a foreign language) teacher for six whole months. Go me! Woop Woop! It's been a six months of many realisations, the primary being still don't like and never intend to have children of my own. Ironic right, teacher who dislikes … Continue reading 6 months later- Teaching English