We are not perfect! We are not all perfect right? So why is it we only ever see posts on social media of how awesome people are. You know the kind of thing; perfect classrooms, smiling faces of teachers eager to get into the classroom…..people who on the surface seem to have everything together. I … Read moreConfessions of a Tired Teacher. September 2018.
Running for Beginners. My Wife’s Inspirational Story. This is my wife’s story (yes that’s her in the picture). I run because of her, she is my inspiration to run (I mean inspiration in the traditional sense and in that she kicks my arse if I’m being a lazy bugger). I asked her to write this … Read moreRunning for Beginners. My Wife’s Inspirational Story.
How to Find a Work Life Balance in Teaching. Finding a work life balance is really hard in a career that can totally take over every waking (and some sleeping) moment of your life. It’s not unusual for me to be marking/grading papers or planning schemes of work well into the night. I’m not the … Read moreHow to Find a Work Life Balance in Teaching.
The Teachers Guide to Mental Health. Introduction by TeacherOfSci. This post was written for me by my blogger friend Danielle at mybloomingbrain.com. She tackles head on the problem of not looking after your mental health and gives some tips to help you maintain yours. I’ll catch you at the end of the post to give … Read moreThe Teachers Guide to Mental Health.
What to do in the Summer. The Teacher Balancing Act. Development and Planning Vs. Recharge. So your summer vacation/holiday is started or if you are in the UK it’s 2 weeks away! But now teachers are wondering what to do in the summer. Should you just relax and recharge? Should you catch up on development … Read moreWhat to do in the Summer. The Teacher Balancing Act.