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  • I also remember how you cried when your mum insisted on your becoming a teacher and you wanted to major in interior design. Well, if it makes you feel better, I'll tell you a secret: you will love your job! There are a few more things you should...
  • Spring to me doesn’t mean flowers in bloom, it means conferencing. I’ve been thinking about whether I could generalise the way I watch conference presentations to then come up with a list of things I think are good to keep in mind, which can maybe...
  • Although I’d just accepted that the line was straight from the mouth of the Buddha himself, my teacher, the poet Cid Corman, taught me the truth, and did it with little more than a wave of his hand, a gentle laugh, an ear-to-ear grin, and another...
  • I was 14 and studying at Raffles Girls Secondary School in Singapore. Our English Literature teacher had gone on maternity leave, and Mr Gregory had come to take her place for three months.It was also around this time that the film 'Dead Poets...
  • I wrote down a couple of names but then I realized my teaching persona has been shaped by teachers of other subjects as well. No matter what they teach, their role is crucial because teachers lead students through the arduous journey of learning....
  • AN INFLUENTIAL TEACHER. Nina MK, Ph.D.
  • If reflection is indeed the key to successful learning for teachers, then blogging is one of the most valuable tools available to us.Ten years of blogging
  • What's a PLN? Firstly, PLN stands for personal (or professional) learning network. That’s fine but what is a personal learning network and why would we need one? Well a PLN is a group of people, any people, that can help you to develop and learn. I...
  • They provide us with the opportunity to meet other teachers face to face and benefit from the knowledge of teacher trainers, authors and experienced teachers. Sometimes, this happens through large events that last an entire weekend and sometimes, it...
  • Models of teaching Wallace (1991) explains that professional expertise in language teacher education can be reached through three models  The craft model
  • Over the last few weeks I have been busy delivering training presentations and workshops to help teachers use various free web based tools in their teaching. As part of this training I have developed a number of tasks that teachers can do during the...