I recently wrote a guest blog post on Mr. Hill's Musings about how to overcome the challenges of living in a hardship post from the perspective of an international teacher. Please check it out! Article: Balancing work and play in the sands of Sudan I've recently been intrigued by the concept of guest blogging. It allows … Continue reading Guest post: Balancing work and play in the sands of Sudan
Warning: This post is going to be about reading, and it is going to encourage you to read. You may need to go grab your spectacles. While mindlessly scrolling through my Twitter feed, I recently saw this infographic by @grantdraws: https://twitter.com/ImpactWales/status/878519866214502400 It not only had a great Quentin Blake-like look and style (compare it to … Continue reading Do Teachers Have to Be Readers?
Lilly Hasenkopf is a student teacher of elementary education at the University of Alabama. We recently sat down and talked about her thoughts and feelings about the profession as part of the series Why Would Anyone Want to Become a Teacher? here on educationrickshaw.com Hi Lilly! Thanks for letting me interview you. Let's start by … Continue reading Why Would Anyone Want to Become a Teacher – My Interview with a Student Teacher
For the first time in my career I feel like I am not a novice teacher. It's a bizarre experience realize for the first time that you're neither the youngest, nor the least experienced teacher in your school. As I reevaluate what I wish to achieve moving forward with this profession, I feel it is … Continue reading Why would anyone want to become a teacher?