Standard 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning

New Year, New Challenges

With the new school year around the corner, it is time to get ready and I am excited. Not only have I graduated in the last year, but also obtained a job as a Graduate Teacher for English. A job which carries a lot of responsibilities and that sometimes scares the hell out of me.  Continue reading “New Year, New Challenges”

1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities, 1.6. Strategies to support full participation of students with disability, 2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area, 2.5 Literacy and numeracy strategies, 3.2 Plan, structure and sequence learning programs, 3.4 Select and use resources, Book Review

Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

As a kid, I have devoured the Harry Potter books. Not only have I read them all in English, but also in my mother tongue, Dutch. Ever since my year 5 teacher read Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets to us, I was a fan. I can see myself using the Harry Potter books in my classroom for many reasons and in different year groups.  Continue reading “Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”