Reflection, Research

When Life is More Important than School

Everyone is dealing with stress. Stressed to be in time. Work stress. Family pressure. Even peer pressure can increase your stress level. Whenever I suffer from stress, I just drive myself to push further, focus deeper and achieve my goals no matter what. But what if matters suddenly matter more than my goals? Continue reading “When Life is More Important than School”

Book Review

Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

My problem with series, in general, is that once I have started I need to know how it finishes. As a kid, I waited for years until I could finish the Harry Potter series. Now, that I had to reread the first book for my English Curriculum unit, I cannot stop myself from reading all the others too.  Continue reading “Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”

General

Practice What You Preach

Since the start of March, I have been taught several things. We looked into child development, learning styles, behaviour management, student engagement and many other more subject specific things. I can tell you the eight weeks of theory are over, from next week onwards it is time to practice what our lecturers, professors and tutors have been preaching.

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Book Review

Review: Nerve

In the past decade, I often started to read books after I saw a movie or movie trailer. This was also the case with Nerve. Ever since I saw the movie trailer – starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco, I wanted to watch the movie and read the book. Despite my tries to find the movie on Netflix, I had no other option than to buy the book and read it first. Continue reading “Review: Nerve”

General

Where am I going?

The biggest question when you are doing a study in education is where will my professional practicum be. At UWA, our professional practicum office always tries to place you somewhere close to where you live. So before the placements were made public I did some research on the secondary schools in my surroundings. I did come to the conclusion that it is either going to be the only one school very close to me, or I end up on the other side of Perth.  Continue reading “Where am I going?”