General

Week 6: This is it!

The last week of practicum was over before I actually realised it and just like my first practicum, I am sad it is all over. During these six weeks, I feel I have learned so much about teaching, myself, lesson content etcetera. Right now, I feel I am ready to be in front of the classroom. Unfortunately, it will take at least another five months before that will happen most likely.  Continue reading “Week 6: This is it!”

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General

Change the Classroom

How often have you asked yourself in class, what am I going to use this for? Indeed, just like every other student, we are asking ourselves constantly why am I learning this. Who cares if I don’t know how to use Pythagoras when I want to become a writer? Who cares that I don’t know how to spell when we have autocorrect?  Continue reading “Change the Classroom”

Book Review

Review: The BFG

When my tutor told me that The BFG by Roald Dahl is an often read book in Year 7, I was a bit sceptic. I cannot remember reading the book myself, which means that at one point my parents must have read it to me. I thought: ‘How is it possible that high school students still read such a childish book?’ Continue reading “Review: The BFG”