As I did receive an email yesterday, stating that we are not allowed to share any information on the school or students of our practicum location, I have decided to delete all my previous blogs on my practicum. Now, just because I am not allowed to mention any students, does not mean I cannot reflect on my own learning. Continue reading “Day 20&21: The Peak Is Over”
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”
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”
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.
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?”