Tag: teaching

it takes a village

Tales from the Village

It takes a village to raise a child. So, here are some tales from the village. The one which raised me and the one I was part of as a teacher.
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life

Try a Little Kindness

In these crazy, chaotic, angry times we all need a little kindness.
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life

When Old Teachers Meet Old Students.

Do me a favour, if you're in the mall or the grocery store and you see an old teacher, please go and say hello. You'll make their day. And maybe even your own.
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Christian Hull

On Being a Teacher

I have many fond memories of being a teacher. Of student achievements, and graduation ceremonies. But my favourite moments are not those.
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A Thousand Splendid Suns

Haunting Books

A few years ago I was privileged to head up the English department in a brand spanking new school that was just opening. What an exciting, exhilarating, and exhausting time that was. The English teachers (including moi) worked really hard as a team to build ...
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being retired

The Joys of being Sick

Teaching is one of those jobs where it's complicated to be sick. And if you are sick, it's so hard to take a sick day.
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