Reflection is a significant part of the teaching cycle and it’s important to seek feedback and advice to self-evaluate for self-improvement.

The reflective teaching page is where you will find support and ideas from the teaching community.

I also share some of my reflections of my teaching journey so far.

“Remember, the perfect teacher does not exist, but we all can become better teachers. Continual improvement of our teaching skills is the essence of professionalism in our field” (Good & Brophy, 1991).

5 Things You Need To Know To Be An Exceptional Teacher

5 Things You Need To Know To Be An Exceptional Teacher

Exceptional teachers bring passion for their subject and a love of learning to their classroom. They want to make a difference in their student’s lives. They connect with their students. And they know a few key things too. Don’t worry, exceptional teachers don’t always start that way. They start out good and keep learning and…

Teacher To Teacher: Things You Need To Know As A New Teacher

Teacher To Teacher: Things You Need To Know As A New Teacher

There are things you don’t learn in uni about being a teacher. Some of the things you need to learn are putting theory into practice in the real world of your classroom, but some of them are simply little things that help you survive—and thrive—as a teacher that nobody thinks to tell you. Today, I’ve…

A Note Of Encouragement To New Teachers

A Note Of Encouragement To New Teachers

Dear New Teacher, How is it going? So many of us enter our classrooms for the first time with excitement and energy and ideas about what we will do . . . and a little bit of anxiety. What if I don’t know the answer? What if I can’t manage my students? What if I…

How To Bring Self-Care Into The Classroom

How To Bring Self-Care Into The Classroom

We’ve been talking about the importance of teacher self-care for a while now. We know that it’s important to take time for ourselves and to do simple acts like drinking enough water, getting enough sleep, and taking deep breaths when stressed. I try to practice these things regularly, though I admit to needing reminders from time…

How To Survive Your First Year Of Teaching

How To Survive Your First Year Of Teaching

I cried every day for 3 months during my first year of teaching. I was incredibly unprepared for how difficult and demoralizing being a teacher could be. But I survived—even thrived eventually—and want to help other new teachers get through. I was so excited for my first classroom—setting up my room and planning lessons. I…

What Do You Do With Your Teacher Time Off?

What Do You Do With Your Teacher Time Off?

When summer rolls around or term break, I am always ready for a break. How about you? The question is how you will spend your break. Hopefully, you’ll do something that you enjoy, something that helps you come back energized and refreshed. What are you going to do with your teacher time off? Do you…