Are We Supposed To Be Teachers or Surrogate Parents?

So many times in the media we see teachers and schools being dragged through the mud for getting something 'wrong'. Half the time I look at those 'wrong' things, and wonder why the school is concerned with it in the first place. We see all the time teachers in the bad books for not teaching … Continue reading Are We Supposed To Be Teachers or Surrogate Parents?

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Why Some Kids Just Need Kindness

I write this article tonight emotional, tired, and sick at heart. I have witnessed a somewhat violent domestic incident, and I just kept thinking about the young children in the house. Not all students come to school the same Tonight is a school night, one where many children are already asleep or are busy preparing … Continue reading Why Some Kids Just Need Kindness

“Teaching is Easy”

By Mr Nero I write this today with every teacher in mind, but with the evidence of my own experiences and research. As a relatively new teacher I speak of my experience but also the shared viewpoints of the many staff I have spent time with. Today I would like to examine the statement "teaching … Continue reading “Teaching is Easy”