“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 is easy”. Continue reading “Teaching is Easy”

Would You Still Be a Teacher if You Could Do it all Again?

This is the twentieth and last part of my Reflection Series – a self-reflection of my year teaching in the UK.

Knowing what you know now, would you still choose to be a teacher if you could go back in time and make the choice again?

Such a loaded question, with so many implications. The last one should be the hardest, but for me it isn’t. There are many things to consider to answer it properly though. After all I’ve shared on this blog, the answer might surprise you. Continue reading Would You Still Be a Teacher if You Could Do it all Again?

A Big Shout-Out to my Wonderful, Helpful Colleagues from London

This is the seventh part of my Reflection Series – a self-reflection of my year teaching in the UK.

Who amongst your colleagues was the most helpful to you?

This job wouldn’t be possible at all if it weren’t for teachers helping other teachers out. You need good colleagues by your side or you would go insane! In this sense it is difficult to say any one person who was ‘the most’ helpful – they all were in different ways. I realised in writing this post that being ‘helpful’ to me really means what they taught me – about myself and about being a teacher.  Continue reading A Big Shout-Out to my Wonderful, Helpful Colleagues from London