Summer break has come and gone, and the beginning of a new school year is upon us. Some teachers have spent some of their summer break preparing for the new year of learning. You might be wondering: why would they do that? Well, it’s because teaching is their passion. Teachers chose their career for many … Continue reading Q&A with Founder, Charmaine, and English Tutor, Bridgette: How Do You Keep Your Passion Alive?
Being a new teacher can be both overwhelming and exciting. You’re navigating a new environment of teaching and managing a classroom whilst finding ways to connect with your peers. One thing to keep in mind as you embark on this new journey is that your day-to-day in the classroom will differ, because each day will … Continue reading 7 Tips for New Teachers
When I started teaching, I was 24 years old. I was young and inexperienced when I moved to Spain to start my teaching career. Many of my students in their junior and senior years of high school thought of me as their friend or sister. They didn’t understand how I could be their teacher. It … Continue reading Ways to Connect and Build Strong Relationships with Students
Summertime is here and there is no better time to relax and have fun with family and friends. With the difficult year and a half we’ve been having, summer is the much-needed vacation we all need. Additionally, with restrictions easing up here in Ontario, it’s the perfect time to explore and do the things we … Continue reading 5 Ways to Relax and Recharge Over Summer Break
With an abundance of technology surrounding us, online learning has become the norm for students, especially for those in higher education. Now as we reflect on events that followed March 2020, when the world was forced to go virtual, it was inevitable that everyone would have to adapt. Businesses and schools had to find ways … Continue reading Our Reflections on Online Learning
As many Canadians know, June is National Indigenous History Month – a month when we recognize and commemorate the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada. In light of recent events, Charmaine and I want to raise awareness about Indigenous culture through age-appropriate books about First Nations … Continue reading Books to Read for National Indigenous History Month and the Rest of the Year