Writing is hard. It’s a skill that takes time and practice. In school, you’ll have your fair share of writing assignments that might feel more like a chore, but they don’t have to be if you dedicate time to plan and organize your thoughts. Below are some tips to help you feel more at ease … Continue reading The Zen of Writing
5 Myths about Learning and Teaching
Numerous myths surrounding education continue to emerge over the years. Myths like “teachers only take up teaching for the summer holidays” or “more homework means higher grades” are all too easy to believe; however, these myths, and many others, might be based on opinions that aren’t true. Today, we will touch upon five myths about learning and teaching that many might … Continue reading 5 Myths about Learning and Teaching
Q&A with Founder, Charmaine, and English Tutor, Bridgette: How Do You Keep Your Passion Alive?
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?
7 Tips for New Teachers
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
Ways to Connect and Build Strong Relationships with Students
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
5 Ways to Relax and Recharge Over Summer Break
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