International exchanges are not uncommon, but almost every person I know that has done one has been between Australia and Canada. I suspect there's a comfort level with language and somewhat similar colonial history that makes this a common exchange.Reading blogs of teachers who wrote while on exchange illustrates just how amazing and powerful these experiences can be. Each talks of being professional challenged and reinvigorated as well as personally excited and refreshed.I'm hoping to…See More
The X files hold the key; the truth is out there, especially when it comes to discovering your own strengths.Identify your strengths; it’s that what everybody needs to be able to do these days? It’s all over LinkedIn, in articles, self-help books and every leadership course you’ll ever go on. It’ll help you to “Screw Work Let’s Play” or “Find your Niche in 60 minutes or less“ or “Go Put your Strengths to Work”. We’ve all seen those types of articles, been given the task and tried to do it.And…See More
"I still believe there should be some homework, but very minimal...only the necessary homework. I also think if we are going to give homework at all, we should not punish children for coming into school the next day without their homework finished.…"