One moment, I was filled with gratitude receiving gifts from my students. The next moment I was reduced to silent tears. ‘ Sorry, I cannot find any of your documents….’ X broke the nightmare news to me. NONE of my work had been saved in my computer. Happy Teacher’s Day! That day, I went home… Read More A Loss Nothing Compared To The Gains this Sept
As I hopped onto this Blog train by Owl’s Well, one of her interesting idea was to Get your husband to write about ways that you try to support him. Have you wondered what your hubby thinks of your role as a mum to your kids? I was inquisitive. So I took the opportunity to… Read More Mums make it Work: Hubs and My Views
After understanding this Growth vs Fixed Mindset from my previous post, I started my classes by introducing this concept TO the pupils with age appropriate materials. This is suitable for high readiness learners (7-8 yo) and target group of 9-10 yo low-high readiness learners (my current class size is 35-40 pupils). The post will take… Read More HeArt of Growth Mindset 1: I Can Learn Anything!
As I researched on this Growth Mindset theory on my own, it intrigued me so much that I decided to implement this in my Art Classes for this particularly unmotivated and filled with low self- esteem class. For half a year, this class posed a major distress to majority of teachers from all subjects. The… Read More The heArt of Growth Mindset Series
“As women, our emotions run high and deep, far and wide, and they are never more stretched and tested than in situations regarding our children. Thank God for your womanly wiring – it’s a gift he’s entrusted to you. And allow your most sensitive days to dig sparkling wells in your soul.” (Caron Loveless) … Read More To the Weary Hearted Mum
After my post on replacing Fear to Faith in Missing Out, the atmosphere at home visibly changed. In this exams period, exercising faith in God helped me shift my focus away from the pressures of my kids’ performances. It helped greatly that my hubby is extra supportive. Instead, I paid patient attention to the processes… Read More Smile! It’s the Exams! Great Time to Grow and Glow!
These few weeks, I have spent significant time reviewing on TLE on the growth mindset. It was not just a review churned out to fulfil a blogger’s obligation. It was a learning point in my life at this stage as a parent and a teacher. These days I have been wondering exactly how ‘much’ or… Read More Have Faith in Missing Out?