No one could have prepared me for term two – actually I take that back. Many people saw my term one and warned me – warned me for what was to come and my impending doom if I failed to learn the word ‘no’. ‘Teaching attracts all sorts of human beings for many different reasons…’… Read More ‘Yes!! – I can do that…and that…and that…’
Teaching is a demanding job – who knew! Ask any teacher and they will (most likely) tell you that it is an endurance race from day one of term until the last day of the last week. Of course, teaching is a vocation. We don’t chose the profession unless there is a draw card. For… Read More Teacher Musings 1
Sometimes life gets away from us all. Whilst sitting at my desk at school (yes I’m a real teacher now with a real desk) we forget the little things that once made us happy. Of course, I’m talking about my blog and my evident inability to continue to make consistent and meaningful posts. Since… Read More On and on we go… but who knows where?
Let it go, Let it out, Let it all unravel, Let it free and it can be A path on which to travel. Music educators and their journey towards becoming a model that is both sound and inspiring seems to be a never ending saga. Each year a large number of dedicated individuals come together to… Read More Summer 2016: Let the Rainbow Shine
2015 did not disappoint! I saw in the new year in Berlin just after having spent a few hours at a hospital only to be told I had pulled a muscle in my leg. I completed my Griffith Education Summer Schools and partook in my fifth Kodaly Summer School in Brisbane. I completed another six… Read More 2015
Somedays your day just is a drag. Somedays you feel taken for granted. Somedays you feel like you have fallen so far in your aims and you find yourself looking down the barrel of the gun. Everyday you know that life goes on and you do not have to be completely sure of how tomorrow will be. Discussing your first world… Read More Everything is Temporary [for now]
For three long days I have sat on this blog post, constantly rewording and thinking over and over the validity of my opinion. With music blasting from my set up, I’ve taken ample breaks to attempt to memorise my materials for my Kodaly Summer School materials test in less than a month. ————————————————————- The idea… Read More The Complexity of Teacher Identity: Who am I?