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May 25, 2020

As a university student, I had trouble staying mentally well, primarily due to the pressure I put on myself to succeed academically. (Answering the what-do-I-want-to-do-with-my-life? question was also a massive source of stress.)

Now that I am a teacher, I find myself wanting to use my experiences to help students...

May 18, 2020

In this episode, I talk about returning to school and teaching face-to-face again. School life definitely isn't back to normal (whatever that even is), but some aspects of it are starting to resurface.

A philosophical delve into the current set up ensues. It's not all bad, in my opinion. I'm getting more time to focus...

May 11, 2020

Paperwork. I'm doing hours of the stuff.

I wouldn't describe teacher accreditation as my favourite thing of all time, but it has its value, and in this episode I talk about navigating the process. I discuss what helps, and what hurts.

Also included are some random digressions into gardens and cats. For these are big...

May 6, 2020

When we're stretched thin at work, it can be hard to find time to do what we need to do to stay sane.

But it's so important to find that time.

In this episode, I answer a listener question about managing the daily demands on our time, as educators. How do we manage the extra demands on our time that come from students...

May 4, 2020

The whole working from home thing continues. Thankfully, so does the podcast. 

What's new? Not much. This week, I'm talking about isolation (#iso) and what it's like for teachers. I talk about the things I miss, and the things I don't miss. Because even though this set up isn't ideal, there is a silver...