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Four Signs You’ve Had a Successful Year as a Teacher of ELLs

Most any teacher will tell you: June stinks.  Our classrooms are hot, our students are antsy, and there are far too many meetings about this year’s data and next year’s initiatives.   704 more words

A pretty amazing year...

With only a day and a half left I have been reflecting quite a bit lately and have to admit that this year was probably one of my most enjoyable in the past 16 years in the Education Game. 561 more words


Catching up.

Hi All,

So, as most of you will know, the last few months have been extraordinarily and insanely crazy. I’ve had a boatload of final exams and assessments, prom, International Family Day, finishing grade 11, and finally coming home for 6 weeks. 822 more words

Life Of Laura


I am extremely proud to announce the publication of the online catalogue ‘OWN THE LIGHT’ – students from the National Diploma in Photography at Kensington and Chelsea College show the work they have made this year. 204 more words


End of Year Student Gifts: Memory Books

It’s no secret that I care deeply about each of my students, making the end of the year a very difficult process. I don’t like saying goodbye, and this year, my heart was especially heavy because I was also leaving the community and moving 3 hours away! 131 more words


Live Like You Were Dying

This blog is a departure for me. I usually write about education related topics. Today I’m contemplating life. I recently found out that a friend from college days suddenly, unexpectedly passed away. 290 more words

That Bittersweet Time of Year

It’s a strange juxtaposition of feelings, when you’re a teacher. This is my empty classroom (all the desks have been moved downstairs to the gym for testing purposes). 295 more words