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P r o p h e c y for P o e t s

P r o p h e c y for P o e t s

A poet’s competition is silence
A poet’s competition is extinction
For they are the voice of the living… 110 more words


Sage advice from a friend at work...

For purposes of anonymity, let’s call this friend Tom.  One day in teacher land, I was complaining about slogging my way through a book I didn’t like.   680 more words


The Field School - Bathed in Natural Light


Jonathan Levi of JLA Architects called me up last October and asked if I could make it out to Boston to capture the new Field School in Weston, Massachusetts while the trees were still full in their fall color. 260 more words


Stress management for teachers in vocational education and training sector

STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR TEACHERS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING SECTOR,  Gloria, Ching Wah Chan Teaching and Learning Centre of the VTC, 2000, http://bit.ly/1HIuT3y

If stress are ‘bottled up’ for long periods, there are risks of psychosomatic symptoms such as headaches, stomach upsets, nervousness, sleep disturbances, depression, fatigue, high blood pressure and skin disorders as reported by many stressed teachers (Cole and Walker, 1989; Travers and Coopers, 1990).

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Vocational Education And Training

Special in Every Way

It was in my daughter’s 1st grade school year that we were thrust into the world of Special Education services. IEP, IDEA, LRE, OHI, and LEA are just a few of the acronyms that were introduced to our vocabulary that year. 491 more words


How to help your child gain confidence

Even children who seem confident in certain parts of their life can lack confidence in other areas. It is not unusual for a child who is very confident at home can feel overwhelmed at school and a child who is confident amongst friends can become very shy with those they don’t know. 517 more words