My first blog

I am a second year French and English teacher. I love teaching! I have wanted to be a teacher since I was at school and am very passionate about education. My personal and professional mentor inspired me to start my own blog, after she felt re-invigorated through her own blogging process. As the madness of my first year of teaching has passed, I now have a bit of time to reflect on my own practice. I intend to re-read research articles gathered from my Teaching Diploma with fresh eyes and a bit of experience behind me, and without the time pressure of writing assignments! I loved my time during my Teaching Diploma and learnt a lot, but now feel that I can revisit some of the theories and ideas and put my own spin on them. I think that it is only through experience and continual professional development and self-evaluation that you can truly become, as Hattie describes, an ‘expert’ teacher! So here goes…


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