Thomas Edison once gave away his secret for innovation when he said to his staff, “There’s a way to do it better. Find it.”


I love this quote because it promotes fearless curiosity, fierce practicality and an untamed imagination - qualities that I aim to foster as the...

Every classroom I have taught in has been a hub of energy. The children may look very young but I have been surprised at how established their personalities are already. After half an hour in the classroom I believe you could spot the introverts from the extroverts, th...

February 8, 2016

It's my first year teaching kindergarten at The Harbour School. Last August, as I stepped into my new classroom with all the nervous excitement of any first year teacher, I was as ready as I would ever be for the challenge. I spent the summer organising, preparing and...

Do negative thoughts cross your mind when you hear the word 'homework' ?


When we were writing this blog, seeing these images and captions made us laugh. It seemed ironic to us that we share similar stressful sentiments about doing homework. Yet as teachers, we still as...

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