Monday, 4 May 2020
What causes gains in student learning? When a policy change or intervention yields better student learning outcomes, this is cause for celebration. But if we want those learning gains to become a reality for other children in other contexts, we need to go beyond celebration toward analysing what exactly the intervention achieved—such as whether the learning gains were accompanied by undesirable...
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Being a non-permanent teacher is not easy, especially when burdened with heavy workload, high standard of professionalism, and time-consuming administrative tasks. Such circumstances often lead to a heavy heart, bring out the urge to quit and switch to other professions that offer better welfare.
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
I've been through a lot for the past three years as a teacher. As a beginning teacher who still lacks experience, I am often underestimated or belittled by others, including the students' parents who are mostly older than me. So, how do I deal with this?
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Since I started this profession, I always try to bond with the students. I play, joke, rest, and pray together with them until we form a deep bond. Such approach makes it easier for the student to understand the lessons I teach them.