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End of the day

End of the day

A teacher’s desk at the end of the day. Books, pencils, scissors, laptop, cables, and a humongous toolbox. The end of a two week teaching cycle. TGIF.

Sootie speaks his mind

Sootie speaks his mind

I shared a photograph of my cat Sootie reclining alongside me on the sofa today and Colin Gallagher tweeted that he looked like quite a character. Well, here he is.

Song Dong Exhibit

Song Dong Exhibit

Exploring the Waste Not exhibition by artist Song Dong at Carriageworks provided an intimate and very real insight into the lives of post-war Chinese people.

Full throttle writing

Full throttle writing

Full throttle writing and high speed engagement can be a good start to any lesson. Settling students at the beginning of a lesson can be a challenge. Organisation is the key

Rainbow Lorikeets

Rainbow Lorikeets

There were a few Rainbow Lorikeets in our garden this afternoon. I was photographing the sky at the time & managed to take two photographs of the birds as well.

Teach past, teach future

Teach past, teach future

We need a new subject. It’s focus should be on the future. Not sure what to name the subject. But we need it. Maths, English, Music, History, Art, Science, Geography, and… Life.