Ever had a lesson that was so boring that it was hard to forget it?? You probably have! Yet how much from that lesson do you remember and understand? What tends to usually happen is that we don’t remember the content or concepts because we are dying inside from the excruciating pain – just simply…

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Influencers Matter Do not fall prey to negative influences. There’s a “Mrs. WarnYa” on every faculty. Be nice to her, but don’t engage in any negative conversations with her. Resist the temptation to gripe or gossip at all costs. Read below for our tip of the week on how “Good Questions Matter” –Follow us on #EMGtipoftheweek #EMG for…

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When looking at learning, it should be a lifelong process. Learning should never be something that stops. It is also far more effective when the meaning behind the learning lasts for a long time and impacts the students lives. Education should be the foundation of where our youth then spring into the adult world, impacting…

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Education is key when lessons planned are not just for absorbing information, but being able to apply it and have real connection with it. When students are able to deconstruct and reconstruct their learning in meaningful ways, they are then able to gain insight to how the world works. As teachers and educators, it’s important…

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Good Questions Matter   Don’t be afraid to ask questions for fear of appearing incompetent. One of the strengths of competent professionals is that they are continually questioning. When you don’t know-and you often won’t-ask! Read below for our tip of the week on how “Good Questions Matter” –Follow us on #EMGtipoftheweek #EMG for weekly tips.

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Respect seems like a really basic requirement of schools. Teacher’s often talk about respecting other students and property. But how much is this modelled as well? Are your actions matching your words? Have you every apologised to a student or is that considered beneath you? What I found over my time in the classroom, there…

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