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INTERVIEW WITH LISA HILL

INTERVIEW WITH LISA HILL

Lisa HillRelief Teacher (after 25yrs classroom teaching Jnr primary)WA – Rockingham Area.2/3 days per weekYes.We had a young aboriginal boy in Ppy who was taken away from his mother in the country and was living with relatives in the suburbs. He’d never been to school...

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INTERVIEW WITH MISS MOAT AKA INDI PLANS

INTERVIEW WITH MISS MOAT AKA INDI PLANS

Miss MoatNSWThis year I worked part-time and was booked for the 3 days a week that I was available.Yes, I’ve been lucky to always have lots of work between two schools.Probably the time when my jeans split up the back, completely! I was not wearing appropriate...

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“Teacher” by Gabbie Stroud- The traumatic truth

“Teacher” by Gabbie Stroud- The traumatic truth

I think there are a lot of teachers out there that would like to shake the hand of Gabbie Stroud. She is the author of the new book “Teacher- One woman’s struggle to keep the heart in teaching” that has quickly shot to become one of the Top 10 books in Australia. I...

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I have a big announcement…

I have a big announcement…

So, at the beginning of the year, I found out something that rocked my 2018. A few days into the new year, when you are supposed to be making resolutions to get fit, cut down on booze and make plans to change the world, I was trying to get my head around the...

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Why I Don’t Want to be a Full-Time Teacher

Why I Don’t Want to be a Full-Time Teacher

I’ve seen a lot of posts about teachers setting up new classrooms and showing off their creative flair and dedication to their profession. This time of year is a hard time for those teachers wanting their own class, especially new graduates keen to get their career...

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And that’s a wrap! Reflections and resolutions.

And that’s a wrap! Reflections and resolutions.

As 2017 draws to a close I am reflecting on the year that was. This year has been MASSIVE for me. In 2016, when I had a nearly 2 ½ year old and 4 month old, I got this grand idea to create a resource to ease the stress of relief teachers and give them more confidence...

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Should teachers make mistakes?

Should teachers make mistakes?

I’ve been feeling a little disillusioned by the teaching community of late. Not only have I been personally attacked and had my credibility defamed in social media, I have noticed others being ridiculed by fellow teachers too, for simple spelling and grammatical...

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Saying “No” to gay marriage

Saying “No” to gay marriage

On this day 7 years ago I got married. How lucky am I? Not because I got to marry my best friend and soul mate, nor the fact that after 14 years together we are happier than ever. I am lucky that the body I was born in is white. I am lucky that the vessel that carries...

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If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…

If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…

Do you remember the old saying “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all”? It seems that online that sentiment goes out the door. I am curious as to why people feel like it’s ok to say negative, nasty and degrading things online? Would you say these...

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