Category Archives: teachers

  1. Education and Schooling #14: How to Teach an Introvert


    11 September 2014 by thaliakr

    How to teach an introvert - some great tips from Susan Cain |

    Remember Susan Cain? You may have seen her fabulous TED talk that I posted a while ago, based on her book, Quiet: …
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  2. Education and Schooling #13: Oh, those National Standards… [Guest]


    4 December 2013 by thaliakr

    education in New Zealand, teach to the test, national standards, Christian parenting, feminist parenting

    A warm welcome to Rochelle Gribble, here with an insightful analysis of the recently-introduced, highly controversial ‘National Standards‘ that New …
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  3. Education and Schooling #12: The Champions

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    7 August 2013 by thaliakr

    Hands up if you had a favourite teacher. You can read about some of mine in an earlier post in …
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  4. Education and Schooling #9: The Finland Plan [Guest]


    12 April 2013 by thaliakr

    I once read a report describing the quality of education in a variety of countries which concluded that the best …
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  5. A Mighty Need


    4 April 2013 by thaliakr

    I love a good list, and I’m a sucker for book competitions. So I was excited to see that the …
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  6. Education and Schooling #8: Finland, Finland, Finland


    24 March 2013 by thaliakr

    Which of these comparisons are you most interested in discussing further?

  7. Education and Schooling #7: Malala’s Perspective


    20 March 2013 by thaliakr

    I’ve been reminded this week why the ‘un’ in unschooling is not the same as ‘anti.’ First this challenge from …
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  8. Education and Schooling #4: Industry Secrets [Guest]


    26 February 2013 by thaliakr

    Delightful. Unique. Gifted. Our children mean more than the world to us and, if you think about it, it’s pretty …
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  9. A Generous Lent, Act 6: Be a Mentor


    20 February 2013 by thaliakr

    Much as with our teacher-appreciation lists the other day, most of us will be fortunate enough to be able to …
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  10. Education and Schooling #3: The Tallest in the Classroom [Guest]


    14 February 2013 by thaliakr

    It’s a no brainer really. Why I’m a teacher. I have 180 contact days every twelve months. Now, multiply that …
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