Pedagogy Blogs

The Call of the Teaching Profession

October 5, 2016

During the hullabaloo of the first quarter, while I was busy running after students for their late projects and whatnot, someone asked me why I chose to be a teacher. I chuckle because I often ask myself that same question....

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How to Take the LET in Saudi Arabia

November 7, 2015

After I finished my Professional Teaching Certificate at UPOU, I knew that sooner or later I was going to take the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). After a few online searches I found out that there was a Special Professional...

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The Art of Student Planning

July 21, 2015

Kids today are busier than ever. They have eight subjects each day, assignments, projects, student council meetings, varsity or band practice, youth org meetings. Let's not forget that they  also need to carve out time for spiritual activities, family and...

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The Good Box: Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom

June 30, 2015

 I wanted to reward my students for good behavior. In the past, I gave small gifts to students who got the highest score in my exams. I even had a star chart placed next to my board, so that they...

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New School, New Class, New Room

June 7, 2015

After a two-year hiatus, I'm back in the workforce. While I loved the time I spent focusing on our home, I had to admit that I missed teaching. I missed the grind. This year, I'll be teaching at my High...

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