Originally from South Africa, I have been privileged to enjoy the beautiful lifestyle of Canada. My career in Early Childhood Education has been motivating, ranging from the endearing relationships with the children and families of the Preschool that I owned to the inspirational interactions with my students as instructor of the Early Childhood Education Certificate Program. My qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Early Childhood Education Certificate, Provincial Instructors Diploma and en route to completing the Certificate in Online/eLearning Instruction.
Monthly Archives: September 2013
Julie Coates published an article about Gen Y and in her section that provides tips on teaching Gen Y’s she points out that talk is essential in learning. Julie encourages teachers to develop activities that will promote verbal exchange of … Continue reading
Taking a look at the characteristics of “Generation Y”, it becomes evident that their behaviours provide specific implications on LEARNING. After reading Julie Coates’ characteristics and tips for teaching “Generation Y”, I have been enlightened about key aspects that I … Continue reading
To understand our current learners we need to take a look at how education has evolved. Often we teach how we were taught, but are we perhaps missing the point. Are our current learners still learning how we learned. The … Continue reading
This morning I was reading a post on a forum and reference was made to teaching being like breathing. To survive we need to breathe in and breathe out, we cannot just do one function. In the same manner teaching … Continue reading
I came across a quote link when I was reading through a blog I had found on the “School of Instructor Facebook Page”. The following quote really challenged my view of my role as instructor because “awakening joy” seems out … Continue reading