Improving my Teaching Practice

The Truth about working in Childcare: A personal journey with teacher burn out

The truth about working in childcare is that it’s hard work, I think it’s the hardest work and if it were easy, everyone would do it. It’s also the most important work. These two things can generate burn out in a person really quick. Feeling the pressure to be on it all the time when… Continue reading The Truth about working in Childcare: A personal journey with teacher burn out

Children and Emotions

Being authentic while still leaving our feelings at the door

One of the first things I learned in the education program was the importance of leaving our feelings at the door and focusing on the children. I agree with this and I feel like we should try to put our outside life, outside the classroom but there is a point where this can be come… Continue reading Being authentic while still leaving our feelings at the door

Improving my Teaching Practice

Admitting your feelings

I know that teaching is a hard job and, not from personal experience,  that parenting is a hard job too. I think that both of these jobs, on different levels, are so difficult because they feel (and are) so extremely important. Parents and teachers might be looked at as heroes but we have to remember… Continue reading Admitting your feelings