We are all creative beings. Whether it be working out what's for dinner and "creatively" putting together what's in the fridge, planning a unit of work for your Yr 4 class, working out a project schedule or actively being "creative" - painting, making music, doing craft. So why do so many people feel they aren't … Continue reading Introducing “Creativity”
I love Christmas! I really mean it! I love the excitement, the anticipation, the decorations, the food, the giving and receiving, the time spent with family and friends, the music, the lights. I really do feel like it is the most wonderful time of the year. And, as a teacher in Australia, I love this time … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
"Ding, dong merrily on high..." "FIVE GOLDEN RINGS..." "Little donkey, little donkey..." Ah, yes, it's that time of year where us Music teachers are madly teaching Christmas carols to hundreds of students in preparation for annual school Christmas carol nights and End-of-Year celebrations. It is a time of year that I love. I love the … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season…
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Why I love Pinterest and some of my favourite pins - music, teaching and general!
My latest post was inspired by the movie "La La Land" and in particular, the song "Audition (Fools who Dream)". I look at our need for creativity in our lives and how so many of us feel we have lost our creative side and are searching for it.
Today is the first Monday in weeks that I haven't had a pile of school work to do, or haven't had to actually be at school. Mondays are my day off, but the joy of being a teacher means that your days off are all too often filled with mountains of work. So, today was … Continue reading I See The Light