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Be the happy & healthy teacher students need you to be!

Teaching is definitely not a 9-to-5 job, it’s a lot more stressful than some people acknowledge. The truth of the matter is there's loads...

Educators, join the fun and #SparkCreativity in your students!

#SparkCreativity. Join the fun.  Over the holidays, I spent some really fun, quality time with my two-year-old nephew – his imagination is absolutely amazing. He’s bursting...

Oh, happy days! The 43rd National Day in the UAE

I don’t remember how I brought in my 43rd birthday, but I’ll always remember how I helped celebrate the UAE’s big day --- and...

The Excitement Continues!

This was a very exciting week… my daughter and hubby received their passports. Whew! That’s one more important task completed. However, two weeks ago...

How To Get parents on ‘Team Teachers’

As 21st Century teachers, we understand the importance of parental engagement and the results that can be had from involving parents and guardians in their child’s...

Finally!

Imagine this: You're sitting at home scratching a lottery ticket with a shiny coin, as each section is revealed, you begin scratching even more...

Marhaba, Year Two of teaching in the UAE!

Summer break flew by. I cannot express how wonderful it was for me to be able to travel to two countries to visit family...

You’ve got the fever…

    Pollen is in the air; new life is budding.  It’s that time of year where you’re exhausted and antsy at the same time. If...

Boxes, Mother’s Day and a return notice…

Can you say boxes? There are so many of them right now, that our house is totally overrun with them. Just when we think that...

Just cruising along in the UAE

May is finally here! Woo hoo! Summer break is getting close. Those of you who are waiting to arrive in August are probably going...