It seems to me that my students talk a lot. I don’t understand why. What have they got going on in their lives that is so interesting? How much can be happening in their lives that they need all of
We’ve finally reached the final lesson that I may have learned about student relationships from bringing two cats together. In many ways, I think that this lesson is at the heart of all of the others. All of their behaviours
Three weeks of classes have passed. I’m not sure how many of these lessons I’ve taken with me into the classroom. It’s hard to say what you’ve learned until you reflect on your thoughts and actions. With the whirlwind that
The first two weeks of the school year are now finished. My students and I have started some projects and a few of them are finally starting to understand my sense of humour. It’ll take the better part of the
Over the last two weeks, I have looked at how bringing cats together takes time and can’t be rushed. The cats need to be kept apart for a while so that they can become familiar with having the other one
Last week, I wrote about how students, like cats, will come together in their own time. About how it’s important that every student is given the chance to be who they are in a comfortable and productive learning environment. Today,
My girlfriend and I brought our cats together about a month ago. It hasn’t been easy. Not at all. We have a one-bedroom apartment and four bodies. There is enough space for all of us if we can get along.