I think my child has ADHD – now what? Being a parent and also being a teacher gives certain insights. I have two sons, aged 12 and 10. Early on, I thought something was a bit different with my youngest. I started suspecting he might have ADHD, but how do you cope with this as… Continue reading I Think My Child Has ADHD
You’ve probably heard about extroverts and introverts before, what are the typical traits for each type, and what about ambiverts? Does knowing a personality type help in the classroom? In this post I’ll cover the following: Extroverts and Introverts in a Workplace Environment Where Does the Theory of Personality Types Come From? What Is an… Continue reading Does Knowing a Personality Type Help in the Classroom?
Have you used a bullet journal but have also been curious if digital bullet journaling is something for you? In this post, I’ll cover what you need to get started, as well as some pros and cons of using a digital or analog version of this system. How to Get Started First, what is a… Continue reading Digital Bullet Journaling for Beginners
Do you like reading on a digital device, but don’t want screen time before bed interrupts your sleeping schedule? Digital devices are great, the blue light they emit however is not. Is there a device that gives the pros of reading on paper, without the cons of keeping you up too late? Today I’ll give my… Continue reading Review: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2021 Edition)
If you’ve used Immersive Reader in Edge, then you know by now how useful this tool can be. But what about using this in other Microsoft tools such as OneNote? In this post, I’ll focus on how to use Immersive Reader in OneNote on the desktop version for Windows 10, and the iOS version for… Continue reading Immersive Reader for Windows 10 and iOS
If you’ve ever heard arguments from students as to why they should read an actual book, here is a recommendation for one that they might enjoy even as reluctant readers. This is my book review of Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player Two. Summary of the Plot If you’re already familiar with Ready Player One, Ready… Continue reading Book Review: Ready Player Two
Planning is an important part of what we do as teachers. There are plenty of ways to organize your work and stationery products to help you plan, but have you looked at how to use a digital planner as a teacher? In this post I’ll cover: What is a digital planner? Why should you use… Continue reading How to Use a Digital Planner as a Teacher
Do you know what a bullet journal is, how to use one or why you should bother having one in the first place? Have you ever heard of the terms bullet journal or bullet journal method? If so then you probably know what this is and how it can be used, but if you don’t… Continue reading Book Review: The Bullet Journal Method
One of the most difficult things a person can do is asking for help. It should be a simple thing, but most of the time it’s not. The problem with asking for help is that you expose yourself – you become vulnerable! Or in the worst case, you expect to get in emotional debt to… Continue reading Marketing, Teaching, and the Power of Asking for Help
Have you ever thought of stupid places where people store passwords in 2021? Why is it not a good idea to keep everything on a post-it or a piece of paper? Or to use the same password for every single site that you use? This old and not very effective way is something that you… Continue reading What the Heck Is a Password Manager?