Here is the final article of three, on an understanding of what education is. These posts originate in notes I had previously written during a professional development conference.
As mentioned in part one the notes are based on the spiritual writings of Fr. Edward Leen CSSP. Continue reading “Fr. Edward Leen CSSP: What is Education? (Part Three)”
Yesterday I posted the first of three articles on an understanding of what education is. These posts originate in notes I had previously written during a professional development conference.
As mentioned in part one the notes are based on the spiritual writings of Fr. Edward Leen CSSP. Continue reading “Fr. Edward Leen CSSP: What is Education? (Part Two)”
I was pouring over some old notes I had taken at a professional development event a while back. I find it’s worthwhile exercise to review notes from past conferences, as I almost always get something out of it.
This particular conference utilised the writings of Fr. Edward Leen of The Holy Ghost Fathers. I have broken this up into three parts which I will post this week. I hope you too will find something of interest here… Continue reading “Fr. Edward Leen CSSP: What is Education?”
Back in August we had a look at some do’s and don’ts that a student teacher must consider when on a practicum placement.
Earlier in that same month, I ran a three part series on how to reduce or avoid teacher stress and burnout. Continue reading “Mentor Teachers”
The Catholic Book of Character and Success: Chapter Notes
Chapter Three: Choose what will improve your character. Continue reading “Building Catholic Character in Students: Choose what will improve your Character.”
It’s school holiday time in my part of the world, so many teachers are taking a well deserved rest and recharging their batteries for the coming term.
Wherever you are, take a moment to think about how things are going in your classrooms, about your strengths and weaknesses, and what part of your practice you will focus on improving. Continue reading “The Weekend Recap”
From the Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger
THE Office of the time gives us, at the close of September, the Books of Judith and Esther. These heroic women were figures of Mary, whose birthday is the honor of this month, and who comes at once to bring assistance to the world. Continue reading “Saint of the Day: Our Lady of Ransom – 24th September”
In Fr. Faber’s Spiritual Conferences, he mentions the importance of reading for building up the spiritual life.
Wouldn’t it be great if we could just take 5 minutes of our lessons to pick up the Lives of the Saints to concentrate our minds towards God? Primary School teachers are much better than this than High School Teachers in my experience.
How many minutes, hours, days, accumulated over an academic year, have we frittered away on talking about the weather or the big game at the weekend, when we might have stolen a moment at those times to lift up Butler’s Lives? Continue reading “Reading to your Students about the Spiritual Life”