January 2013 in a nutshell… or on a post

Even though I’ve been travelling for more than a week now, I was able to have a look at a couple of interesting blog posts prior to getting to the US. As you most certainly know, there are lots of good texts out there. These are just a  couple of posts I enjoyed reading in…

Doing Some Thinking turns 2 years old!!

On November 3rd 2009, I posted my very first blog post. When I first started blogging, I honestly didn’t know where it’d take me. I’d tried creating blogs on topics completely unrelated to education, but now, when I look back, I believe the reasons and the drive were not right. Or at least they were…

Why should we take it so personally (or not?)

On her last blog post, my dear friend Cecília posed a question that may intrigue many teachers out there. Are we indeed that humble so as to concede all merits for learning for the students, and yet be as worried as one can be when a group is not doing so well? Why is it…

“Guest” post – Are you ready for real conversation?

Today I received an email from my dad with the text below. After reading it, I thought it would be nice to share it here on the blog. After a quick search (needless to say, there was no mention of the author’s name in the email), I found out it had been written by Marnie…

Hidden gems – The blogosphere revisited

A while ago, Darren wrote a post claiming that theres a vast pool of human knowledge that’s been neglected. On his post he asked us to revisit some of the blogs we usually visit and find some #hiddengems (twitter hashtag) to make the topic active again. Even though when I commented I said I was…