Tag: professional development
Who’s in your sleigh? A reflection for a smoother ride.
We don’t always get to choose who we we work with, or even live with, but we can choose to be open, accepting and thankful. In my family, we are all very different, but we are all Fords. And we always be: diversity is a reality, but inclusion is a choice.
Disruptive English Classes?
I sure hope so! That’s my goal! Since I arrived in Quebec City over 30 years ago, I have taught ESL in a variety of contexts: day camps, private adults classes, the public school system, the private school system, vocation training, tutoring, business classes… and one thing I learned is that people don’t want to…
Do you believe in what you’re doing?
Why does it matter? More like: why doesn’t it matter? I was having a conversation with one of my adult sons about personal work choices. I suppose he was trying to figure out my mindset. It got me thinking. I realized that at some point I made a decision to only do work that I…