Things Educators Hear

In all the years I have worked in education, I have had the dumbest things said to me. I thought the enlightened reader might enjoy this brief selection. Disbelief at People Claiming to be Educators Teacher: I don’t read broadsheet newspapers. The articles are too long. Teacher: (proudly) We use the Bible to teach numeracy.Continue reading “Things Educators Hear”

Two Years in Kathmandu

I have mixed feelings about Kathmandu: my first year peaked my interest enough to stay for a second; a third would have broken me. Not a Picture Postcard Kathmandu is not a beautiful city. It is dirty and polluted out of proportion to its size. Eventually, you either find it captivating or annoying. Whatever mysteryContinue reading “Two Years in Kathmandu”