“When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”— Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Parenting young children in 2019 is not easy. Finding the right balance requires compromise, … Continue reading The lesson we can learn from Picasso’s mum
After months of planning and coordinating, hours of long-distance phone calls and Skype meetings, and the excited anticipation of hundreds of students (and their parents), Counterpoint season has finally arrived. Counterpoint may have just begun, but for many of us, this is the culmination of a journey that started last year. As one Counterpoint season … Continue reading Well, it’s finally here!
Research has revealed that there is one common practice that is reducing students' productivity by up to 40 percent – multitasking. It’s time to capitalise on the information presented by researchers and stop pretending that we can multitask! The truth is, our brains aren’t suited to doing too many things at once. And here’s why… … Continue reading A simple productivity tip that will boost your child’s learning ability
A semester has passed since I commenced as the Head of Moriah College Primary School, and I am delighted to say that, for me, this has truly been an instance of time flying when you’re having fun. The Moriah Product is one that is constantly evolving and responding to the ever-changing needs of students and … Continue reading THE SECRET BUSINESS OF TEACHERS: A SNEAK PEEK BEHIND THE SCENES OF A MORIAH EDUCATION
In many ways, returning to Moriah feels like a homecoming for me. I remember fondly the unique hustle and bustle from when I worked here as an educator nine years ago, the hive of activity that is so characteristic of our school. Moriah is truly the school that neither sleeps nor slumbers. Walking through the … Continue reading Coming home to Moriah