My Jojo Story: When Does A Person Die?

When I was a little girl, I used to believe that life and death has one process: the oldest dies first, then the next, until the youngest dies last. So in a family of five (three siblings and parents), I believed that my father, who is the oldest in the house, will die first. My… Continue reading My Jojo Story: When Does A Person Die?

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Looking at Little Miss Redundant

Little Miss Redundant is my tutorial student for almost four years now. When I first came into her life as her private tutor, I did not have any idea how I could teach her and make her improve in school. I just knew how to teach her school lessons. And that's it. Assessing her was… Continue reading Looking at Little Miss Redundant

Prof eXperience

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. -Vernon Law There are various ways to gather evidence of learning from students. Different tools are being used in order to assess a student's learning outcome like written tests and recitations among others. I firmly believe that quantitative assessment tools such… Continue reading Prof eXperience

“I want to be a teacher.”

This is a usual reply I receive whenever I ask a child what he or she wants to be in the future. I used to utter the same statement, too. It is a simple statement yet it holds in it a profession that is complex and challenging. My first week in studying at the University… Continue reading “I want to be a teacher.”