Ramble

schadenfreude

09/04/2017 22:46
If you smiled at others’ failures, you've just experienced schadenfreude, a bit of enjoyment at the misfortunes of others. And now researchers know more about why some people experience this seemingly odd emotion. W aka ka ka! People with low self-esteem were more likely to...
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Passionate

19/07/2016 22:45
If we consider ourselves as passionate and motivated teachers, we are actually the most valuable resource the education system has. We can be most effective and fulfilled teachers when we ourselves pursue exciting learning opportunities. All too frequently we give up the joy of being curious as we...
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How low can we go

12/07/2016 20:26
I’m sorry. I believe teachers need more support, more appreciation, and more money. I know that I am who I am today because of several amazing teachers. Teaching is about love. We, naturally, take a friendly interest in the people who work together, spend a lot of time together, so it is even more...
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Dream on

11/07/2016 23:18
Why can’t we have school staff that had differences but worked together for a common cause? Is doing what we felt was best for students had earned us a reputation for being “not a team player”? Teaching - when you are passionate and innovative - can be an incredibly isolating experience.
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Backbiting and slander is prohibited in Islam

28/08/2015 05:55
It all started at the end of 2014, when my application for a transfer to a new school was approved. I knew nothing about it until this month. Little that l realized that there are already some input in defamation even before l registered myself to a new school. Why would someone damage someone's...
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Reframing

05/06/2015 16:34
Everything around me needs reframing. I am now in the process of reframing challenges and looking at them as blessings. I am trying to see challenges as highly beneficial experiences, adventures in learning, or even as a blessing in disguise.  One major reason why a challenge might intimidate...
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Hurtful Words

28/05/2015 23:49
Whosoever covers (the sins of) a Muslim, Allah covers (his sins) on the Day of Judgment. ~ Reported by Bukhari  “it‘s easy to scatter the feathers but impossible to get them back.” So it is with gossip; it doesn’t take much to spread hurtful words, but once you do, you can never completely...
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I just hate losing

21/05/2015 00:12
I am a bad loser and that makes me ultra-competitive and I absolutely despise losing. At anything. It doesn't mind whether I'm working on my class strategies or playing a game of Scrabble. I always play to win. And that's a good thing. I'm not a bad loser ha ha...  in that I'll...
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Amplifying Small Issues

07/05/2015 06:11
I think we all blow up at times. It may be while driving or you are in store and someone cuts in front of you in line or endless sarcasms from another party,  and stuff like that.  In our mind we feel we should be angry when we feel we have had enough bulls.  Yes,  we have the...
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The pleasure of winning

30/04/2015 15:36
Michal Jordan once said "Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships". I am happy to be working with a strong and cooperative team. Every single participant in the Sectional Level makes it to the District level. Well done everyone!!!!     “Dieting is the only...
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