Written By Karen Leigh Benkenstein #1 – CharadesFor learners who like to get up and move, this activity is an ideal way to demonstrate how well they...
While You Were Teaching…
This blog is intended for Teachers across South Africa and the rest of the African content, to remain inspired to stay in Teaching.
You work hard, under difficult circumstances, and not always gain the appreciation you deserve.
It comes with huge responsibility, is non-stop and often chaotic.
Take a moment to remember why you became a teacher in the first place.
It wasn’t just for targets and test results was it?
It was for something far more important. You wanted to change lives – to make a difference.
To inspire young learners. To guide them on the road to adulthood. To see them grow, experience and discover the many wonders of life!
And that is why we this blog is here. To give you the tools to help you make the magic happen. Read, share and above all, appreciate what you do on a daily basis!
Written by Heleen Johnson I've been talking about puzzles and puzzle building for a while now, so it's about time to get serious and discuss...
Heleen Johnson is an Occupational Therapist with over 35 years of experience in the field of Education.
Karen Leigh Benkenstein
Karen Leigh Benkenstein is a fully qualified Foundation Phase Teacher, specializing in Special Needs children. She has taught children with a variety of educational and emotional barriers.
Rachel Carey has been working as a children’s Occupational Therapist for the past 10 years. she has worked in both special needs and mainstream settings with children with a range of challenges and difficulties.
Carla Kuhlmey taught in the Foundation Phase for 12 years before discovering a passion for helping learners with specific difficulties. She is currently working at a well known KZN Prep school as the Academic Support Teacher. She has been supporting parents and children at the school for the past 5 years.
With over 40 years of teaching and management experience, Charmaine Kendal has a wealth of wisdom to offer teachers. The valuable lessons she has learned in the classroom and as deputy principal have equipped her with the skills to mentor and guide newly qualified teachers as well as to support more experienced staff. She is a published author, publishing youth literature and contributing to a number of textbooks. Charmaine has lectured education at tertiary level and has designed learning modules for education students.
Lee Louw is a qualified pre-primary teacher with more than 20 years of experience. She has taught children from age 3 up to 8 as well as lecturing adults. She combines her work with Educanda with teaching ECD at a college. She has written 4 textbooks and 2 lecturers’ guides in the Educare field.