Analyzing Transactional Analysis

I went to a leadership training course a few years ago and the only thing that has stuck with me is the concept of Transactional Analysis. In a nutshell, the premise (derived from Dr. Eric Berne) is that every social interaction is “between parental (critical and nurturing), adult (rational), and …

An Apology

I recently apologized. The apology wasn’t acknowledged and an email conversation went on back and forth as if I hadn’t taken a step back from the emotions involved and looked at the situation with humility and common sense. Am I going to lose any sleep over this slight? Nah. But …

This Is for Me

I last felt compelled to publish something new on January 18th, 2018 (apart from my draft release a few days ago which was all pretty much done a few years ago). The post from January 2018 came about as I had just finished a hugely disappointing online MYP Design course …

Visualising MYP Terminology

I have had this in my drafts since my last year of teaching in 2017/18 in Singapore so the writing is me from a while ago. I’m still the same I think. I’ll just add these few sentences here and press publish so that the post is out there. Ta-bloody-da. …

Effective Online Teaching and Learning

Having gained my Masters online with Michigan State University and now having worked with MSU as an online instructor for the past five years I have learned a lot about being an effective online learner and teacher (and I’m still learning so I’m not perfect!). Just recently I was taking …