1 teacher 5 questions: Mary
This week’s teacher snap quiz, features Mary, an English teacher in an international school in Paris.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
To always remember that students learn in different ways.
What do you wish you had known when you started teaching?
The importance of self-development in being an effective teacher.
Tell us one thing you would change about teaching, and why.
I would change the emphasis on learning from a means to an end to a lifelong process.
What’s the best thing about being a teacher?
Observing students progress and develop a love for the subject.
Describe your life as a teacher in 5 words.
Energising, rewarding, unpredictable, and hard work.