Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Sometimes You Have to Find the Right Person… - itdi blog


When I first saw the theme of this issue, it seemed like a topic for an elementary school essay. A description. But it’s probably more than just a description. It is a story about one of the people who influenced you the most. In the end, this is what all of us do – influence the students we teach. 
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Every Step Counts - itdi blog


Today I will tell you a story. Maybe in the beginning it will seem a bit irrelevant to the title, but bear with me and you will understand.

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Burnout, exhaustion, and mindfulness - itdi blog


A year ago, day of my life looked like this:
6 a.m. – wake up, cook, clean;
9 a.m. – go to the office (working as a material developer at that time);
5 p.m. – start teaching my private students and groups;
11 p.m. – go home, prepare for the next day, tidy up, and go to sleep.

A Day in the Life of a Freelance Multitasker


It’s 6:30 a.m. and the alarm clock goes off. First coffee of the day and work begins.
I love waking up early in the morning, the peace and quiet are wonderful and I am ready for my first task. I am working on a translation now. One of my “jobs” is translating medical and sports-related texts. 

Teacher, Learner, Supporter - iTDi blog


…Or what are the roles of teachers and what can we do to get better?
I am the one who is going to show you how to learn things. I am the one who is going to guide you while you are attempting to learn. I am the one who is going to provide a cosy environment for you to shine. I am the one who is going to set the limits and make you realise that life comes with responsibilities. I am the one who is going to lend a sympathetic ear when you are in trouble and get you back on track safe and sound. Wonder who I am? I’m your teacher!

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