Tag Archives: university

The dreaded lesson plans

This was written as part of a reflective journal I am writing as part of a uni assignment.

 

 

Right now I am getting quite worries about lesson planning. We were given a sample lesson plan in the unit Teaching Primary Mathematics earlier this week, and there was just so much involved! I think it was about three pages long, and that has only made me dread my practical placement. Because here is the thing.

I am lazy.

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Trying to get things going again

So I am trying to start blogging again. But before I can really do this, first I need to provide you with a quick update of major events in my life.

– I have gone back to university to get my Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary0. I have just started my second semester of part-time study, and I will write about my (complex) reasons why another time.

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Getting a job in the information industry with a wheelchair in tow

While this blog mostly focuses on aspects of librarianship that are a little outside the box, so far most of what I have written has been primarily on providing services to the LGBTI community. Today I want to do something a bit different.

Some of you may be aware I have difficulty with mobility. I have been using crutches to walk increasingly since the beginning of 2010, and have used a wheelchair as needed since March 2012.

My current employer, FPWA Sexual Health Services, does not have an issue with this. Considering one of the services FPWA offer is sexual health education for people with intellectual disabilities, and the promotion of sexuality and disability, I have never felt that there was a chance I would be discriminated against because I can’t shelve the returns on the top shelves..

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