Year 3/4 Phase Leader, Year 4 classroom teacher.

Reflection # 2

Couldn’t we at least…. The above clip by Dean James Ryan – 5 Essential Questions in life, is the basis of my short post for #SOL18 day 16. I have viewed the YouTube clip many times and its message is powerful. Driving home from work today, the afternoon’s team meeting was replaying through my mind. […]


Good Night, Me

Stimulus Our Junior School students participated in a Performing Arts Festival today. Students between the ages of 5 – 12 showcased a range of musical, dance and performance talent. At one point in the festival, petite ballerina fairies skipped and pranced across the stage. Feeling nostalgic, my mind returned to a time (not so long […]


Silent Energy

Wednesday afternoon is one of my favourite times of the week. It is when my students and I lose ourselves in the magical world of reading. Today, as I sat and prepared for the lesson, I reflected how at the beginning of the school year the students were apprehensive, cautious and – to some extent […]


Reflection # 1

Rationale I established my¬†blog ‘Classroom Harmony’ in response to a leadership target. As a¬†classroom teacher (and a mother of three), I have spent the past two decades leading children. Although I am not ‘new’ to leading, I am ‘new’ to leading adults within a dynamic and large school. Research and Development Strategies to develop my […]