A Greater Love

The story of a girl who had drug addict parents and she was taken into an orphanage.

She was a handicap but the owner of the orphanage loved her to the point of even sacrificing her life for her when the building collapsed.

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It may be only a story but it is a good inspiration for us.

One may be willing to love and sacrifice for our own children but there are many suffering children around world.

Each effort to help them can make a difference especially the unconditional love for them.

Hope this videoclip can inspire you.

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First Day Of School

I was put to oversee the arrangement of pairing P5 pupils to P1 pupils as buddies.

It was the first few days of school for the P1 pupils and the guidance of the older kids especially during recess time can make a great difference.

The buddy system can nurture our P5 pupils to be more responsible and caring while the P1 pupils can settle down in the new learning environment.

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I was glad that everything went smoothly and the P1 kids were able to settle down quickly.

It was a meaningful experience for my P5 pupils as it may be the first time that they learned how they could take care of others.

A good school experience for P1 pupils can really encourage them to have a positive attitude in coming to school in years to come with good memories from the first day of school.

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Express Love To Parents In Words

It can be really awkward for young adults to express their love to their parents in words due to the different family culture.

It takes courage to break the embarrassment of something we have not done before.

The videoclip below showed some young adults who took the step out to express their love to their parents.

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Parents would feel appreciated and loved when children are able to share their gratefulness of all they had done in simple expression of words.

Our parents may not always be around so we should appreciate them while they are still around us.

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Let Students Control Their Own Learning

Many of us did not enjoy our school experience when we were young.

School was a place where we did what we were told and we memorised all the information like the bible.

Peter Hutton, who hated his school experience, did a radical change as a school principal.

A school without school bell and school levels but the curriculum being decided by students.

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By empowering our students to take ownership of what they want to learn can motivate them to have the desire to learn.

The crafting of the curriculum can be tough in the beginning as it may just be constant changes to the current curriculum each year.

When students are motivated to learn the curriculum customised for them, the knowledge gained can last a lifetime.

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Creating Interest In Chemistry

Andrew Szydlo is a chemistry teacher who has a strong passion to promote the interest of Chemistry through his experiments like magic.

The Science of changes with different components put together can promote the amazement of how Chemistry can be so interesting rather than simply memorising of formulas.

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He demonstrated different experiments with explanation at Tedx Talk which impressed the audience as well as ignited interest of how Chemistry can be such an amazing subject.

Have fun and ignite your interest in Chemistry by watching his presentation in the videoclip above.

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Opinion Of Blockchain By Bill Gates

The truth is not everyone believes in blockchain and many may find blockchain being unreliable.

Those who are involved in blockchain would find lots of potential but there may be a lack of stability due to the value based on the perception of investors.

Bitcoin is the grandfather of all cryptocurrency can certainly affect the market even now.

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Bill Gates shared about his thoughts about blockchain in the above videoclip in 2017 but it was the peak of cryptocurrency that year.

Regardless of how others may say, we need to do our own research and make our own decision rather than simply listen to others.

We should never risk more than we can afford which is a good rule of the thumb.

We should educate ourselves in different ways about blockchain before embarking in serious investment.

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Teaching English Without Teaching English

Roberto Guzman shared about how he used his three-phase system to guide his students in learning English without teaching them.

It was the effort to improve the learning experience for students that he focused on the need of critical thinking skills and hands on language development skills.

Getting students to think about what they are thinking can be a good way to raise their metacognition.

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Most teachers taught English as routine structures as well as many grammar rules to remember.

If we were to provide experiential learning on how they used their English in different situation and how it would affect the way they present an information, they would develop greater awareness of the practical and appropriate use of English.

Learning English as a life skill would enable students to be a lifelong learners of English.

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The Need For The Right Financial Literacy

Curtis had always thought crime was the lifestyle for him since he was illiterate and he was not able to read or write.

Life was cruel to him with his mother selling blood to feed the family.

He was arrested for robbery and murder when he was 17 years old.

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By accident, he found out about stocks from another prisoner when he was trying to get others to read to him.

He saw opportunity in stocks after the prisoner explained to him about it.

It did the hardest thing by picking up a book to learn how to read on his own and he gained self-worth, knowledge and discipline.

He started to be concerned about his community that he did not care about it in the past.

He had even developed a curriculum that could teach men how to manage money through prison employments.

Get inspired by his sharing in the videoclip above.

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Tell Our Asian Parents That We Love Them

It can be really hard for Asians to say ‘I love you’ in words to our parents.

It is not part of the usual culture even for parents to use spoken words to express their love for their children.

Parents and children often express such love by actions of helping or giving money.

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I guess many Asians may believe that actions speak loudly than words but it can be a nice excuse as it really feels awkward for us to say those words to our parents.

I must say that I hardly even say those words to my wife lately and I should remind myself to do so more regularly.

I guess a family culture can be changed when someone chooses to start.

From awkwardness, it can become a natural expression between our family members.

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12-year-old Cyber Security Expert

Reuben Paul was only 12 years old when he started to raise the importance of the need in protecting our digital information.

He had opportunities to travel around the world and gave speeches about cyber security gaps for popular gadgets.

He may be young for his age but he was able to share and demonstrate many possible threats that even adults may not think of.

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As adults, we should learn to humble ourselves and listen to what this kid can share to help us to keep our digital information safe.

We should be learners regardless of age and we should not be prideful because of our age.

Disclaimer: This is my personal reflection and I am not in any position to instruct anyone what they should do. I am not responsible for any action taken as a result of this post. My post can only be a reference for your further research and growth. By reading this post, you acknowledge and accept that. All images and pictures were taken from google images that are free from copyright under labelled for reuse.