For those of you who are new to my blog, I am a nurse and academic who happens to have a vision impairment. In the last year or so my night vision has decreased and susceptibility to glare has increased. To learn more about my vision, please see my previous blog entries. I have recently... Continue Reading →
How I see it … Evidence versus Protocol
Two things are on my mind today, the first relates to immersion in my PhD topic and the second relates to getting around in the dark. I have been so focused recently on completing my PhD that I hadn’t stopped to think about the broader context. When I first started my PhD journey in 2016... Continue Reading →
Adapting to what is required is key in providing quality education.
Tonight I had a phone call at about 1630 hrs asking for assistance with teaching first aid for a group of young people at 1830. If there was no one to help the night would be cancelled for around 80 young people. I agreed and took on a group of around 20 young people aged... Continue Reading →
While I taught the 8-10 year old’s the importance of recognizing good and bad thoughts or feelings and controlling the outcome they taught me of an important a lesson too …
Tonight I stepped in at the last minute to teach around 15 children aged eight to ten years. The subject was health and they had covered the basics like healthy eating and hygiene needs so we tackled our thoughts and feelings. I asked them if they wanted to work as a large group or two... Continue Reading →