My Reflections on Education

Determining Your Core Values

Maura O'Reilly

You need to know what makes you tick, what you are motivated by, to ensure you make the best decisions you can.

A GOOD Start to the School Year

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I’ve found it’s fun to start fresh, but a lot of work. I always think teaching is unique in that way - you basically start a new job every year.

Why Am I Doing This...?

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Because ‘that’s what we do every year’. Because the last time someone suggested we change things, the principal flipped out. Because the teacher in charge of it has done it for 26 years and no one wants to confront her about changing it.


My Story

Maura O'Reilly

My Story
I have taught 6 different grades, in 4 different countries, in 16 years.

Bridges & Acrobats

Maura O'Reilly

Bridges & Acrobats

...know that: you are not alone, you are allowed to say no if you don’t have time, and you should never feel stuck in teaching because you aren’t.