A few months ago I asked 250 students in year 7 the following question:
“What advice would you give students starting year 7 next year?”
To put this in context, these students had just been through a period of massive disruption. Not only had they started at a new school, with new […]
My dad thought I couldn’t survive in the world unless I studied physics and chemistry.
When I was 15, dad made it clear that these subject were non-negotiable: I had to study them in year 11 and 12.
So I rote-learned my way through physics and chemistry. And I hated these subjects […]
I love a lot of things in life, such as . . .
Big bowls of pasta, op shops, my husband and a comfy pair of pants.
But one of my great loves is books. I love reading books, particularly nonfiction books.
As a kid, I wasn’t much of a bookworm though.
I’ve discovered a way to create more time. Drum roll please . . .
Eliminate time confetti from your life.
What’s time confetti?
In her brilliant book Time Smart researcher Dr Ashley Whillans describes time confetti as the little bits of seconds and minutes that are lost to unproductive multitasking (e.g. texting and checking […]