iLOVETOTEACH was created to share some of the things I’ve learnt over the years.
I really do believe that we need to create an environment of wonder in our classrooms where teachers transform their classrooms into spaces of creativity by teaching creatively.
We are all creative if we take the time to think beyond the textbook. We do it every time we create a lesson with a particular student or group of students in mind.
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I wrote my thesis back in the late 1990’s on Teaching English as a Foreign Language, with a focus on Writing. The project was over a period of several months with fifteen Solomon Island teachers. I loved writing about teaching, especially how other teachers were finding solutions to needs in their classrooms. Over the years I have come to the realisation that there is a great deal of grass roots wisdom out there that is only passed on via a one on one basis. The purpose of this site is to make that wisdom in some small way be out there, at the fingertips of every teacher. In the last three months my passion for writing has rekindled into writing about the teaching methods and wisdom from other teachers that has helped me. I have divided the posts into five categories: creative teaching, managing behaviour, new teachers, student engagement, and technology.
Over my twenty years of teaching I’ve become more aware of how we teachers have an ability to think critically, to solve learning problems and share informally on a daily one on one basis. Our goal here at ILTT is to share some of the resources I and gradually others have created and are creating. Naturally it takes time to create but we hope to add to the resources once a fortnight. Half of the sales profits go directly to our teachers in Solomon Islands.
ilovetoteach also has a Pinterest account on different teaching topics. Perhaps you’d like to pin something so we get an alert to visit you. It’s amazing the ideas one can just pick up, just from looking at someone else’s Pinterest Board. It’s like walking into another classroom. We also have Twitter and Instagram accounts. Just choose one or as many as you like of the social love hearts – and we will get back to you as soon as possible.