a glimpse of 2016 through photos

This is a long overdue post, about 3 months late of my travel highlights from last year. 2016 was indeed full of adventures close and far from Singapore. I started off 2016 in Batam, Indonesia and then traveled to Hong Kong, Thailand, LA, NY, Iceland, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Melbourne throughout the year. I loved being … Continue reading a glimpse of 2016 through photos

mid mini-lesson eureka Moment

Do you ever have those eureka moments teaching, when you get an idea all of a sudden, like mid mini-lesson? I had one of those moments today during reading workshop this afternoon. My lovely students were sitting in our rug area, and I was giving my mini-lesson about using learning progressions to analyze our responses … Continue reading mid mini-lesson eureka Moment

melbourne: a stroll through the park

My friend, Melody, just happened to literally live across from the Shrine of Remembrance and the Botanic Garden. How convenient is that? Not only are these two places free to enter, but incredibly beautifully built and well managed. I loved being able to walk through the botanic gardens and see little kids on field trips … Continue reading melbourne: a stroll through the park

driving the great ocean road

By far one of my favorite parts of visiting Melbourne was seeing the great ocean road. I mean what can beat a┬ábeautiful scenic ocean drive along the Australian coast, with a road trip worthy Spotify playlist, and of course good food along the way. The route that we took as recommended by Melody's friend looked … Continue reading driving the great ocean road