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Category: 28 Lessons learned by 28


The best teaching moments are when your students teach you

This week I learned something that I will forever remember. Since moving to Indonesia, I have seen many times in public or from pictures on Facebook of teachers or students, a hand symbol that I had no idea what it…

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The 5×5 Rule

“If it’s not going to matter in five years, don’t spend more than five minutes worrying about it” We all come across people in our lives who will put us down, hurt our feelings, and make us feel less than…

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Lessons learned by 28: Authenticity 

It’s okay to be different. It means you are unique, special and authentic. I think that one of the most important things to teach students is to teach them authenticity and what it means. Being here now for almost three…

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28 Lessons Learned by 28: C’est La Vie

Number One: C’est La Vie I have found myself to be saying this much more recently. In these last few months here in Indonesia, there are many things that have been out of my control and well, c’est la vie….

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Inspiration vs. Motivation

I woke up at 2:00am this morning and was wide awake. Why? Maybe because I’ve been going to bed 8pm for the past few nights and for the last several years I have survived on 5-6 hours of sleep. Maybe…

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