Today is an ordinary day, yet not so ordinary. I had 8am lecture class today. It is just as usual for every Wednesday this trimester. After getting myself out of bed reluctantly, I had a quick bath as well as a cup of steaming hot chocolate brown rice beverage. Off I went to my workplace.…… Continue reading An act of kindness keeps my blues away
Now is the beginning of the 4th Industrial Revolution. It is very depressing for me as I feel very threatened by the fact that I am not very good in terms of digital skills. Due to my inadequacies, I made it a point to attend the 4th Industrial Revolution talk by my university president this…… Continue reading Can teachers be replaced by robots imbued with Artificial Intelligence?
Today, I attended a talk on Realizing Sustainable Development Goals through Education for Sustainable Development by Dr Subarna Sivapalan, a researcher-cum-academician from Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP). She shared with us how we should educate our students about Sustainable Development Goals at every opportunity we have inside and outside our classroom. Sustainable development is a process for…… Continue reading A Beautiful Completion of 2017 (2)
Hi, I am an English teacher. And, I would like to share with you some happy stories of me and my students while teaching them the course “Public Speaking and Oral Presentation.” My favourite assessment is their persuasive speech presentation. Frankly, I am a lousy speaker. I dread public speaking so much. You should know that I…… Continue reading A Beautiful Completion of 2017 (1)
I have submitted my Master’s dissertation. This marks the end of my student life in University of Malaya (UM) as well as a soon-to-arrive challenging journey of my work life in UTAR. I can’t deny that I have never felt so relieved for the past three years. It has taken me almost four years to complete…… Continue reading Mission Accomplished
It was my first time as a coordinator of an English Camp. It was a success. I met some challenges while leading my 20 university undergraduates to prepare for this camp which caters to the English learning needs of 49 Form One and Form Two school students. During the camp, I observed one student who…… Continue reading English Camp
It has been a while since I last blogged I was busy with work and study Today is a sad but inspiring day An inspiring life of a colleague, Ms Sim Chzia Poaw just ended and is to be continued in Heaven I am not close to her But only get to know her deeply through…… Continue reading An Inspiring Life