Archive for the ‘writing’ Category


Tanda Bahagia: What makes a teacher happy?

No Comments// Posted in award, english, learning, reflection, teaching, writing by on 09.23.18.

I’m grateful to be featured in Kosmo today on the Tanda Bahagia segment on things that make me happy. There are many ways teachers can be motivated and engaged professionally and on a personal level. To me, it is important to sustain your passion as a teacher by sharing and learning from one another. Being […]


Hyacinth Gaudart English Teacher Award 2018

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I count my blessing to be the recipient of the Hyacinth Gaudart award from the Queen of Johor at the 26th MELTA International Conference 2018. The award is given to teachers who have contributed significantly beyond the classroom walls. Alhamdulillah, I am grateful to be recognised although there are many inspirational teachers out there who […]


Lost for words? Cool websites to teach and learn vocabulary

No Comments// Posted in e-classroom, english, english literature, ICT, learning, teaching, vocabulary, writing by on 09.30.17.

One of the main challenges for students in writing is lack of vocabulary, specifically in describing an object or situation. I’d like to share two cool websites that anyone can use to assist them in describing words more effectively. For teachers, you can facilitate the students to choose suitable words from the list of websites […]


Envisaging Beyond E-Learning: Innovator’s Mindset #IMMOOC

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When I signed up for the Innovator’s Mindset MOOC by George Couros, my main reason is to revive the important learning nuggets I’ve picked up from the book by discussing with others. For the first week of #IMMOOC , we are encouraged to blog on this:  Why is innovation in education so crucial today?  I’ve […]


English Literature Component Form 1: Fair’s Fair

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After completing my book chapter on MOOCs for teacher professional development in Malaysia, I’ve finally got around designing another online learning resource for my students. This time, I’ve developed a ThingLink resource on Fair’s Fair, a novel written by Narinder Dhami. Fair’s Fair is a novel in the Form 1’s English Literature Component where it […]