Blog to Book

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I know I have been away for quite some time. A lot has changed. I got married, moved to Australia and now I have a beautiful baby boy. I haven’t been teaching for almost two years now. I have decided to take my career to the next level. I will be opening my own tutoring center here in Sydney in January, hopefully. I can’t wait to tell you all about it soon. My blog hasn’t been updated since. However, I have almost 6 years of posts related to my teaching experience and things I have shared with you. Therefore, I decided to compile my favourite posts related to teaching only and put them in a book. I may not be the perfect teacher but I feel that what I am sharing with you worked with me in my classroom and helped me a lot as a teacher and I would like to share it with you. My book will be available soon on and ebay. I will also be in Lebanon next week till August 15th. Topics in this book include:

  • How to Feng Shui your classroom to gain discipline and organization
  • Tips for decorating your classroom
  • Classroom management ideas that will helpin 
controlling unwanted behavior
  • Few teaching methods and ideas
  • Encouraging students to a healthy lifestyle

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to comment or contact me privately on: and I will reply to you asap.



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Why is “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” such a popular book?



Why is “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” such a popular children’s book?

Small babies will just love listening to you read and looking at the pictures. Toddlers will enjoy turning the pages and, after a few readings, “reading” some of the words for you. They will also start to count with you as you read about all the things the caterpillar ate.

I suggest you buy this book if you can, rather than borrowing it from the library-illustrations resemble collages and are simple and colourful.

-The story is about the caterpillar eating, an activity that’s easy for small children to relate to and understand.
-The text is also simple, with lots of repetition which enables littlies to predict what might be going to happen next.
-Another thing children love about The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the holes in the book that make it look as if the caterpillar has eaten his way through the pages.
– There are several educational themes going on: numbers and counting, identifying different foods and the days of the week.
– The book also introduces children to the different life stages of a butterfly.







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Why I read to my 3 month old baby


Why I read to my 3 month old baby:
1- My baby won’t understand my words, but hearing my voice stimulates an interest in sounds and helps him develop listening skills.
2- No matter what your baby’s age, reading together is a great opportunity for cuddling and bonding.
3- By developing a regular reading routine from the start, books will become a natural part of my child’s day — one that he’ll associate with fun.
4- Reading to him helps build vocabulary, stimulates imagination, and improves communication skills.
5- Repetition is good because it helps him build language skills. I have been reading the same story for the past week.
6-He may also be fascinated by pictures with bright colors and sharp contrast
You don’t have to get all the way through a book, either. Just taking a few minutes here and there to read aloud to your child can make a difference.

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Superfood smoothie


Try this superfood smoothie and I’m sure your kids will love it.

1/2 cup hemp seeds
1 1/2 cups plain or vanilla milk
1/2 – 3/4 cup ice cubes
2-3 overripe bananas, smooshed
1/2 cup or more frozen or fresh blueberries or strawberries (optional)
1/2-1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Place all the ingredients in a blender, and puree for a few minutes until hemp and chia seeds are pulverized and mix is smooth.

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My Tutoring Services Office!



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Miss Farah on Cloud 961 magazine!



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Be safe at summer camp!


If you are enrolling your child in a summer camp, make sure to keep your kids safe. here are a few tips:
1- Make sure your child is dressed comfortably with a cap and bottle of water and have him/her apply sunscreen.
2- Make sure that the summer camp you are enrolling your child into has a medical professional, nurse, and qualified trainers.
3- Make sure you talk to the person in charge of the summer camp and have him or her explain everything for you.
4-Talk to your child when he or she is back home and have them tell you what about their day and open up to you.
Have a wonderful summer :)
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My students dancing to Jai Ho! Indian song

It was amazing!!!!! So proud of my students!

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Grade 2 A “Memories”

Today I finished making the Cds for my students to take them as souvenirs. I made a slideshow using all our photos throughout the year and I put music. We watched it together today in class and it got pretty emotional Sad smile It was so sad, but I’m so glad I was able to inspire my students and to see that they really appreciate what I did for them. I love them so much and I wish them the best in life. Until we meet again…

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A few days left…

Can you guess what I’m doing in this photo? Yep i started removing all the classroom decoration! Just a few days left ….

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