28 March 2011

Off the beaten track: Musical rendezvous

Yesterday, after a long time, I had time to visit youtube and watch recordings of my favourite soft rock singers.  

It was nice to watch The Beatles singing "Michelle", the lyrics of which came to my help when I was learning French at the Alliance Francais, Gaborone.

I think that songs by singers such as Mark Knopfler are a musical treat at times. When it comes to music, I remember my good friend and colleague Ulrich Klaussen. He was an accomplished violinist. He and I used to share Physics teaching workload at the school in which we taught. 

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I am a retired K-12 Education Management Professional. I have worked at different levels in K-12 school systems, textbook publishing, elearning and Education NGOs. I have held memberships in The Association for Science Education (UK), American Association of Physics Teachers and The Malaysian Institute of Physics. I hold a 1st class B Sc Degree in Physics followed by B Ed [English and Physical Science] and M A [Childcare and Education] degrees. My published works include 59 articles in teacher development magazines in India and the US and a book entitled `Creative Classrooms and Child Friendly Schools' (listed in Amazon). This book is almost an anecdotal account of my professional experience in six countries (including Cambodia where I worked as Technical Adviser to the Ministry of Education, Youth And Sports). I served as mentor in the Certificate of Teaching Mastery Program offered by Teachers Without Borders.