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I have not posted anything here since before Christmas. Despite trying to keep it updated - Blogs are not my thing, but I gave it a go. 

Since Christmas I have been working more teaching my groups from Primary school online due to that dreaded Covid and another lockdown. Life in general has been full on again. Too much work and too little exercise. And this damn weather is not helping one bit. 

Today is March 10th - My final TMA has gone in and I have one iCMA to complete (even though I don't have to do it due to my decent scores on others) - i will still take the maths practice an day. 

There is still no sporting events happening - but on a good note - School is back for my boys Monday. Yey! Hopefully that will be the end of home schooling now. I cant take it anymore. 

Heard today that I have been tasked to take a group of year 3 boys to complete a Minecraft project for a competition. I can't believe it - I get to go to work and play Minecraft 3 days a week. WHHHHAAAT! 

And so with my final module TMA in and all study weeks complete I bid T192 farewell and prepare myself to move onto T193. 

Its been an experience since I first started out but feeling good about it and hoping for a decent final mark that could potentially give me a decent pass mark for this module. It is going to be a long wait for the final results. 

Until I get my results I'm taking a few weeks off to recharge and let it all sink in. 

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Light at the end of the tunnel

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Leading into my final weeks now and I'm collecting and working on my TMA02. Fallen a bit behind these last couple of weeks and could do with xmas break now to just type up some notes and relax a little. But first TMA time. T - 12 days. 

Mathematical problem is making my head spin and thinking and rethinking which formula to use to solve the problem. I know I know it but I just keep doubting myself. 

First, day school today and that helped a lot with getting to grips with algebra. Fingers crossed I'm making a breakthrough. 
I don't know what I'm going to do when I get exams...It is clear I can't seem to prosses and work out the maths quick enough. So slow. I read and re read, answer then doubt the answer, change it, change it back - argh! 
Need more confidence from somewhere. 

This week has been quiet. Covid cases have shot up, school stayed closed for 2 days as a precaution while the LA worked their way through contact tracing. Football and rugby cancelled. However, the eldest managed to get to his first swimming lesson since March. At last he is back in the pool if only for a few weeks. After all the fuss that he didn't want to go - he came away beaming and cant wait to go back. 

Changes are looming in work with unions wanting schools to revert to online learning for the last week of term (welcome to my world kids) to allow for potential positive cases to be identified or those needing to self isolate to do so before Christmas break. Not a bad idea. Last week of school before xmas term is pretty quiet and chilled anyway in schools. BUT, no xmas concert and no xmas party. This is so sad for staff and kids. But what will be will be for the coming months in the hope we can get out of these tough times safely and soon. 



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