Education & Careers
Elaine is a confident and professional Content Writer & Editor, currently based in Australia. She has written professional content for business, corporate, not-for-profit, and educational purposes. This includes extensive research, proof-reading and editing experience. Elaine also writes flash fiction, micro-fiction, and short stories and her work has been published on Reflex Press, AdHoc Fiction, Mercurial Stories, and Underground Writers. Her work has been long and shortlisted for the Reflex Press quarterly prize and National Flash Fiction Day Micro Fiction Prize, and published in three anthologies dedicated to flash fiction.
Below is a small sample of her work.
Education & Careers
Imagine teaching your students about the solar system. Now imagine being able to give them the opportunity to really 'see' the solar system. Take this one step further and imagine enabling your students to be able to step into the galaxy and walk around the planets.
Career quizzes have long been the favoured method in schools for students to start building an idea of the different career pathways and jobs that might be relevant for them. There's a whole range of websites offering up different tests and quizzes that students can sit in front of for half an hour before it reveals their 'top' results.
Either through conversations with colleagues or from the power of the internet, you probably have some idea of what 'EdTech' means and what it refers to. But have you thought about how it applies to you in the classroom? Especially when it comes to careers education?
Health & Psychology
Last Updated on Mindfulness has been covered extensively on the site, with lots of helpful ideas and resources focusing on how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life, and the benefits of doing so. Mindfulness is applicable in a number of areas.
Like most people, music fuels a large part of my life. In times of emotional highs and lows, I turn to music as a way of making sense of different experiences. I'm one of those annoying people who, once I find a song that I connect with, will play it on repeat.
Like many of you no doubt, I've spent a long time thinking I was simply no good at networking. In fact, I've spent a long time thinking I was no good at socializing full stop. Then I realized, the main reason I was finding it so painful was because I was being asked the wrong questions, and in turn I was asking the wrong questions.
Productivity + Lifestyle
How many of us have thought, if I earn this much, I'll be happier or if I owned that thing, I'll be happier? I'm willing to gamble more than a few. So it's refreshing that in recent years, as a society, we've started to move away from the idea that economic success, wealth and possessions are signs of achievement or the sole items responsible for our happiness.
The standard of a resume seems outdated, especially in creative industries where you (rightly) believe the focus should be on your skills, work, and character. But while a stellar portfolio may be what lands you the job, that doesn't mean you can forget about having a resume just yet.
Modern society rewards and reveres people who are busy. The busier you are, the more productive you must be. Your output has to be adding value, right? Not necessarily. Here are some of the most common beliefs about improving productivity-and why they're actually making you less productive.