I hope you had a great Christmas and New Year's holiday and are ready for a new semester. The hallways may be empty as we begin in 2021, but that learning buzz continues as I see both teachers and students engaged with online lessons as distance learning continues at IEGS.
For many, the new year brings much promise for new opportunities to learn, improve, be inspired, take risks and be open to change. The new year holiday is also a time when many people choose to make a New Year’s resolution. A recent study published in the American scientific journal PLOS ONE, on 9 December 2020
If you’re ever feeling unmotivated, here’s a small suggestion: google Kristina Paltén. You’ll find a link to her website, and there you can read about her absolutely incredible accomplishments. She has to set world records (322,93 km in 48 hours and 107,49 kilometers in 12 hours), climbed mountains, sailed from Fiji to New Zealand, the list goes on. She’s also the first woman to have run across Iran.
When Kristina first started speaking, what she was told us about herself was quite different to what I was seeing. She seemed perfectly comfortable talking in front of students and teachers