Later this week I’m meeting up with a friend to help her set up a Twitter profile and a teacher blog, and to help get her established. It shouldn’t be too much of a struggle as she is already a stupendously good teacher with a lot to say, and she is keen to get started. […]Read more "5 Reasons Why Edu Twitter Is Good"
It is a melancholy object to those who traverse the classrooms of this great country, when they see the schools cluttered with tattered books filled with pupils’ thoughts – sellotaped together by similarly tattered teachers – and witness the grey clouds of curiosity billowing over the young like a bad smog. I think it is […]Read more "A Modest Proposal To Fix Our Broken Education System"
Storytelling is a beautiful thing. I gladly allow it to leak across my timetable, and find it hard to cull a good session when the kids are interested. It is memorable for them, and even with the older ones I teach, the act of pausing the daily routine, getting down onto the carpet, is one […]Read more "Improv(is)e Your Storytelling"