The Need for Hopemongering

When I was in primary school, the teacher was trying to explain about extreme weather to us, and how it might be influenced by our actions and pollution. We weren’t quite getting it – we couldn’t quite grasp how the process worked. The teacher decided a different approach.  “OK look out of the window. Now, […]

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Hopemongering For Year 5

No teacher is madly keen about going ‘on record’ to declare that they wish to bring misery into pupils lives. Today, I did. In the unit we put together on Global Citizenship for my Year 5 Class, I have very self-consciously wanted to bring the realities of the modern world to the children. What I […]

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