This blog has charted an interesting period in my teaching life. When I first started blogging here, it was as a classroom teacher looking for an echo chamber to reflect and develop my practice. Then I became a Head of Year and … Continue reading
New custom flow chart on the wall to guide students around an activity.
Through the classroom On Tuesday night I was asked by our Head to do a quick and engaging starter for our staff directed time. I came up with ‘Through the classroom’. Utilizing my wasted youth practicing Loyd Grossman impressions and … Continue reading
Last night we had a twilight professional development session at work and as part of that we were put into Action Research groups. After a bit of soul searching I’ve come up with the things I really want to focus … Continue reading
This is it! I promise. As some of my colleagues have pointed out, I’ve been rather acronym obsessed recently, but I think I’ve finally nailed it and I’m going to stick with ACT. It’s taken me a long time … Continue reading
I’ve been using CUE 1234, (Content, Understanding, Evaluation) for several months now with my students as an assessment tool. Now I’m starting to wonder whether I should change it slightly? My main issue is that there is a definite overlap … Continue reading
Today has been a great day… an inspiring day in fact. That it has been so has been all the more unusual for the fact I am currently snowed under with work and busy dealing with multiple incidents in my … Continue reading