I wonder if a lot of teachers out there would jump straight to academic outcomes when thinking about their successes over the past year.
This is the tenth part of my Reflection Series for 2017 – a self-reflection of my teaching this year. What do you hope your students remember most about you as a teacher? We all hope that our students remember us fondly, and…
When was a time this year when you felt joyful and/or inspired about the work that you do?
‘Improvement’ can mean so many different things, and they aren’t all academically slanted in my educational view.
So we’ve done it, come to the end of another term. It brings such an odd range of emotions with it – relief and worry are top of my list. What a roller-coaster!
If you teach teenagers, you know how much easier the job is when your class is on side. If they have your back, and know you have theirs, classroom interactions become less about behaviour management and more about learning. They…
I’m not sure how teachers can be successful at teaching children things like manners and respect when all too often they are taught the exact opposite at home.
By Anonymous One of our regular readers asked for me to share this story anonymously. After 3 years teaching and a lot of recent soul-searching, they have decided to leave their school, and here are their reasons why.