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Monthly Archives: October 2011
“You don’t learn stuff from bad teachers, you just learn stuff about bad teachers.” These are the exact words from a conversation between three boys aged 11-14 today. I know because the conversation took place in my car. Something to think about?
Writing skills in my classroom have increased with a slowing down of targets. The pressure of only seeing my writing students once a week resulted in me trying to achieve too much in one lesson and in the end I … Continue reading
Dan Haesler – teacher, blogger, speaker, Positive Psychology advocate and colleague – has done a fantastic post this week titled “Kids Shouldn’t Go To School.” I think every teacher should take the time to read and ponder over the essential … Continue reading