So I have thought about this post for a while and if I wanted to wade in...but it's hot and stuffy so I am wading in to the water! It's the 100% attendance award debate. Firstly, now I have waded head strong into the tide I am going to back track a bit and retreat… Continue reading Can we all be 100%…100% of the time?
Progress, progress, progress...it seems to be the buzz word of the moment in education but the question always remains...how do we show progress? These are a few examples I have seen over my time in education. I will hold judgement on which I feel is most useful as what works for one will not always… Continue reading How can we check pupils are learning?
It is at this point in the year that everyone is counting down...pupils are waiting for the holidays as much as staff and parents are waiting for a break to the manic of the school runs. So is this the time to get some down time and put on the videos!? Well I am not… Continue reading A change instead of a rest? How to end the summer term blues!
So over first week of the holiday I have tried to enjoy the down time. I have had fun in the (very hot) sun over the past week and tried to enjoy a bit of doing nothing. As far as the challenges go I think I am doing well so this is a little update… Continue reading Summer Playlist….Track 1: Getting going!
As holidays are here for some and fast (or not so fast enough) approaching for many teachers it's the time of year I try to think about what the summer will bring for me! Firstly it's time to reconnect with friends and family but then what...teaching is a full time thing and to suddenly have… Continue reading To do…My Summer Playlist
Sometimes in life if you concentrate on the little things then the big things will look after themselves. I was always told if you looked after your pennies the pounds will look after themselves and I think we could take this approach in education and it could make a big difference to staff moral. So… Continue reading It’s the little things in life….