Many educators have, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, been introduced to the concept of culturally responsive teaching (CRT) and to authors such as Geneva Gay—who coined … Continue reading
My sons have met Dave Grohl and said he was as kind and pleasant as this post makes him out to be.
Prepare for the new school year with a back-to-school checklist. This comprehensive list will help you get ready for your elementary school class. Preparing your classroom for the new school … Continue reading
Easy. It is a common word in education. Often, teachers will ask if the class wants the easy quiz or the hard quiz. They’ll give the option for an easy … Continue reading
While the most important things for teachers to do during the school holidays is rest and recuperate, the summer months can also be a period to do something productive which … Continue reading
Oliver Quinlan shares some of the key ideas from his book The Thinking Teacher. Being inspired by something feels good; it makes you feel energised, like you have learned something … Continue reading
Teachers vilified as UK government tries to force opening of schools without adequate protection for pupils and staff…
From heroes to villains in a few days… like other public sector and key workers, teachers have been lauded for keeping schools open to a limited extent to care for … Continue reading
Thank you to all who support and deliver learning across the world for struggling on in a time of crisis…
This from the UK…
Thanks to Sharon Domine for sharing this on LinkedIn.
Work-related stress in the teaching profession has increased for the third consecutive year, with sharp rises in tearfulness, difficulty sleeping and irritability amongst education professionals across the UK according to … Continue reading
Many thanks to the redoubtable Steve Waters for his kind permission to reproduce this essential and comprehensive mental health audit tool for your school. This is all the information you … Continue reading
There has always been a crisis over teacher workload in British schools. When I began my teaching career it was related to marking. The assumption that you would keep on … Continue reading