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23
FEB
2014

DIRT and Marking Time Saves

I’ll be honest, as a pastime marking is up there with sticking needles in my eyes. It is time consuming, boring and often repetitive. To make matters worse all of this is in vain if pupils do nothing with the carefully crafted words of wisdom offered. So, we need to be...
20
FEB
2014

Improving attitudes to learning – a new approach?

At the start of every year, term or after a poor lesson, thousands of teachers sit down to try and devise the perfect seating plan for their classes. I’ve personally spent hours moving names around the page trying to achieve the perfect balance between keeping my students happy...