Don't Waste Time Commuting. I have recently gone from a commute of less than 20 minutes walk to over an hours drive each way. That has led to me wanting to find ways to make use of that time. Here are 7 suggestions to use the time you spend commuting more productively. Turn Netflix into… Continue reading 7 Ways to Harness the Potential of Your Commute
Can you guess who said the following about education Donald Trump: President of the United States, or one of the Simpsons?
Inclusive education is at the heart of education thinking in the UK but seems constantly challenged by policies such as Zero Tolerance behaviour and spending cuts that remove the support so important for our children to thrive in school.
Sometimes things in the world get a little too much. Time for another quote based post This time from Stranger Things.
Social stories are a tried and tested way of teaching social skills but for some learners they are too much. I needed a way to remind a student of the rules but in a way that didn't single them out as being the focus of the story. Some people will say this won't work as autistic children can't generalise.... but anyone who has worked with autism knows a lot of what people say is actually a myth or just does not apply to an individual.
Just a lighthearted blog for the end of half term. These are some lessons about teaching from the movies.
In some schools there seems to be some rules teachers feel they need to follow. No one knows where these rules came from. The dusty typewritten rule sheet lies on an unreachable shelf in the geography cupboard with the old over head transparencies. So here are some rules that you have my permission to break.
Serious post or lighthearted post? Well I am trying to do #teacher5aday29dayswriting so I thought I'd go a little lighthearted for day 19. Here's one for readers from the USA. ME and Jess have the same Job role so there is an educational link, honest. When you think you hear a certain word. "I said… Continue reading 7 Times New Girl Summed up being a Teacher