Imagine your classroom without a smartboard, without the internet. Unplug it all and think about what it would be like to teach without the trappings of modern technology. Continue reading The future of education: What if we switched off the Smartboard?
Representation of neurodiverse young people is so important; books like these hold up not only a mirror, but also a window in which we can all get a glimpse of what it is like to experience the world differently. Continue reading Using “A Kind of Spark” to connect with students
My students were all born this side of the year 2000, so it is highly likely that will be unfamiliar with this video until I show it to them. Continue reading “Stay” by Shakespears Sister and how I’m using it in my teaching
A precious glimpse into the life and mind of one of our most gifted writers. Continue reading This week I’m reading: On Writing by Stephen King
After five months of working from home, I finally returned to my workplace today! Continue reading Back to Life (back to reality)
On Monday I started a new job, but that same evening the Prime Minister announced another lockdown… Continue reading New Year, New Job… New Lockdown
Thanksgiving, haircuts and Miley Cyrus… Continue reading Weekly Highlights #8
Well, dear reader, I am now self-isolating. Continue reading Lockdown 2.0: trapped at home