4-day weeks bring me so much joy. I love my job, but I also love time off. It means getting time to recover if it’s been a busy week and time to get yourself sorted at home. Here’s how a 4-day work week could revolutionise teaching … More Why the 4-day week would revolutionise teaching
Use social media without it using you. That’s the main takeaway from this blog post. Interested in reading how to reduce your usage, with strategies that work? Then look no further … More Should you reject social media?
Should we embrace social media? Does it help us in our lives in any way? Or is it more a drain on our brain power? That’s the question I’ve had for years. And finally, I think I might have the answer. … More Should you embrace social media?
Quitting music was never intentional, but for seven months, I didn’t pick up the ukulele. This is why I quit music, and why I’m finally making my return. … More Why I quit music (and why I’m going back)
How do we get time to ourselves these days? How can we create moments of silence in such a busy world? … More Creating silence in a busy world
What I would consider to be ‘professional’ book reviewing is the work that I’ve done with the UKLA this year. Here’s a breakdown of what that entails, how to get involved, and when you’ll get to hear about what I’ve been reading. … More How I became a professional book reviewer
Feedback is an essential part of life, in school or otherwise. How do you know how you’ve done in something if nobody tells you? Here’s how to do a better job of it in the classroom 👨🏻🏫 … More Learning with our mistakes | Feedback in the classroom
There were some pretty great reads throughout 2021, but which were my favourites? More importantly, did I learn anything from them? 📚 … More 25 books in 2021 | Which were my 5 favourites?
Now that we’ve made it through yet another pandemic-filled year, it’s time for a final reflection. Did I meet my goals this year? And what am I aiming for this year? Are there any lessons that I’ve picked up along the way? … More Success & Failure | Did I meet my 2021 goals?
Doug Lemov once said that practice makes permanent – and it’s true. The more we practice, the more we will remember what we have practiced. Will what we recall be correct? Hopefully, but not if we’ve consistently practiced the wrong thing. … More Practice makes permanent | Secrets to success