Turning on your webcam, staring at your screen and inviting parents into your home can be daunting, even if it is done.
But, you know what? None of that is true. Here’s how I delivered not one, but TWO parent’s evenings from the comfort of home – and why it went way smoother than I ever expected. … More How I delivered parent’s evening…from home?
Here are the key messages from Bruce’s text that stood out to me, which you could bring into the classroom this term if we ever hope to close the word gap. … More Lindsay Bruce’s activities for closing the word gap | Book Club
How are you going to celebrate doing so well to make it this far in the academic year? And what’s the best way to celebrate Christmas as a teacher? This is what I’ll be doing over the next fortnight: … More Christmas as a teacher: Step-by-step | Day in the life
[4-minute read] “Here’s what to expect from the first four weeks of a (normal) PGCE training year.” … More What to expect from the first four weeks | PGCE: Day in the Life
[5-minute read] “If you’re wondering how to go about getting experience in a classroom without committing to a paid position, like that of a TA, then you’ve come to the right blog post. Here’s how I did it…” … More How I observed a classroom
[4-minute read] “I left the next morning in good spirits, wondering how on Earth the next year would ever top 2018.” Read the final instalment of my 2018-in-review series. … More Christmas & Cathedrals | 2018-in-Review
[4-minute read] “For the first time in my life, I shifted down into first gear. I took things slow. I relaxed when I didn’t know the meaning of the word.” Read all about the busiest, most exciting June and July on record right here. … More Food & Festivals | 2018 in Review
[6-minute read] “This post is mainly for me, to have a public memory to look back on. But when there’s an opportunity for some good content, I’m always going to take it.” Read all about the first five months of my 2018 right now. … More The First Five Months | 2018 in Review
[5-minute read] I’ve been sent a tuckbox full of goodies from the student platform Campus Society. Who knows what could be inside…? … More Campus Society’s Student Survival Kit | A review
[3-minute read] I’ve had over thirty job rejections, and blame that entirely on video interviews. Here’s why they suck. … More Why video interviews suck | Graduate Diaries