Next to planning ahead, batching activities is the #2 activity in saving time, getting organised, and feeling more productive every day. … More The brilliance of batching and why you should do it too
Here’s my simple routine that fits alongside any day spent teaching. It could revitalise your health and help you take back time for yourself each day. … More Exercise for teachers | Simply staying in shape
Importantly, my meals have to taste good and – generally – be healthy. You can’t guarantee that with ready meals and frozen pizzas. How can I ensure that I have something yummy, healthy and quick to cook?
Enter meal planning. … More A minimalist’s guide to mastering meal planning | BuJo Basics
Let’s fast forward to early 2021, and I’ve already exceeded last year’s total, well on the way to exceeding this year’s goal. What’s my secret for making so much reading progress this year? … More The Joy of Speed Listening | Productivity Hacks
Today’s book club is about the most essential guide to game-changing productivity that I have ever seen.
This is Atomic Habits, by James Clear. … More The productivity game-changer | Book Club
I use a Bullet Journal to successfully build – and sustain – habits. Here’s how you can too: … More How to successfully build habits | BuJo Basics
What an unusual first term we had before Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I felt knackered. I’ve been told that the autumn term is always the hardest, and I don’t doubt it. Lots of experienced teachers echoed that it was likely the hardest September-December they’d ever faced so, whether you’re training, a veteran … More Placement #2: Hitting the Ground Running | PGCE: Day in the Life
I’ve got three big targets for 2021. They fall under three creative aspects of my life: learning, creating and doing. Here’s what they entail: … More Learning, Creating, Doing | 2021 Goals
2020 taught me a lot of life lessons to take away and into the new year. Here are the final ten that I wanted to share (you can find the first ten on my blog too!). … More 20 things I learned in 2020 – Part II | Deep Dive
Search your memories of the year gone by and I’m sure you’ll also discover the 20 lessons that you’ve learned, big or small, to reflect on. Here are the first 10 of mine. … More 20 things that I learned in 2020 – Part I | Deep Dive