I’m not a slow reader and I never have been, I’m just lazy (and you probably are too). Here’s why: … More I’m not a slow reader, I’m just lazy
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?
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’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
[3-minute read] I watched Kieran Larwood, children’s author, talk books for an hour. Turns out, he’s as good a speaker as he is a writer. … More Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 | Kieran Larwood’s Freaks and Peculiars
[8-minute read] I’ve revisted my favourite series as a child – Chris Bradford’s Young Samurai – and analysed its impact on children in a post-Brexit/Trump era, as well the way it affected me in 2008. … More Young Samurai: The Wary Reader | Book Club