I’ve been through a lot in my first year as a full-time teacher. We all have, newly qualified or not. But the important thing to remember is that we made it. Against the odds, in the most unusual of years, we came out the other side – relatively unscathed. These are my key takeaways. … More Reflecting on a year of teaching
These might not be free resources for download, but these are my simple strategies for how I lesson plan effectively. I hope they help! … More Simple strategies for effective lesson planning
Here’s how I applied, interviewed, and coped with rejection from the number one University in the world. … More Coping with rejection from University of Oxford
Teacher or not, many of us have turned to remote working. I’ve already discussed my first thoughts on teaching from home, but that wouldn’t have been possible without a solid desk setup. Here’s the rig that’s been getting me through remote learning. … More My teaching-from-home desk setup
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?
[4-minute read] I turn 24-years-old in two days…I’ve decided to reflect on my whole life up to this point, narrowing the scope down a highlight, a change, and something to be excited for. … More Reflecting on 24 birthdays | Deep Dive
[3-minute read] “My first few days on placement were just as busy as they were at Uni, but just as fun. Here’s a run-down of how they went.” … More First days on placement | PGCE: 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