Think back to teaching NQT year… free time, what free time? A life? No I don’t have one of those – look at my displays, look at my marking pile, look at my individualised behavior charts and trackers, look at my relationship crumbling, look at my weight fluctuating vigorously (or in my case ESCALATING RAPIDLY!) […]Read more "Teacher’s Free Time… Is it a Myth?"
First Year of teaching, Year 3/4 trip to the Grosvernor Museum, Chester. Momma Snooks (see previous blog) was not attending the trip with her class, they had been on a previous day, so I was riding solo (ish) – the other teacher was an RQT and the trip leader – not ideal on reflection. All […]Read more "Lively School Trips!"
I have experimented with a range of displays over the last 5/6 years… here are some examples of my displays and my thoughts on what works and what doesn’t. The displays in my room are used for a range of purposes,but mainly: To support/inform To engage To show off In a recent staff meeting their […]Read more "What do your displays look like?"
During my time tweeting I have seen many people responding to questions around their top resources – what couldn’t you live without!?! My latest reply to @Mr_P_Hillips acknowledged my need for the @ELMOEurope visualiser, the @descriptosaurus by Alison Wilcox and bad jokes by yours truly. Taking the time to consider this […]Read more "Who looks after the teachers?"
Currently sat in the staffroom, pile of extended writing books at my side… a fruit tea at the ready ( it’s the only way I can reduce my sugar intake, I’m not cool or trendy!) considering my first blog… here goes… One of the Original #PrimaryHeroes – why title my page in this way? Back […]Read more "#Primaryheroes WHAT!?! An explanation…"