Monthly Archives: December 2013

Michael Gove is Horatius on the Bridge: Radio 4 Start the Week on history

Originally posted on Kmflett's Blog:
Michael Gove is Horatius on the Bridge: Radio 4 Start the Week on history On December 30th Education Secretary Michael Gove appeared on Radio 4’s Start the Week to discuss history and history teaching.…

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A look back at 2013, and forward to the future

Originally posted on cavmaths:
I guess inevitably, given the time of year, I have been in a rather reflective mood. I suppose the season builds to NYE, Christmas passes, you catch up with family and friends you haven’t seen for…

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nikki able: Nurture 1314 – 2013 the year that was…

Having read many of the nurture posts, I felt that I had to have a go at writing my own.  Some of the posts have inspired me, some have moved me to tears and some have intimidated me in terms … Continue reading

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What’s done, what’s next.

Originally posted on mrbunkeredu:
I love a to-do list. Almost every day (sometimes twice a day) I earnestly write myself a list of jobs and tasks to complete, which almost never gets completed. My desk is littered with multicoloured post-it notes,…

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Primary Tweeters to follow in 2014

Originally posted on Ramblings of a Teacher:
I’ve watched the #nurture1314 hashtag go from strength to strength, but it’s not really my sort of thing. However, as my end-of-year-review, I’m finally getting round to following up on @Samfr‘s excellent post…

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Commitment

Originally posted on Stack of Marking:
One of my first teaching heroes never even became a teacher. She was a colleague of mine on the PGCE course; bright, funny with wide eyes encased firmly behind some serious coke-bottle specs. She…

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I want to tell you a story…

Originally posted on Psych(ed):
I’m rapidly realising that research with young people is more fraught with problems than I originally surmised. Ironically, the very area of my research should have highlighted this possibility, in that young people will go…

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2014 – Reasons to be Educationally Cheerful | HuntingEnglish

‘And these words shall then become Like Oppression’s thundered doom Ringing through each heart and brain, Heard again – again – again – ‘Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number – Shake your chains to earth like dew Which … Continue reading

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow | Just Trying To Be Better Than Yesterday

Amongst all the reflection and positive vibes kicking around at this time of year there must come a point when I take stock of the real issue. As a teacher, the only question I need to ask myself is, ‘Am … Continue reading

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A Year in the BLOG (Through the eyes of a Wild Turkey Bourbon)

Originally posted on Oldprimaryhead:
I was forced to write this retrospective. Forced by the BLOG police of the Twittersphere ™. I wrote my first blog in January. It came after a great night out in the Highbury Vaults (Lovely Bristol…

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