Inspired by the fantastic #Nurture1314 reviews I’ve read over the last few days, here are my reflections…
13 reasons to be thankful:
- In October, the school I teach in was placed in Special Measures. Staff at the school have mostly responded to this with a steely determination to show rapid and sustained progress, although the pressure the judgement has created has been hard to bear. I fully believe the judgement was not deserved. This response is not complacency; much of the work we do is good, and we were not treated justly. I am fighting on.
- Twitter as inspiration, particularly this term. It has been incredibly powerful for me to have conversations about good practice with other English teachers, free from the constraints of special measures. I owe a huge thanks to @agwilliams, @KerryPulleyn, @MissLFrosty, @shornymorgan and many, many others for their contributions to #engchatuk and #literacychatuk.
- The creative and inspirational blogs I read that restore my faith in…
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