A couple of weeks ago my blog reached 50,000 views after eight months of blogging. I have been genuinely shocked that so many people have taken the time to read my hapless scribblings. A huge thank you for your support.
The posts I have been most pleased with have been the ones on writing. The reason is simple: they have had the most effect on the students I teach. I will cautiously assert that I think I am a better teacher of writing than I once was and that the thinking that has gone into the writing of these blogposts has been the agent of change.
Here’s a short chronological directory for you if you are new to the blog:
1. The beauty of paired writing. Although I am sometimes sceptical about the efficiency of collaborative work in the English classroom, getting students to verbalise, adjust and hone sentences in…
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