With the New Year beckoning, I’ve picked out six of my personal favourite posts from the first year of this blog…just in case you missed them, of course.
The first post on the blog, dealing partly with the problem of how to find a more palatable term than “traditionalist” for those who favour a knowledge-rich curriculum and proper standards of behaviour.
Some thoughts on the relentless focus on the supposed wellbeing of students who are punished in any way, let alone suspended or excluded, at the expense of those whose learning is disrupted or whose physical safety is put at risk.
The PQ post with the most hits by far. Reflections on the ambiguities often involved in cases of bullying, with some perhaps unexpected commendation for a progressivist poser and some suggestions for dealing with both parties.
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