Criticising resources


I contributed to lessons for Oak Academy. We were under huge time pressure and although there was proofreading, some errors crept in. Most of them are minor things such as spellings. I cringed when I looked at one of mine and saw I had used “practice” as a verb – how could I, as a pedant for this sort of thing, have made that mistake? Yet it is easily done. As far as I am aware, I have never pointed out spelling mistakes on any resources shared on Twitter or TES resources. Nor have I criticised any grammar mistakes, even if the resource is about teaching a grammar point.

I have just come across a lot of indignation at someone criticising the punctuation in a resource shared on Twitter. While I am happy for people to point out my spelling errors, I do get the argument that some people may…

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Full time teacher for over 30 years - last 9 years as Head of Department. Broadly traditional - I support the idea of core knowledge - but disagree with scripted lessons! All views my own
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