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This is How I would Teach it

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If you are catching me for the first time. ( I think I had 8 people looking at this blog before I abandoned it last year due to life) you will see from other posts I usually share a free idea or resource then say “This is how I would teach it.” So this post is just dipping my toe back into the biosphere after being too overwhelmed to keep up. Please share if you can. More users always helps keep me going!

Its summer 2019. I don’t even know when I touched this blog last. I created it because I hate pay to play teacher sites. Making money off your teaching ideas, resources and approaches is for college professors and textbook companies. Teachers Pay Teachers is the saddest commentary on the state of our profession. We take the meager salaries we have, invest them…

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Language: The Key to Culture in Your School

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Working in schools, I found that I was able to come to a provisional understanding of the culture driving the school simply in the walk from the reception to the Head Teacher’s office. The interactions I heard between staff and students told me most of what I needed to know about which forces were driving the school.

In that short walk I’ve heard apoplectic teachers screaming at students, teachers indifferent to students talking to them and teachers for whom serving the needs of the individual student are clearly paramount. No extensive evidence base is more informative of the ruling culture in a school than the simple interactions students and teachers have on the corridor.

I don’t think enough work goes into ensuring that students receive a consistent and nurturing experience throughout the school day and it is in these inconsistencies that poor behaviour manifests itself.

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