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Reports should be…

Honest.  You do students no favours in the long run by pulling punches.  If a student is lazy, say they’re…

Long-distance running

Mrs. Orange was a long-distance running coach.  She was at a training session, and she’d brought along her brother, Mr.…

What is functional walking?

Obviously, everyone wants children to leave school competent walkers.  It’s a crucial life skill, one without which many things in…

Jemima’s Dream

Jemima Puddleduck walked peacefully into work at 8.25.  She nodded to a few of her colleagues on the way in;…

Something on behaviour

I’ve just read a tweet about denying children human rights.  I have assumed it relates to behaviour, and what a…

Six sentences on engagement.

What does engagement actually mean? If a teacher is talking, and all the students are looking at them and seem…

Few tasks better.

This post is about how I think it’s best to have just a few different tasks in your lessons, and…