Category Archives: Teams

Creating and consuming …

Recently, I wrote and shared a post about wanting to join with other educators to bounce around and grow ideas. I started my blog two years ago, after my mentor and friend gave me a few (not so gentle) nudges to … Continue reading

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Joining the dots

Going to the kitchen is a treat. The product is the reward for children … For teachers, it’s often the process. Our addition and subtraction unit is about to culminate and we consider how we can use the kitchen as … Continue reading

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More than unleashing formal learning at school?

How blessed I am to have eyes that see… And to be in a place that allows me to reflect, consider what I see, and in many ways, be the “third person”. The last term has opened so many windows, … Continue reading

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Celebration …

As I finish conferencing with a Year 6 child today, one of my colleagues, Simon,  approaches me and asks if I’ve got time to chat… Of course I have! I only have the privilege of joining his class once a … Continue reading

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Through my eyes …

Do classroom teachers know that they are valued? Do they know how awesome they are and that they are doing amazing things to move children’s thinking every day? Until recently, I was in my own classroom everyday. I never thought … Continue reading

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The next list of 5 …

‘I’m switching off now!’ the text says. And I wait … I know something I have said will cause one more beep … Or maybe there’ll be a link to blog post in the morning. We live in this world … Continue reading

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Changing scoops…

It’s official! I have not “had my own class” for exactly 112 days. When I announced to my children (the blood relatives at home) that I would be in the learning support department rather than being a classroom teacher, they were devastated. … Continue reading

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