Monthly Archives: June 2011

Great preservice teachers are worth their weight in gold!

Laryngitis is not a lot of fun, particularly when you love words! In any case, on Thursday afternoon last week I turned up to work, with a rather husky sounding voice. I already had a my prac student teaching my … Continue reading

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Noli te des bastardes carborundorum

The title of this blog post comes from Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaids Tale. Yes, it is a rather confronting title for a blog post, but there is a story behind how I came to write this post and title … Continue reading

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What I’m reading now….

I am finally starting to feel in control again, after the whirlwind of a year it has been! With many, many commitments that have taken me away from the one thing that I really wanted to start this year, my … Continue reading

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Different learning styles

I’ve just read an article about learning styles and the ways in which educators use the data to inform classroom practice, in this month’s Harvard Education Newsletter. The article suggests that whilst there may be preferences in how students like … Continue reading

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