Assessment, Curriculum, English, Literacy, Literature, Progress

What about the tree? Why knowledge is empowering.

'Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid'  This quotation tends to lend itself to the idea that curriculum, assessment and differentiation should lead us to expect, and accept, different things for different students due… Continue reading What about the tree? Why knowledge is empowering.

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“Where do I start?” – Applying for your first post

As it's the time of year when requests for help on first teaching applications pop up on #ITTChat, I thought I'd sum up the advice I'm giving regularly as one of the resident lurking mentors. Keep a list of everything you've done/achieved - refer to it when you're looking for examples to support your claims Read the… Continue reading “Where do I start?” – Applying for your first post