The Michaela Debates; would that it t’were so simple | Tom Bennett

You’ll probably be familiar with the Michaela School, Wembley’s beacon of free school ambition and high expectations/ ruinous panopticon where children are minced, wrapped, pinched and sold as sausages- take your pick. I’ve spent a day there, interviewed the Head twice, and spoken to many of the staff and students. It makes Marmite look uncontroversial. … More The Michaela Debates; would that it t’were so simple | Tom Bennett

Should we critique or comment on other people’s lesson ideas? | missdcox

With Twitter and online teacher groups people share their lesson ideas all the time. For some it is a life saver, especially if you’re teaching out of your subject area. At events such as TeachMeets, people share their idea or lesson resource and the audience politely clap.  However at which point should you stop and … More Should we critique or comment on other people’s lesson ideas? | missdcox

Should we critique or comment on other people’s lesson ideas? | missdcox

With Twitter and online teacher groups people share their lesson ideas all the time. For some it is a life saver, especially if you’re teaching out of your subject area. At events such as TeachMeets, people share their idea or lesson resource and the audience politely clap.  However at which point should you stop and … More Should we critique or comment on other people’s lesson ideas? | missdcox