How children learn best -Listen, Talk, Trust | Sara Stanley

If punishment works why does punishment still exist? This is actually a question asked by a 7 year old child in a philosophical discussion using the picturebook Not Now Bernard by David McKee. The children had commented that they thought it strange that Bernard was ignored by his parents rather than punished for being annoying. … More How children learn best -Listen, Talk, Trust | Sara Stanley

My Starters For Five | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

When I first heard about Starter for Five, I was instantly taken by the idea – short, concise, fun… perfect for the busy, new teacher. “Starter for Five is a UK based advice blog for new teachers. Each post gives 5 quick pieces of advice on a particular topic for new teachers and trainees submitted … More My Starters For Five | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Educating Manchester 1: Loving the alien | Tom Bennett

Every successful series has a problem: carry on until everyone hates you  (see: 24), or leave them panting (see: Mad Men).  Remember Happy Days, the once-world-conquering period sitcom that outstayed its welcome, and desperate to keep feeding laxatives to the goose with the golden eggs, wrote the cast into new, odd narratives. Magical midget mojo … More Educating Manchester 1: Loving the alien | Tom Bennett

Delivering RS Linear A level – entering Year 2 | chriseyreteaching

I have thoroughly enjoyed the first year of teaching the OCR A level. As well as rediscovering my love for theology – topics on Jesus and on Bonhoeffer have gone down particularly well – we have particularly got into Business Ethics which helped to dispel the idea that RS is full of old ideas that … More Delivering RS Linear A level – entering Year 2 | chriseyreteaching

Take the time to take the time… | corrineguntripblog

As the end of the summer holidays approaches, it is time for me to make my New Year Resolution- no, not the ‘normal’ kind of New Year Resolution but my New ‘Academic Year’ Resolution. This year the resolution I am committing to making is an ‘easy’ one to make but I fear will be the … More Take the time to take the time… | corrineguntripblog

Delivering RS Linear A level – entering Year 2 | chriseyreteaching

I have thoroughly enjoyed the first year of teaching the OCR A level. As well as rediscovering my love for theology – topics on Jesus and on Bonhoeffer have gone down particularly well – we have particularly got into Business Ethics which helped to dispel the idea that RS is full of old ideas that … More Delivering RS Linear A level – entering Year 2 | chriseyreteaching