Arts in School – on way out?

Being in the company of positive wizards is great! It gives you so much energy, enthusiasm and that feeling that anything is possible. I had that feeling when I attended the first HeadRoom forum hosted by FilmclubUK at BAFTA. This meeting was a follow-up response to the very successful ‘Closing the Gap’ conference in November 2010 where a variety of […]

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Disruptive behaviour – revisited

After the emotional roller coaster of my DS wedding, I have decided to take a few days off from the blog. I can’t bear the thought of you not finding something to look at though Dear Reader so will post some guest posts from people  that you may have missed! ************************ This post was origianlly published by Sue Atkins on […]

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School Communications – do they work?

 We are almost at the end of Term 2 (the autumn term in old money!). This is usually the most hectic term as it has lots of learning in it and Christmas!  That means plays, shows, concerts. It is the term with colds, flu and snow. Looking at those lists, it is the term that really needs good communication between […]

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Snow closures – avoidable?

Those beautiful, uniquely designed flakes of crystal water are with us again. Yes, it is snow! If you are a Christmas card designer it is manna from heaven. If you are in any other profession I suspect it is a bit of a nuisance. Up until recent years, apart from our colleagues in Scotland, heavy falls of snow were not […]

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School-based teacher training – yes?

As the debate about the White Paper moves into the frenetic stage, I was pondering about the training teachers in school bit. Now, this post is not about the rights and wrongs of such a policy. That is for the many other commentators out there. No, I wanted to think about what the implications may be. What training would be […]

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TeachMeet – excellent CPD!

 Well, I’ve done it! I’ve attended a TeachMeet! For those of you unfamiliar with the phenomenon, it is exactly what it says on the tin – a meeting of teachers mostly passionate to the point of madness interested in technology and how it can enhance learning. Phrases like ‘unconference’ and ‘a coffee break that is the conference’ are other ways […]

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