A difficult lesson…and the need to keep learning.

I have had a tough week. Without going into detail, I have once again experienced a mismatch between the world and my expectations of it. I am having to reflect, hard, about the idea that I may be a bit of a bully towards people who do not work at the same speed or have … Continue reading A difficult lesson…and the need to keep learning.

Generation Leisure?

I few things have got me thinking this week and have resulted in me writing this post. I recently wrote a wellbeing update (https://lenabellina.wordpress.com/2016/03/11/wellbeing-15-16-update/) and received some very helpful feedback from @jillberry which included a suggestion that I watch this by @jasonramasami: https://vimeo.com/130382402. I also read a very thought provoking post by Susan Ward ( … Continue reading Generation Leisure?

Statistics, data and assessment….or weighing pigs.

‘A pig does not get fatter the more you weigh it.’ Anon. Yesterday I was involved in a discussion around the way we collect data and statistics around pupils with additional support needs. It got me thinking about the issues around the processes for recording, assessing and diagnosing within education. And I have not found … Continue reading Statistics, data and assessment….or weighing pigs.