This week I have been dealing with quite a few angry young men. I put out an appeal on twitter to see what resources people might suggest using but in the end I created the following as a tool for encouraging reflection and solution focus. Please feel free to feed back / adapt / use. … Continue reading Angry young men
On Monday I delivered CPD on making our classrooms more inclusive. I shared quotes from the technical guidance on 2010 equalities act that says when it is not ok to exclude and why we need to make reasonable adaptations to our systems. I shared extracts from the Scottish Standards for teacher registration that use the … Continue reading Inclusive CPD?
Friday thoughts. This year at school I have started to circulate a weekly email to staff entitled 'Friday thoughts.' It has generally been received with a positive response and below is the email I sent yesterday. Perhaps you might like to do something similar in your school? Happy Friday! I don't know about you but … Continue reading Friday thoughts: CPD on a budget?
This is a repost of a blog I wrote six months ago on @staffrm. http://staffrm.io/@lenabellina/Vl9s6Gu7et I thought that the advice may be useful for those starting back with classes after a long break. Or for those new to teaching this term. But, in addition, I have lost my voice! It started with a sore throat … Continue reading Do as I say and look after your voice.