Sarah-Jayne Blakemore comes to Edinburgh.

Back in March 2015 I heard the following episode of Jim Al-Khalili's 'The Life Scientific' with Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05mrn29 In listening to this short programme, I felt a real ‘eureka’ moment; after many long years of working with teenagers and knowing instinctively that they are amazing, full of potential and worthy of being treated as … Continue reading Sarah-Jayne Blakemore comes to Edinburgh.

Tree of Knowledge – Study Skills

A week ago today we had another day working with Tree of Knowledge; this time our S4 pupils worked with the brilliant Daryl on study skills. Some of the S4s missed the session and I promised that I would write a summary for them. Of course, notes like this are a poor substitute for the … Continue reading Tree of Knowledge – Study Skills