Monthly Archives: December 2014

#Nurture1415: my contribution

My best bits from 2014. 1. Becoming a father My darling daughter Erin joined the world in May. The last 7 and a bit months have been an amazing adventure, she’s brought a new perspective to my world and made … Continue reading

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The Healthy Teacher Project: In The Beginning

“Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair.” Dorothy Parker What do you get the man who wants for nothing? I’m married, I have a daughter, a roof over my head, a decent job, the trappings of … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Persevere

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” H.G. Wells If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. This is a short post to wrap everything up. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Network

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. The Sword of Damocles I’ll happily … Continue reading

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Actual Maths: Total Recall

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics It has been 10 years since I last taught A-level Mathematics. I was good at it, and I had … Continue reading

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Rebloggable: 12th December 2014

Spreading the love for brilliant content, every week… Resources Colleen Young has updated her annual Christmas ICT-based Maths resources. Extremely useful for the last week of term. Maths Teaching Dan Meyer loves a whiteboard. General Education  Laura McInerney on 8 … Continue reading

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Thinking Aloud: There’s Nothing Like Common Sense

“One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” Tim Burton Bip, Bop, Bip, Bop… Time for another analogy. People complain – rightly – about moving goalposts, and how it’s harder to achieve standards when the expectations change seemingly month on month. … Continue reading

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