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#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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Interventions AKA Helping Students

Originally posted on Class Teaching:
At our INSET day on Friday, Andy Tharby and I spoke about interventions.  We wanted to clarify what we understood by the term intervention.  The most important point we wanted to stress was that interventions are not…

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Edublog Awards 2014

Originally posted on cavmaths:
My timehop today informed my that it’s a year since I posted my nominations for the Edublog Awards 2013. I had forgotten they existed and thought I would enter some nominations. Unfortunately, nominations have closed. So…

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A Moment of Reflection

“Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” Yvonne Woon So, it has been nearly two months since I started writing this blog. What inspired me to start was the groundswell of ideas … Continue reading

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Headaches Across the Curriculum: what’s the point in whole-school numeracy?

Originally posted on Until I Know Better:
In September I saw this photo and hurried to send it to another teacher in our department so that I wouldn’t be alone in my wailing and gnashing of teeth.   Bless the…

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Rebloggable: 14th November 2014

Spreading the love for brilliant blogs, every week… Resources IS THERE NOTHING THIS MAN CANNOT DO??? Maths Teaching The “I was never good at maths” mindset has met its match. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr Bruno Reddy. Oh, and he still doesn’t … Continue reading

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Movin’ On

Time for an update on my circumstances. I’ve been Head of Maths at my current school for over two years. Prior to that I was Head of Maths/Subject Specialist at another school for three. In other words, I’ve been a … Continue reading

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