After seeing a few things on social media about how some disapprove of David Walliams’ books always being available in the shops, Mr Morgs explains why we should never discourage reading for pleasure, whatever it may be.
Blogs and vlogs by teachers, for teachers.
I am sure I am not the only one who loves the start of a new topic or theme. The thing I love most about it is the excitement of the immersion lesson, getting the children hooked and begging to find out more!
‘So we are at the end of a gruelling autumn term. Many of us have experienced huge knock backs and are running on fumes. It’s a good time to remember that sometimes you’ve got to stick to who you are and what you know.’
Labels are part of our society; it’s how we can distinguish one thing from another. How would you describe yourself? Enthusiastic, kind, sensitive? What about the children in your class or school? Jayne Carter investigates.
What toll does teaching have on us?
In her first poem for Nexus, Cate Knight reflects on why we do what we do?
Sometimes we use words with little or no thought. Words like ‘Good’ are used all the time. Rebecca Clarke argues that the word ‘Good’ means very little and is subjective. She argues that schools and OFSTED should think again when using it.
Gemma is giving her festive tips for the season’s festivities.
Is ‘growth mindset some crazy, higher belief that takes an age to develop’ or is it something more? Ben Cooper discusses just how do you grow a growth mindset?
With Ofsted’s new focus on curriculum coherence, it is now, more than ever, so important to be able to explain the logic behind your curriculum and the coherence that it has.
In his latest blog, Mr. Morgs reflects on everything he wished he’d known when he was an NQT in a letter from his future self.