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Scrat Like some kind of modern-day CGI Sisyphus, Scrat tells us everything we need to know about the futility of misplaced effort. But he also teache... [Read on ...]

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Learn this. Deliver it from a lectern or at a TED Talk or to the mirror. Or to someone else's mirror. Or out of a car window or into a car window. ... [Read on ...]

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Teacher? Educator? Then you probably have one of the most emotionally complex, under valued, publicly berated, depressingly thankless yet totally esse... [Read on ...]

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Humaira Bachal is 26 and has purpose. She had purpose aged 13 when she began her own school, teaching neighbourhood kids less fortunate than... [Read on ...]

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Why bother? I'd much rather have that from a pupil in class than blank-eyed compliance. At least why bother provides evidence of motivation and a moti... [Read on ...]

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Three things about the Olympics: Infectious, In Your Face & Inspiring  London 2012 was infectious. I am now a fan of the Angolan... [Read on ...]

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She's revising. I admire her time management; a healthy balance of work, rest and play. However the 'rest' includes a regular morning run on the Downs... [Read on ...]

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  http://www.agoodweek.com/ - valuable idea - get gooding - all it takes is a slightly different mindset....

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Working with one of my favourite teachers this week. She told me she'd always been 'at the bottom of the top set' in school. Music, for example, she'd... [Read on ...]

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I've been 'on the road' since January. I'm taking some time off. Off the road that is. Still working but sitting down more.  'In the office' requ... [Read on ...]

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Lord Putnam's rally-call We Are The People We Have Been Waiting For concludes that a rich and worthwhile education equally values academic and non-aca... [Read on ...]

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"I can sort this. There is a way to sort this": (teacher fixing a problem in front of her class - the Teachers' TV clip had reset itself to the star... [Read on ...]

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In Northern Ireland this week and greeted one morning by a SAT NAV first: Programmed in origin & destination, route calculated, then it announ... [Read on ...]

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Monday: Changing classroom practice across a whole school Tuesday: Changing self-knowledge & skills of 130 Y8s Wednesday: Changing behaviours &a... [Read on ...]

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Parents talking to their toddlers: You're going to fall; You can't manage that; You're going to go splat; Be careful; Come back down; You'll never ... [Read on ...]

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"Praising students for their intelligence, then, hands them not motivation and resilience but a fixed mind-set with all its vulnerability. In contras... [Read on ...]

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