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I'm Not Teaching Them Enough

I really really want this to be a post on the difficulties of balancing curriculum content, quality teaching, school priorities and behaviour management. I want to share my analysis on the challenges of classroom teaching, the need for Gonski and the endless political reforms that create more work for teachers and don’t solve many problems other than the desire for a better ‘two party preferred’ score. 62 more words


1st Leydean Cubs Rough It for The Rucksack Challenge 2015.

The Clanfield Cubs have taken on the challenge to raise as much money as possible for the Rucksack Project. (Big thanks to MrsB for getting us involved.) If you haven’t heard about it, head on over to… 468 more words


Tax Day, Robin Hood, and the Pangs of Unrealized Voluntarism

I love the story of Robin Hood.

I loved the fox Robin Hood, Erol Flynn’s version is EVERYTHING, and I loved the various British series on the man in green. 570 more words


While We're In The Mood...

In the car on the way to the gym, me and my big sister got talking. At first it was just casually about exams and just doing my best, but then it turned a bit into the actual logic behind school. 1,374 more words


Freedom and the Internet

Better late than never? Some scribbles on civil liberties and technology from 2014…

Yet another year another – in 2014, the Internet hit 25 (depending on exactly the year its various inventors lay claim…). 470 more words

Blogging For The Hell Of It

Getting Political: What the hell, 'gamebros'?

Reading the news is always something of a roller-coaster.  There are high points and low points.  Maybe I should say, though, that the news is more like riding a rickety roller-coaster, because at the end, I usually wind up feeling off-balance, confused, and a tad sick to the stomach, with little of the rush riding a good coaster gives me.  349 more words


#AgGeek: A Millennial Finally Gets a Farm Education

I’m basically waiting around for spring to start.  Come April, I will once again be an apprentice farm hand, continuing my journey toward eventual farmerdom.  To keep the waiting from feeling too much like waiting, I am making myself ag-literate.   1,124 more words