As part of our current Unit of Inquiry into how the world works my class is looking at soil erosion. I love experiments like this that happen over a long period of time as each day the first thing the kids do when they come to class is take a look for changes. 195 more words
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Playdoh is one of my favourite bits of kit when it comes to modelling, mainly because you can quite literally model it!
There are many, many concepts in Science that are difficult to visualise and my students find it helpful to be able to produce their own models to ‘see’ what is often too small observe in reality. 150 more words
It’s all getting a bit Zen for me. Yesterday I spent some time discussing Bhutanese management principles in my first lesson (a subject, incidentally, on which I am not expert), and then went into my next class to find someone decluttering the room. 288 more words
Sometimes my students refuse to talk to me. They are human beings, after all, and not all human beings want to tell you in detail about their job, their day, their problems, their strengths and weaknesses, their evenings, their plans for the weekend, and so on. 405 more words