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Embracing Feminism

Growing up in a pretty conservative christian family, I struggled a lot being a girl who wanted to do so much but felt unable. For example, my church was a typical conservative christian church, where men led the church in everything (preaching, praying, serving etc.) and women did none. 563 more words

Votegraphy: digital photography

A guest blog by Anthony Firmin, WEA course tutor

Workers’ Education Association (WEA) in association with the People’s History Museum are presenting a seven week photography course to run alongside the current exhibition: 177 more words

Learning

Maths Apps for Primary Schools

I was very taken with these Maths apps – they do some great conceptual work in primary schools.

For more details and links to the apps, visit ETML: 10 Useful Maths Practice Apps

Learning

Experts Revealed That Learning About Arthritis Symptoms Can Help Get The Right Diagnosis

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 22, 2015 ) Orlando, FL — Arthritis symptoms may vary from one person to another. However, most sufferers experience two common symptoms and they are inflammation and stiffness. 21 more words

Bullshit Hacking, or Lies Society Taught Me

I bloody love going to see my shrink. Ok don’t get me wrong, the bastard still makes me cry, and remember how it feels to feel things I thought I’d put long behind me, but he’s also some kind of ninja counselling genius who picks out ridiculously profound patterns from my what-I-always-assumed-were random thoughts. 450 more words

Inspiration

My door's open, come on in.

I’ve just had my final ‘official’ observation of the year and one thing I noticed was how little the children’s behaviour changed. I was being watched by my HoD teaching my own form for Science, doing a revision lesson. 714 more words

Pedagogy

Superhero

Tonight was Open House at Tween’s elementary school, our last elementary school Open House ever.

One year ago we toured Tween’s class in under five minutes – his classwork hardly represented, his teacher avoiding eye contact, my stomach in knots. 869 more words