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Launch show of Haringey Unchained magazine

We are very excited to announce the launch show of ‘Haringey Unchained‘ the creative magazine that was co-produced this year through the intense collaboration of students (and staff) at Haringey Sixth Form College and Middlesex University. 102 more words

It's a small, scary world

This past Friday I was on a field trip with our freshman class to Six Flags. It was a gorgeous day, the kids were behaving remarkably well, and all seemed right with the world.  394 more words

All things English

One of my favorite quotes is by Mark Twain: “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” So true! 356 more words


A-level English reform and English at University

In the 2018 University English meeting, Billy Clark and Andrea Macrae discussed academics’ perceptions and awareness of A-level English reform. The survey, funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme, was conducted  by the ‘ 329 more words


Turning the Tables with Student Voice

Student Voice is a pedagogical approach where you work towards giving students a voice which is listened to and valued within the classroom to allow them to own the learning process. 816 more words


#NationalPoetryDay: writing Golden Shovel poems about freedom (updated with added Patience Agbabi poem)

These brand new poetry writing resources for National Poetry Day (Thursday 28th Sept 2017) use The Golden Shovel form and explore the theme of Freedom. The Golden Shovel is an exciting new form, devised to honour the poet Gwendolyn Brooks. 124 more words

Creating the Calming Classroom

So, it has been a while. Between crazy yearbook deadlines, teaching, family, and M.Ed. classes, this was a clear place to save time. Honestly, time is still at  premium because I don’t know how to take a break. 785 more words