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Not everyone grows up to be an astronaut | Why I believe every subject is important! | Simon Johnson

I was listening to a song whilst driving to work one morning and one of the lyrics got me thinking! The lyrics in question were: “Not everybody grows up to be an astronaut”. 82 more words

Stupid Rich

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” 1,078 more words

My Big Idea | The PLN Challenge | Simon Johnson

1. What is my idea?
My idea is based on Mark Martin’s (@UrbanTeacher) tech-challenge and aims to encourage teachers to expand their Personal Learning Network.2. How does it work? 77 more words

#FrenchGate Full Round-Up

A round-up of the main #FrenchGate events in chronological order.

Friday 21:39: Telegraph publish story by Simon Johnson that cites a leaked Scottish Office document detailing a meeting between Nicola Sturgeon and French diplomats where she allegedly stated that she would rather “David Cameron remain” as Prime Minister… 215 more words

Why I love spending time in the @Staffrm | The home of 'Pedagogy' and 'Positive Thought' | Simon Johnson

‘Thank you’ and ‘Well done’ are words we all love to hear however, how often do we hear the words ‘You are amazing’ or ‘You make a difference’, especially from those we seek recognition from most? 82 more words


~ JR ~ Jefferson’s Revenge

~ TMT ~ The Money Trust

~ OPO ~ Other People’s Oligarchs

~ NEL ~ Not Enough Lifeboats

~ NW ~ No Worries… 64 more words


The vandals took the handles

Reading the bizarre effort by Paul Krugman to portray Obama as a great president, it occurred to me that it all could have been different. Newly elected with a huge mandate for reform, Obama had a chance to break the stranglehold the financial industry had on our economy in the aftermath of the 2008 meltdown. 1,098 more words