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HASTI 2016: A Reflection

Wakening to the sound of the blunt alarm, I crawled out of bed and got dressed.   The day was fresh and I was about to embark on a new journey.  240 more words

Education

A Hundred (and Some) Years Can Make All the Difference

For the past five years, I’ve taught 7th and 8th grade English. While quite a bit has changed over that time, some things have mostly stayed the same, including most of the novels my students read. 319 more words

Literature

TeachAldenham 2016: Improving Teaching and Learning for staff and students!

Since April 2015, fortnightly Professional Development Breakfast Clubs have been running. Originally organised by Flora Richards and now led by Niamh Brewer, these staff-led sessions cover professional briefings and discussions over bacon rolls and croissants, about such varied topics as: 322 more words

CPD

Thinking Hats: A Tool to Strengthen Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity from @shirleydrummon5

Six Thinking Hats: A Tool to Strengthen Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity Skills

At St Hilda’s we aim and encourage our girls to develop the 3R’s to enable them to be resourceful, resilient and risk takers. 818 more words

Learning Strategies

Burnout in -4 months....

I need to get something off my chest. Now. Get ready for some miserable ranting here.

The last month or so has been an emotional roller coaster. 524 more words

Baby Steps

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #105

I’ve enjoyed a lifetime love affair with English teachers, just like the ones who are being abused in Charleston, West Virginia, today. My English teachers pushed me to be smart and inquisitive, and they taught me the great books of the world with passion and cunning and love.

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Teaching