Secondary School Books: A reluctant reader bored with a book

Secondary School Books: 📚 Fiction for Reluctant Readers 📖

Trying to engage reluctant readers is a constant challenge at secondary school. Books have to fight with the wealth of distractions available to today’s teenagers! Half the battle is finding a novel which appeals – so here is a selection of secondary school books! Continue reading Secondary School Books: 📚 Fiction for Reluctant Readers 📖

In Defence of Paper: I’ll Be Keeping Stig of the Dump

If you ever find time to Netflix and chill in amongst all the planning and assessment, you might have caught Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up, in which the Japanese organising consultant compels viewers to de-clutter their lives and homes. Now, I am conscious that my classroom would undoubtedly benefit from the trained eye of a professional organising consultant, although I doubt a teacher’s salary would stretch to such expertise. What I – and numerous other bibliophiles – take issue with is Kondo’s minimalist dictum stating that book collections should be limited to 30. I am willing to concede that space-saving Kindles … Continue reading In Defence of Paper: I’ll Be Keeping Stig of the Dump