If Teachers Behaved like Big Business…

If teachers behaved like Big Business… Lessons would be termed strategic multimedia presentations. Each one would take a week of meticulous planning and we would expect to be undisturbed during the entire operation. We would award ourselves annual bonuses just … Continue reading If Teachers Behaved like Big Business…

4 April Fools’ Day Pranks Teachers Can Play

April Fools’ Day is a day of wariness on all fronts. You can’t believe anything you read, hear or see and those excuses your students offer for no homework or being late are dealt with even greater scrutiny. That being … Continue reading 4 April Fools’ Day Pranks Teachers Can Play

The Unsung School Hero

She always comes in smiling with a bounce within her walk; She’s busy but she’s always sure she’s got the time to talk. She copies worksheets, sorts them out, because I’m out of time, And when I think a lesson’s bad she’ll reassure it’s fine.   He sits with kids who cannot write and never learnt to read; He helps them to make sense of work and try til they succeed. He tidies, sorts and photocopies, makes a great display; He helps to tidy classrooms at the end of every day.   She laughs with students, shows them how to … Continue reading The Unsung School Hero