#SpeedPD: Plan Your Weekend!

“I should be doing that marking…” – This dog, probably. What are you up to? We believe that the weekend is time to unwind and relax… and no one wants to feel like they’ve wasted their two days of grace each week. Here are some handy tips to make the most of your weekend that you can read in less than a minute! Have something to look forward to! Binge some TV, go on a hike, make dinner reservations… Have a plan! Ditch your work emails. Don’t open them, don’t reply and if youΒ must have email apps installed on your … Continue reading #SpeedPD: Plan Your Weekend!

Twinkl Secondary – What’s the Point?

I am fantastic at planning lessons. In fact I would go so far as to say that planning and creating resources is my absolute strongest suit as a teacher. During my five rollercoaster years in the classroom if you had told me, “Don’t worry about thinking through the minutiae of your lesson structure and putting together a fabulous PowerPoint, someone else is going to do that for you. All you need to do is teach,” then I would have been a little bit taken aback. That was my favourite part of the job. Roll forwards to now: I’ve been working … Continue reading Twinkl Secondary – What’s the Point?