Beyond explores zero tolerance school behaviour policy and how it can be misused as a quick and easy “out” for some disruptive students. Continue reading School Behaviour Policy: Zero Tolerance Failing Students?
We’ve all heard the rumours…we know what you think of us! It’s time to put some classic teacher misconceptions to bed and explore what teachers want non-teachers to know… Continue reading What Teachers Want Non-Teachers to Know
Teaching Standard 3 includes the following: ‘Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of Standard English, whatever their specialist subject.’ Is this really fair? With everything else you have to include in your own subject lessons, how can you be expected to include literacy standards and a focus on Standard English too? Surely that’s the job of the English department? Actually, this standard is really important. You need to be able to demonstrate your own understanding and accurate use of Standard English in a range of different ways: report … Continue reading Sneak Some Literacy Into Your Lessons