Tag Archives: #BlogSync

#CynosuralAddiction to blogging by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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Are you a person (or blog) that is the centre of attention or admiration? Are you a cynosural-addict? Hashtag: #CynosuralAddiction Okay, I confess … I’m a cynosural-blogger! I am addicted. There, I’ve said it. Context: In October 2013, I wrote about the #GuiltyTeacher in all of us and its popularity proved very resonant with the … Continue reading »

#Vamoose and #Skedaddle – What next @TeacherToolkit?⤴

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For those of you who have been hiding under your duvet for the past 4 weeks, you may have missed my #Vamoose I’m off! story, regarding teacher content uploading to The TES Resources website. #Vamoose and #Skedaddle In this anticipated post, we hope to highlight the concerns that have been raised by the teaching community; … Continue reading »

Do we need to raise the status of teaching?⤴

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This month’s Blogsync topic – how we can raise the status of the teaching profession – makes things a little difficult for me for one major reason: I teach in Scotland. It really is hard to over-emphasise how important this distinction is. Scotland is, in so many ways, a very different country to England (ask […]

Do we need to raise the status of teaching?⤴

from @ I've Been Thinking

This month’s Blogsync topic – how we can raise the status of the teaching profession – makes things a little difficult for me for one major reason: I teach in Scotland. It really is hard to over-emphasise how important this distinction is. Scotland is, in so many ways, a very different country to England (ask […]

Progress in my classroom? It’s Invisible.⤴

from @ I've Been Thinking

Progress is central to everything we do, but I also feel that it is sometimes misunderstood. Plenty of excellent posts have already been submitted for April Blogsync outlining specific ways in which progress can be planned and measured, and everyone will have their own approach to this. In terms of technical procedures I have an […]

Progress in my classroom? It’s Invisible.⤴

from @ I've Been Thinking

Progress is central to everything we do, but I also feel that it is sometimes misunderstood. Plenty of excellent posts have already been submitted for April Blogsync outlining specific ways in which progress can be planned and measured, and everyone will have their own approach to this. In terms of technical procedures I have an […]

Why do so many teachers leave the profession in the first 5 years?⤴

from @ I've Been Thinking

It is an extremely uncomfortable question. As teachers we want to see a profession which is effective, innovate and forward-thinking; we want constant improvement in the pursuit of excellence, because by nature we are problem-solvers; we want pupils to have the best possible experiences and gain the qualifications they need to succeed in the rest of […]

Why do so many teachers leave the profession in the first 5 years?⤴

from @ I've Been Thinking

It is an extremely uncomfortable question. As teachers we want to see a profession which is effective, innovate and forward-thinking; we want constant improvement in the pursuit of excellence, because by nature we are problem-solvers; we want pupils to have the best possible experiences and gain the qualifications they need to succeed in the rest of […]

BlogSync Topic 1: “The Universal Panacea? The number one shift in UK education I wish to see in my lifetime”⤴

from @ I've Been Thinking

Having started this blog and then (as I thought might happen) completely ignored it for a while, I came across the BlogSync project on Twitter and decided to sign up, hoping that it would spur me on to start actually writing. So, here we go… “The Universal Panacea? The number one shift in UK education I […]