Using Peer Teaching to maximise Progress

“Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.”– Robert Staubach A few years ago I did an interview, now, I am not a fan of interviews especially when I am in the same room with the other contenders who seem to have a bigger advantage and I justContinue reading “Using Peer Teaching to maximise Progress”

Possible Solutions for Secondary School exams during COVID-19

“By Failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin. Amidst the growing concerns and unpredictability of the coronavirus pandemic, is the uncertainty of how to assess students at the end of their high school journey in year 11 or year 13. Indeed, this pandemic has certainly stretched us and forced us toContinue reading “Possible Solutions for Secondary School exams during COVID-19”

COVID has placed me in a box!

“When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” —Tuli Kupferberg Like so many things that have been postponed, cancelled or spoiled by COVID, teaching has had its challenges with this pandemic. For many of us teachers, we are now forced to teach literally from the front of the room or our desk -whether you sit orContinue reading “COVID has placed me in a box!”