#nobestwayoverall

#nobestwayoverall After being in hundreds of schools and thousands and thousands of lessons, my experience would lend my support to the hashtag #nobestwayoverall. However, experience is nothing like enough. I have only been in a very small proportion of all the...

When does learning occur?

I’m prompted to write this after some recent tweets and blog posts extolling Prof Coe’s position that: ‘Learning occurs when we think hard’ Is this true? And if it is, what exactly are the implications of this for teachers? If it is true, then...

Is there a ‘best way’ to teach?

I wrote this as a result of reading two excellent posts from @Sue_Cowley and @debrakidd, both of which were written in response to other posts saying we should never use such things as ‘Pokémon Go’ in the classroom, as they are ‘gimmicks’. The...