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‘Teachers have normalised getting shafted!’

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Apologies for my use of slang – blame frustration and/or the several glasses of wine I’ve drunk. And – before we get going – this isn’t a post that targets teachers that do; or those that don’t. As an ex-teacher… Continue Reading →

Not Everyone Leaving Teaching Is Cartwheeling Out Of The Job

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And so it ends. I’d planned on leaving teaching in a cowboy outfit; riding a horse that I was – one day – going to blag off Summer’s Mum. I’d trot through a guard-of-honour; I’d high-five the kids; tip my… Continue Reading →

‘The Alphabet-Cam’…

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We’re BACK! The Alphabet-Cam is the latest innovative spelling resource from the team behind ‘The Spelling-Cam'; a resource that allows you to learn – and master – the alphabet through photography, exploration and play. Our built-in ‘ABC-Cam’ adds a letter… Continue Reading →

‘The Spelling-Cam’…

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Teach to the Hilt – with my inspirational wife – is proud to present our very own App, available to download for iOS devices in the AppStore. From our little boy’s homework, to blog-post, and then the AppStore; it’s a… Continue Reading →

How To Become a Planning Jedi Master…

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Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house; not a creature was stirring…except the poor woman asking for Y3 Stone Age planning on my Facebook feed. On Christmas Eve! A cringe-worthy but sad reflection of how far people… Continue Reading →

10 Unconventional Tips For New Teachers…

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  The exodus of newly-qualified teachers has tripled in the last six years (The Guardian, March 2015); many of whom choose never to even step foot in a classroom following their training. This statistic is more worrying considering the rise… Continue Reading →

Why ALL Teachers Should Play Pokemon GO!

Caught myself a Jigglypuff today. Held a Gym for three hours and collected enough Stardust to take my evolved Zubat through the 600CP threshold. Boom. Now – if you got all that – I applaud you. You’ve either embraced your… Continue Reading →

Spray Your Way To Success…

I came across – and shared on my FB page – a version of the ‘Shhhhhhhhh – Quiet!’ spray some months ago. To this day, I’m still unsure whether it was created to be sprayed around a room or in… Continue Reading →

Keith And The Vanishing School…

By now you’ll have read the opening to Keith’s tale. So many unanswered questions. Where has he been working all this time? What happened to the school? Who was the old lady? You think you’re confused – imagine how Keith… Continue Reading →

Language of Writing As Alien To Our Kids As It Is To Actual Aliens!

We’re told to never start with an apology – I’m sorry. What can I say? I like to push boundaries and after all, weren’t rules – so many of them anyway – meant to be broken? I’m sorry to anyone… Continue Reading →

Parents’ Evening Horror Stories

Let’s cut to the chase. Why is a 3-year-old kid in a reading den with a four-pack of Stella at her sister’s Parents’ Evening? Moments like that stay with you forever; stay with my mate forever. It’s his story. Honest…. Continue Reading →

The Spelling-Cam…

Bring The Classroom Into Your Camera…

Jon Snow Gets Owned By His Teacher…

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