I have got into the habit of sharing articles or videos, or random stuff, I find interesting (or funny, or sad, or really annoying) on Facebook, where I probably would previously have written about them here. Perhaps because it’s quick and easy. Perhaps because I’m more likely to get responses …
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What has made me think this week. Benefits, sexism, Gaza and what talk about in social media. What’s made you think this week?
Do teachers need to be good at spelling? Is it a good idea for a school to hire proofreaders to spelling in reports?
Where do you get your news from? Do you have a main site for finding headlines and quick news facts and somewhere else for opinions? Do you keep it all to blogs and avoid the mainstream press?
A post with a message to my youngest girl on her third birthday and to all girls in the world on International Day of the Girl
I came to it expecting to be cynical, disappointed and sarcastic, but was pleasantly surprised to be moved by actual national pride.
Michael Gove wants to institute a wholesale reform of the exam system and the national curriculum without actually taking on board the conclusions of the experts he’s asked to look at it
Let’s invest in SureStart centres, who already provide parenting classes and support for parents.
The Year 1 phonics screening check will see children reading 40 words to their teacher to test their grasp on phonics.