The Social Media Reaction To The Manchester Bombing

The Social Media Reaction To The Manchester Bombing

The rules of mass communication have been changing for the last few years, but as social media has given everyone the opportunity to mass broadcast their innermost thoughts to followers around the world. Jon Ronson covered this in  fantastic book; so you’ve been...
Election day: The student based solution

Election day: The student based solution

On a day like today, it seems unusual to write something about education. However, things have changed since my previous post about how nurses mattered in the election, but teachers didn’t. Education has risen back up the agenda, with the Guardian featuring The...
A thing worth having is worth cheating for

A thing worth having is worth cheating for

The Guardian published an article titled I’m teaching – and I’m cheating. But why would any teacher cheat?. I actually think that teachers, more or less, have to cheat to stay in the profession. This may be controversial, but in the profession there are...
The Fidget Spinners myth

The Fidget Spinners myth

If you want a teacher’s guide to fidget spinners download from TES, or perhaps try an interactive probability lesson for just £3 (FREE if you use the code MEGA-MAY) Fidget spinners are a new toy, and are being banned in schools around the world due to the noise...